Michigan State University concert in Detroit honors Black composers

Michigan State University concert in Detroit honors Black composers

MSU Wind Symphony partners with the Detroit School of Arts for special event

Featuring, in-person, renowned composers Kevin Day and Omar Thomas as well as Detroit’s own Damien Crutcher, the Michigan State University Wind Symphony kicks off its burgeoning partnership with the Detroit School of Arts for a special performance at DSA that honors Black composers. The event, “Music Honoring Black History Month with the MSU Wind Symphony,” is free and open to the public, and it takes place Sunday, February 6, at 3 p.m.

Tickets for the February 6 concert are free and required for entry, with attendance limited to 400 people. Call the Detroit School of Arts main office to reserve your ticket: 313-494-6427 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Tickets will be available at Will Call or may be picked up at DSA. The DSA is located at 123 Selden Street in Midtown Detroit. The event will also be rebroadcast on WRCJ 90.9 FM on Sunday, Feb. 13, noon EST.

Thanks to the support of Detroit Public Television, the event will be digitally broadcast for those who are unable to attend in person. To watch the broadcast online, visit the MSU College of Music YouTube channel.

To help maintain a safe concert-going experience, proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the concert is required of all attendees for ages 12 and up. Details can be found on the College of Music’s website under MSU Music COVID-19 directives, along with answers to commonly asked questions on the College’s FAQ webpage.

The event is finished.


Feb 06 2022


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Thayrone X
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Dana Loesch
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Joe Pags
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Steve Gruber
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