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Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts



Biography

This program is part of the ongoing The Performance Series presented by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA), a non-profit 501c3 arts organization, which supports Black classical musicians, youth, and others in the performing arts, by “Bringing Color to the Classics!” Their vision, The CAAPA Cause is a five-point intitative: Community Outreach, Arts Education, Audience Development, Performance Opportunities, and Arts Partnerships. www/4caapa.org.

Watch Past Performances

Video 2/16/2019: Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts(CAAPA): Cotton Field to Concert Hall

CAAPA presents Cotton Field to Concert Hall, an original narrated musical journey highlighting the life of a slave woman and her travails on a cotton plantation. Her love of music manifests itself in the successful life of her great-great-great granddaughter, who has become a classically trained opera diva on the grand stage.

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