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A Tribute to Marian Anderson

This program is a tribute to a woman who changed the world both as a artist and civil rights icon. She was beloved by Kings and Queens, and all people around the world who heard her voice. Marian Anderson's concert at the Lincoln Memorial that was sponsored by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt set America on a new path to freedom and justice. As the first African American to sing with The Metropolitan Opera in New York, she forged a path for many artists who work in the operatic field today.

Artist

Givonna Joseph

Cost

Single: $345 | Double: $520

Technical Needs

This performance requires microphone and speakers, a laptop and projector with screen.

Study Guide

No study guide is currently available online for this performance offering

About Givonna Joseph

Ms. Givonna Joseph, mezzo-soprano, and Founder, Director of "OperaCreole", was most recently heard in New Orleans Opera's "Opera On Tap". She was "Lily" in the 2010 production of New Orleans Opera's "Porgy and Bess.” She was featured in the Times Picayune in August of 2011, and has performed as a soloist and professional chorister with New Orleans Opera, the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans, and Houston Grand Opera.

An award winning arts educator and music therapist, Ms. Joseph is currently a Master Teaching Artist with Young Audiences of New Orleans, and is performer with New Orleans Opera's MetroPelican program. Prior to Katrina she served five years as Director of Education for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.  

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Audience for this Offering

Grade Level/s

5th Grade
6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade

Curriculum/s

African American Studies
Character Development
Multicultural Studies
Social Studies

Art Genre/s

Music

Format/s

Performance

 
   
 
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