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"Shades of Africa" Music Festival - April 2-6, 2013 - Weber Music Hall UMD - all concerts 7:30pm - Call (218) 726-8877 for tickets - Group and package deals available.


“Shades of Africa”
Music Festival

April 2, 2013 - 7:30pm
“Offrandes Vodouesques”
Chantal Lavigne, mezzo soprano
assisted by Dr. Jeanne Doty

“Offrandes Vodouesques, a wonderful repository of pure Haitian folkloric music. (...)a master piece” writes Serge Bellegarde, about Lavigne’s latest CD. Chantal Lavigne has performed as soloist at the Festival International de Littérature, the Mois du Créole, the Festival de Musique Multi-Montréal, the Festival International duo-piano in Montreal, with the Montreal Opera Guild, the Théâtre d'art lyrique de Laval, Tréteaux Opéra Québec, the Opéra Comique du Québec, the Société de recherche et de diffusion de la musique haïtienne, and the Laval and McGill Universities Opera Studios.

Masterclass with UMD Voice Student
Monday April 1, 2013 6:00pm in Humanities 150 (open and free to all)

Meet the Artist, informal conversation with Ms. Lavigne Topics: Career, Music, Haitian Folk and Ritual Music. Location and time UMD Ballroom (12-2pm) Food provided. (open and free to all)

Weber Music Hall
or call (218) 726-8877

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“Shades of Africa” Music Festival is sponsored by the UMD Music Department and
grants by the Campus Climate Initiative and the Academic Affairs Diversity Initiative.


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