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September

University of Michigan (Moore Building)
Ann Arbor, Michigan

2019 Conference on African American Music

“Reflecting on the Past…Reaching toward the Future, II” for composers, performers and scholars. Featuring performances and panels. Hosted by Dr. Louise Toppin, Videmus, and the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance. (See detailed description from Sept. 12, 2019)

October

Berkeley Piano Club
Berkeley, CA

Dracula Rising: Ghosts of Hollywood Past

Music by Polish and immigrant Hollywood composers of the 40s to the present

Also: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 12 p.m., Cafe Europa (Berkeley), FREE, location TBD, and
Thursday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m., Paderewski Festival, Cass Winery, Paso Robles (without the Moore and Garner)

Musicians: Nanette McGuinness, soprano, Anne Lerner-Wright, cello, and guest pianist Karen Rosenak.

January

Center for New Music
San Francisco, CA

Blooming Flowers: Music of Women Composers

Ensemble for These Times performs the World Premiere of Chinese composer Weiwei Miao's "Blooming Flowers, Full Moon" for piano trio, along with works by 8 living women composers.

Musicians: Nanette McGuinness, soprano; Anne Lerner-Wright, cello; Dale Tsang, piano; and guest violinist Ilana Blumberg

February

The Ware Center
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lift Every Voice and Sing

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" is a concert of music featuring 20th and 21st century African American composers. This concert will be sung by four young artists who are African American opera singers. Two of our singers will recently have performed in "Porgy and Bess" at the Metropolitan Opera, and two were recently in the premier of "Stonewall" with the New York City Opera. They will be accompanied by Dr. Maria Corley, Lancaster's finest collaborative pianist. Also a composer, we will be featuring several of Dr. Corley's songs in the concert. The concert will take place at The Ware Center of Millersville University.

March

Noe Valley Ministry
San Francisco, CA

Mothers & Daughters

E4TT performs our annual commissions concert on International Women's Day.

Musicians: Nanette McGuinness, soprano; Anne Lerner-Wright, cello; Dale Tsang, piano; with guest artists Laura Reynolds, English horn, and Ilana Blumberg, violin.

June

Old First Concerts
1751 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA

Dreams of Distant Lands

Join E4TT for our season closer, "Dreams of Distant Lands," with music by composers, about artists, or to texts by poets who were oppressed in their times or who longed for their native lands.