‘Women’s History in Music’ concert set for March 22

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For Women’s History Month, Cecilia Smith & Lafayette Harris, Jr., will present a free concert featuring pieces composed by women, pieces about women, and pieces that were composed to bring awareness for the need for equity and equality for all.

Cecilia Smith (vibraphone) is a composer, arranger and teaching artist who received a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Masterpiece Award for works presented at the Kennedy Center.

Lafayette Harris, Jr. (piano) is a composer whose most recent album went to #1 on the Jazzweek Jazz charts in February 2020.

He has shared the stage with the Duke Ellington Legacy Orchestra, Houston Person, Max Roach and Ernestine Anderson, among others.

The free Gifts of Art concert series is streamed on the Michigan Medicine YouTube channel and LinkedIn page. For more info and other concerts in the series, please visit www.med.umich.edu/goa/performances.htm.

What: Gifts of Art free concert

When: Noon – 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 22

Where: https://youtu.be/81toSkE3i6I

From the link you can set a reminder, save it to a watchlist or watch it any time after the stream begins.

Gifts of Art featured concert series playlist: https://michmed.org/q4w9Y