Author: Delia Dolor (Delia Dolor)

Orchestral Debut in Pittsburgh
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Orchestral Debut in Pittsburgh

CASOP: A Requiem For Rice orchestral debut for orchestra is a project three years in the making.  Launched in 2016 at Carnegie Mellon University’s’ Kresgee Recital Hall, the many facets of ‘Requiem For Rice’ continued to the gothic edifice’s of East Liberty Presbyterian Church;  2018 would present two major installments at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s...

All-Female Virtuosi 2019
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All-Female Virtuosi 2019

The all-female virtuosi mezmerised audiences in Houston and Richmond in 2018. There is so much more to explore regarding black female classical artists and even more as it relates to black female composers. Come and join us in 2019 to learn about many extraordinary black women who have contributed greatly to the classical music world,...

Goodbye 2018…Roll on 2019!
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Goodbye 2018…Roll on 2019!

2018 was an amazing year for Colour of Music Festival. Presenting in four cities; Houston, Pittsburgh, Richmond and Charleston, is an indication our mission continues to permeate cities that are keen on exposing the contributions of black classical artists and composers. We eagerly look forward to 2019 and what is on the horizon – We hope...

Thank You For Your Support
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Thank You For Your Support

Patrons near and afar, THANK YOU for your support this season. You helped the Colour of Music Festival achieve something incredibly special by supporting our performances this year. Planning for the 2019 season is well underway! As an important member of the Colour of Music community, we need your help now to ensure that we...

2018 Colour of Music Festival Charleston
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2018 Colour of Music Festival Charleston

The Colour of Music Festival announces the sixth annual Colour of Music Festival October 24-27, 2018 at three historic locations in the heart of downtown Charleston showcasing leading black classical artists from France, Britain, Colombia, and the Caribbean and highlighting the Baroque period (1600s-1750s) and Early Classical period (1730-1809). Since 2013 the Colour of Music...

University of Houston CoMF Offerings
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University of Houston CoMF Offerings

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Something big is coming to the University of Houston for one week only. The “Colour of Music Festival” will feature a performance by celebrated violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport among other very gifted musicians. Anchor Melanie Lawson had a chance to sit down with the festival’s founder and artistic director, Dr. Lee Pringle,...

CoMF in Houston – Hear for 30 seconds
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CoMF in Houston – Hear for 30 seconds

The Colour of Music Festival “petit” versions of the annual festival will tour to Pittsburgh, Richmond, and Houston. With support from the City of Houston and the University of Houston, COMF founder Lee Pringle chose to bring it to Houston for the first time, partly because of the city’s own diversity. “It gives the patron...

Houston…We Are Here!
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Houston…We Are Here!

The Colour of Music Festival Petit Houston features four spotlight performances as it opens with three special recitals—Russian Gerard Aimontche, piano, German violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, honors the Links, Inc., women of greater Houston for championing the arts and a platform for young black women globally, then Aimontche and Yarbo-Davenport join forces to present Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata. ...

CoMF and Education News
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CoMF and Education News

The Colour of Music Festival participates in education and the community. At its Houston Petit Festival September 12-18, we have partnered with Metro Houston Middle and High Schools. Follow our journey here and on our social media pages. Research by YouGov, an international Internet-based market research and data analytics firm headquartered in the UK, has...

Mayor of Houston supports CoMF
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Mayor of Houston supports CoMF

Thank you Mayor Sylvester Turner, for your support and the Houston Arts Alliance, for campaigning for the arts through the diverse Houston area. We are excited to meet you again and look forward to seeing you in the audience.

Colour of Music Festival ‘Petit’ Masterworks Highlights
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Colour of Music Festival ‘Petit’ Masterworks Highlights

The Masterworks Opening Night features a performance of Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Opus 24 by Samuel O. Barber (1910-1981) by Soprano Lequita Mitchell. “…a lovely tonal sheen and soaring high notes…” Opera News. Colour of Music Festival ‘Petit’ September 12-16, 2018 at the University of Houston is a five-day festival featuring black classical artists and...

Colour of Music Festival: University of Houston
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Colour of Music Festival: University of Houston

The Colour of Music Festival ‘Petit” at the University of Houston is a five-day festival featuring black classical artists and scholars from France, Britain, Colombia, the Caribbean, and the United States performing organ, piano, vocal, chamber and orchestral works showcasing the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world...

‘Petit’ CoMF in Houston
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‘Petit’ CoMF in Houston

The Colour of Music Festival announces its début of Colour of Music Festival ‘Petit’ September 12-16, 2018 at the University of Houston, a five-day festival featuring black classical artists and scholars from France, Britain, Colombia, the Caribbean, and the United States performing organ, piano, vocal, chamber and orchestral works showcasing the impact and historical significance of...

COMF Congratulates the Kanneh-Mason Family
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COMF Congratulates the Kanneh-Mason Family

The Colour of Music Festival congratulates Stuart and Kadie Kanneh-Mason for creating an environment for their seven children to thrive and do the extraordinary. Following their son Sheku’s exceptional performance at Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s wedding at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19, the world has been captivated. The Kanneh-Mason’s first came...

Press Release — Spelman College Chamber Orchestra Music Series
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Press Release — Spelman College Chamber Orchestra Music Series

Colour of Music, Inc., the country’s largest black classical music organization headquartered in Charleston SC showcasing gifted classical principals, composers, and performers of African descent, is proud to announce its début at the Spelman College Chamber Orchestra Music Series at Spelman’s Sisters Chapel, 350 Spelman Lane, SW, Atlanta GA, Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m....

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