Celebration of African American Music 
February 27, 2019
Celebration of African American Music 
Presented by School of Music

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. 


Eastern Star Church (Dr. Sherri Garrison, director), Crispus Attucks High School Choirs, Butler Jazz Combo, Butler Chorale, and Butler University Choir.

As a centerpiece to the evening, Butler’s combined Tenor/Bass sections will be performing a gripping performance of Joel Thompson’s recently written “The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed.” The piece enunciates seven statements made by victims of police brutality. 

Below is the mission statement for the Black History Month concert.

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