Sweet Honey: Ensemble-In-Residence

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Wednesday February 21, 2018

From UChicago News

Sweet Honey in the Rock appointed UChicago ensemble-in-residence

Sweet Honey in the Rock, an internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-nominated female African-American a cappella ensemble, has been appointed the Don Michael Randel Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Chicago for the 2018-19 season.

During its three residency weeks in 2018-19, Sweet Honey will work with students in the Department of Music’s choral ensembles in a sequence of workshops, coaching sessions and free public performances. The ensemble also will visit Department of Music classes; participate in panel discussions with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture and other campus entities; host a workshop and song circle with community singers; present educational outreach concerts for local K-12 students; and present public performances on campus.”

“We look forward to sharing our music, legacy and commitment to social justice and evolutionary thinking and action with the University, its students and the surrounding communities in the Chicago area,” the group said in a statement.

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