10th World Music and Dance Concert (sponsored event)
10th WORLD MUSIC AND DANCE CONCERT
DIRECTORS: Paschal Yao Younge and Zelma Badu-Younge
The College of Fine Arts at Ohio University is pleased to present the 10th World Music and Dance Concert, the climax of the 2nd Global Arts Festival, celebrating Diversity, Global Arts, and International Education at Ohio University. Special Guests for this 10th-anniversary concert include the National Dance Company of Ghana, Azaguno, Messiah University Symphony Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble, New Chords on the Block, Ohio University African Ensemble, and Ohio University Steel band. The show will feature traditional and popular music and dances from Ghana, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, and Togo. There will also be special American premiers of several powerful, moving, and new eclectic African Contemporary Orchestral and Percussion works inspired by African history, culture, creative arts, and aesthetics; composed/arranged by Dr. Paschal Yao Younge with Choreography by Dr. Zelma Badu-Younge, both professors of music and dance at Ohio University respectively. Come and experience a variety of musical sounds and dance movements from all over the world and discover many different but equally valid ways of constructing music, dance, and visual arts. The concert will be a unique global theatrical experience that will transform the stage of the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
SPONSORS: College of Fine Arts, Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Global Affairs, Center for International Studies, Performing Arts Series, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, University College, Honors Tutorial College, Multicultural Programs and Center, African Studies Program, Campus Involvement Center, School of Dance, School of Music, College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Visual Arts + Design, Scripps College of Communication, School of Films, School of Theatre, The Movement Organization, Berekum African Market, Jackie O's Pub & Brewery - Athens, Ohio, Puffin Foundation West, Hostetler Gallery, Black Student Cultural Programming Board. (BSCPB), Cutler Scholars Program, Graduate Student Senate, and Arts for Ohio.