Category: Festival Blog

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....

Spelman College – The Epicenter of Black Female Intelligentsia 
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Spelman College – The Epicenter of Black Female Intelligentsia 

Colour of Music, Inc., is proud to announce its debut in the forward-thinking City of Atlanta at the historical Spelman College. Cultivating some of the brightness minds – the nucleus of its mission as a historically Black college is to be a global leader in the education of women of African descent. The College is dedicated to...

Why ‘Black?’
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Why ‘Black?’

The Germanic origins and subsequent old English use of the word ‘black’ has various meanings in many cultures and societies around the globe. The word ‘black’ can be an adjective, a noun or a verb depending on its usage and can conjure up unique and sometimes mystic interpretations.   Unfortunately, musicians of ‘colour’ or black...

2017 Charitable Tax-Deductible Gift – 2 More Days!
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2017 Charitable Tax-Deductible Gift – 2 More Days!

The Colour of Music Festival helps to spread awareness and appreciation of the contributions that black composers and black classical musicians have made to the Lowcountry and beyond. You only have two more days to make a tax-deductible gift in 2017. Please consider directing your year-end donation to the Colour of Music, Inc. Help us...

Giving Tuesday
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Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday This year, for Giving Tuesday, consider donating to the Colour of Music Festival to help spread awareness and appreciation of the contributions that black composers and black classical musicians have made to the Lowcountry and beyond. Donate today as part of your end-of-year giving! #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On...

Press Release
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Press Release

The Colour of Music Festival announces the fifth annual Colour of Music Festival, October 18-22, 2017, offering a musical kaleidoscope showcasing the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers on American and world culture at various venues in historic Charleston, South Carolina. Since 2013 the Colour of Music Festival (COMF) has brought...

Become A Colour of Music Festival Black Choral Society Singer
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Become A Colour of Music Festival Black Choral Society Singer

Would you like to participate as a member of the Colour of Music Festival Black Choral Society Singers? Are you able to attend rehearsals October 18-22? If the answer is “yes” to both of these questions contact eric@colourofmusic.org The Festival formally invite to you to participate in this year’s glorious choral masterworks presentations of Samuel Coleridge Taylors...

Colour of Music Festival 2017
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Colour of Music Festival 2017

The 2017 Colour of Music Festival count down begins! Continue to visit colourofmusic.org as we show you the reasons why you need to celebrate with us.  Tickets are available from The Galliard Centre August 15.

All Things French
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All Things French

“Every once in a while, a truly original arts idea comes to Charleston, and our city is better for it.”-The Post and Courier The Colour of Music Festival has a variety of beautiful, enchanting musical events scheduled for this years festival. We are excited to announce that this year’s theme is all things French! All...

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Colour of Music Festival Virtuosi Perform April 28-29, 2016 in Pittsburgh

The Colour of Music (Black Classical Musicians) Festival in association with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to present the Colour of Music Festival Virtuosi in performance in Pittsburgh Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Mellon University, Kresge Recital Hall, 500 Forbes Avenue with an encore performance Friday, April 29 at East Liberty...

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