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Englewood Sings!

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date

March 16, 2024

Time

1:00 PM

location

Kennedy-King College: U Center Great Hall (740 W. 63rd St.)

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Add to Calendar 3/16/2024 1:00 PM America/Chicago Englewood Sings! Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Englewood Neighborhood Choir, Englewood Sings is a music festival with workshops and showcase. This event is free and open to the public, and singers ages 8-18 are encouraged to participate! Kennedy-King College: U Center Great Hall (740 W. 63rd St.)

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Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Englewood Neighborhood Choir, Englewood Sings is a festival of musical and cultural workshops, culminating in an exciting showcase performance by the Englewood Neighborhood Choir, all workshop participants, and special guests the Kentucky State University Concert Choir, led by Dr. Keith McCutchen.

We welcome the talented youth of Englewood to make their presence known by singing for peace, love, joy and justice. Singers ages 8-18 are encouraged to participate! Register in advance.

The showcase is free and open to the public, but we appreciate donations to keep our programs and events accessible to all!


Schedule

  • 1-3:30pm: Musical and Cultural Workshops
  • 3:30-4pm: Break
  • 4-5pm: Englewood Sings Showcase


Workshop Leaders

  • Lonnie Norwood, Director of Africana Studies & Englewood Neighborhood Choir Conductor, Uniting Voices
  • Farlanda Buchannon, Conductor and Choreographer, Uniting Voices
  • Ivelisse Diaz, Bomba Con Buya

special guest

Keith McCutchen and the Kentucky State University Concert Choir

Pianist, composer and conductor Keith McCutchen is the director of the Kentucky State University Concert Choir and director of Choral Activities at Kentucky State. Previously, McCutchen has taught music theory and jazz piano at St. Olaf College, Northfield Minnesota, directed the vocal jazz ensembles at the University of Minnesota, as well as served as director of the African American Choral Ensemble at Indiana University, Bloomington. Prior to teaching at the collegiate level, Keith taught in the Fayette County School system, Lexington Kentucky, teaching, Arts and Humanities at Tates Creek Middle School and chorus at Henry Clay High School and School for the Performing Arts, SCAPA of Lexington.

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