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Night out in the Parks: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Saturday, September 7, 2024 at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Jessica T Carter in green dress

Looking Back and Looking Forward: African-American Composers

This program features world premiere performances of music by four youth composers from music programs on Chicago‘s West Side who took part in Crossing Borders Music’s second-annual Young Composers Project! Plus, hear music by Black American composers of yesterday and today, including a new piece commissioned of composer and Young Composers Project mentor Jessica T Carter!

FREE and open to the public

This event is part of Night Out in the Parks and supported in part by the Paul M Angell Family Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the John R Halligan Fund, the Cliff Dwellers Arts Foundation, and by individuals like you. Crossing Borders Music acknowledges the support of the Illinois Arts Council.


Saturday, September 7, 2024
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Park No. 534