January 24, 2011
Webster University presents “Our Voice – A Celebration of Black Women in Music”
ST. LOUIS, January 24, 2011 – In celebration of Black History Month, Webster University’s Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs presents “Our Voice—A Celebration of Black Women in Music” on Wednesday, February 9, 2011. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Ave., a talented cast of women will take the audience on a journey through African-American history utilizing the music of African-American women. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact the Multicultural Center at 314-246-7658.
“Our Voice” celebrates black women in music from the time of slavery, to the first black opera, to the icons of the 20thand 21st centuries such as Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and Beyoncé. The concert features current and former cast members of Broadway’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Mamma Mia” and Disney’s “The Festival of The Lion King.”
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University (www.webster.edu) is a worldwide institution committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Founded in 1915, Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools and colleges, and a global network of more than 100 campuses. Its 21,000-plus student population represents almost 150 nationalities. The University’s core values include excellence in teaching, joining theory and practice, small class sizes, and educating students to be lifelong independent learners, fully prepared to participate in an increasingly international society.