A Stirring Tribute to the Black Divas of Song
Women in music who share a common bond of living the African American experience. Voices that ring high and loud…tones the whisper sweet and low. They each possess a unique inner strength and charisma that has enabled them to overcome insurmountable obstacles to achieve an incredible level of artist expression.
Sisters and Voices is a moving and enjoyable celebration of the extraordinary contributions the black divas of song. Through music and captivating images, this fun filled program features a talented ensemble performers who deliver the heartwarming gospel songs of Mahalia Jackson, “down home” blues of Bessie Smith, and a classic dedication to Billie Holiday and the female legends of jazz. Sing along to rousing soul music. Audiences will “rock and roll” to sounds of Tina Turner, and “get on down” to the funky grooves of Chaka Khan and others.
Clap your hands to your favorite song, while live commentary that informs and tells the interesting stories of these incredible soul-singing sisters in music.
- LIVE Music
- Live Narration
- Video Projections
- PROGRAM DURATION: 45 minutes
- PROGRAM MATERIALS: Teaching resources