Events

‘African-American History: A Journey Through the Music’

April 17, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
400 N Carolina El Paso Tx 79915

Venue:
Grace United Methodist Church
Admission:
Free
Contact Phone Number:
915-227-6002

Young El Paso Singers, conducted by Cindy Jay, will host a concert in honor of African American heritage, as part of its Sounds of Grace Concert Series.This story begins in Africa, travels across the ocean on slave ships, traces auctions, slavery, minstrelsy and Jim Crow Laws, and continues through the early days of the civil rights movement culminating with Martin Luther King, Jr. The music is presented with brief narrations. The singers will be accompanied on piano by Ruben Gutierrez.


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