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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 6, 2013 - 7:30pm
“Dance Africa”
with Dr. Joshua Russell, piano
with the UMD Symphony Orchestra
Jean R Perrault, conductor

Joshua Russell has performed as a pianist, organist, and conductor throughout the United States, Europe, and Haiti. Widely regarded as an expert on the piano music of Haiti, Dr. Russell recently performed an encore recital of Haitian piano music at the Haitian Embassy in Washington, D.C., after which Haitian Ambassador Raymond Joseph stated:
"As an interpreter of Haitian music, you could not find a better person. He was an inspiration to everyone who heard him. He is an inspiration to me."

Masterclass with UMD Piano Students
Friday April 5, 2013 (10am) in Weber Music Hall (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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