April 2, 3:00 p.m, Sheldon Concert Hall 3648 Washington Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108 Celebrating Intercultural Music with chamber works by Gamel Abdel-Rahim, William Grant-Still, Kwabena Nketia, Adolphus Hailstork, Undine Smith Moore, Fred Onovwerosuoke, and other composers. A season finale concert featuring the IMI Chamber Players (quintet) with pianist Sunghee Hinners, flutist and pianist Marie Jureit-Beamish. cellist Bjorn Ranheim and other special guest artists and friends at the “acoustically perfect” Sheldon Concert Hall.
Intercultural Music Initiative: a commitment to black composers of classical music. As aptly put by composer Undine Smith Moore, "Art preserves life in a very special way....our memories die with us, but art preserves the values and experiences."