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ArtsLIVE Performance Series

My Sister's Keeper

3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022

Vanguard Legacy Concert

Please note that this concert will be performed at the Sears Recital Hall, on the first floor of the Jesse Philips Humanities Center (not Fitz Hall).

Conceived in 2018, The My Sister's Keeper team of performing scholars continues the exploration of African American women composers through the lens of African American women performing scholars. After presenting with rousing success for national audiences via the National Association of Teachers of Singing, National Opera Association and the International Congress of Voice Teachers, Drs. Minnita Daniel-Cox, Alexis Davis-Hazell, Marcía Porter, and Rosalyn Wright Floyd are pleased to present their My Sister's Keeper: Dunbar Edition recital tour for early November of 2022.

Called by Mary Church Terrell the poet laureate of the Negro race, Paul Laurence Dunbar was seminal in establishing the African American literary voice and sparked the flame that would later become the Harlem renaissance. His vivid imagery, brilliance with standard English and dialect and frequent use of the Black, American female perspective make him a favorite of African American women composers such as Florence Price, Zenobia Powell Perry, Irene Britton Smith, Betty Jackson King, and many more.

This recital program is followed by a discussion panel and Q&A.

Directions to Sears: From Brown Street, go EAST on Kiefaber Street. Where the road ends, turn LEFT onto Evanston Ave,  (the UD Rec Center will be directly in front of you), turn LEFT into the C parking lot. The Jesse Philips Humanities Ctr is to the RIGHT of the Kettering Engineering and Research Laboratories building.

Parking: C-LOT is closest/recommended; no pass needed on weekends, but for weeknights stop to request a free pass.



Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2946