Fusion: Poetry Voiced in Choral Song
A Collaborative Project with JMU’s Furious Flower Poetry Center
Wednesday, September 24 @ 8 pm
FORBES CONCERT HALL
This uplifting choral celebration features Broadway sensation Aurelia Williams, the Morgan State University Choir directed by Eric Conway, and the JMU Madison Singers and Chorale, with original music composed by Randy Klein and based on the poetry of Margaret Walker, Michael Harper and Yusef Komunyakaa. Aurelia Williams has performed in many Broadway shows both regionally and in New York City, including: Dreamgirls; Ain’t Misbehavin’; Smokey Joe’s Café; All Shook Up; Menopause the Musical; Caroline, or Change; and Nunsense. An award-winning pianist, computer and record producer, Randy Klein is the president of Jazzheads, an independent record label featuring improvised jazz.
From our studio’s perspective,
Zoe McCray will be singing in a master class with Aurelia Williams in the Forbes Concert Hall at 1:25pm on Wednesday September 24!