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News Flash
Feb. 13, 2013
For Immediate Release—African American Music Gala 2013 - Concert features works of eight Black women composers including Houstonian Lela Anderson. Click here to download a PDF of this news release.

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Release Date: February 13, 2013
Contact: Houston Ebony Music Society, Inc., 713-335-3800 or 713-591-6439, ebonymusic92@earthlink.net

African American Music Gala 2013 - Concert features works of
eight Black women composers including Houstonian Lela Anderson

Houston Ebony Opera Guild proudly announces its Annual African American Music Gala:A Concert of Works by Black Women Composers. The program will feature Spirituals, art songs, and instrumental selections by a group of eight women composers that includes pioneers Florence Price, Undine Moore, Margaret Bonds, and others, along with today's Lela Anderson, a native Houstonian who whose work is currently receiving international acclaim.

With A. Jan Taylor as conductor, the two concert performances will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, February 23 and 4 p.m., Sunday, February 24 at Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas Avenue. Free parking available in the Cathedral's garrage.

PERFORMERS
The roster of performers for African American Music Gala 2013 includes the Houston Ebony Opera Guild Chorus, soprano Joan Bolden Hubert, and piano soloist Fennoyee Thomas. A. Jan Taylor is conductor; Vicki A. Seldon is accompanist. The +winner of Houston Ebony Opera Guild's Outstanding Emerging Artist Award will be announced and will also perform.

TICKETS
Ticket prices for the Annual African Music Gala are as follows.
Adult :$25 in advance/$30 at the door
Group: $20 each for group of 10 or more
Student: $15 (ages 6-18)

Tickets may be purchased through the following channels:

  • online at www.houstonebonymusic.org
  • at outlets including:
    • Black Heritage Gallery, 5408 Almeda Rd., Houston 77004 (Tel:713-529-7900)
      Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
    • KD Music & Arts, 20225 Katy Freeway, Katy, TX 77450 (Tel:281-647-6996)
      Cash and checks only accepted.
  • by calling 713-335-3800

For additional information, please call 713-335-3800 or 713-591-6439. E-mail communication may sent to ebonymusic92@earthlink.net.

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