10 Photos That Accurately Describe The Wahala Involved In Preparing For A Choral Competition

Everyone brags about being ready for the tough rehearsals ahead 2.Often times they are out to avenge a former loss We go kill them this time 3.When the choirmaster announces the days of rehearsal. Yeepaaaa!!!! 4.How rehearsal looks like at the beginning. Where is everyone? 5. The constant state of the choirmaster all through every rehearsal. […]

Black And Proud! Take A Look At Black Composers and Musicians in Classical Music History [Part II]

Francis Johnson Francis “Frank” B. Johnson (1792-1844), a Philadelphia bugler and band leader, was the most popular black composer in the pre-Civil War United States.  He published his first work, “A Collection of New Cotillions” in Philadelphia in 1819.  Johnson’s band soon became the leading musical group for social events and marches in the region. […]