Words and Music Presents:
Native American Premiere "Found Again"
Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 PM
Words & Music, Inc. is a Northern Virginia based vocal chamber ensemble, presenting innovative programs of classical and contemporary music. Now in its fifth season, Words & Music has commissioned award-winning Native American composer Jerod Tate to write an original, multi-movement work for vocal quartet, piano, and optional small chorus.
Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is dedicated to the devel- opment of American Indian classical composition. Mr. Tate was lauded by The Washington Post: “Tate’s connection to nature and the human experience was quite apparent in his piece...rarer still is his ability to effectively infuse classical music with American Indian nationalism.”
“Found Again,” will feature settings of five poems by Joy Harjo. Ms. Harjo, a member of the Mvskoke Nation, has been recognized for her poetry with numerous awards, most recently the academy of american Poets Wallace stevens award. She is a founding board member of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. A native of Oklahoma, she now resides in New Mexico.
See more at jerodtate.com
General Admission $20 Students/Seniors/Military $18
Table for Four w/ Bottle of Wine $100 Table for Two w/ Wine $50