Conversation with a Living Legend: Archie Shepp


Presented by the MIFA Education Program in collaboration with Enchanted Circle Theatre and Stephen Burrell


Date: September 16, 2015


Time: 3 -5PM


Venue: Holyoke Senior Center


Tickets: Special School Performance, contact MIFA to attend.



Jazz great Archie Shepp will speak with music students from Holyoke High School & Springfield Conservatory of the Arts. Shepp will talk about his unique history as a composer and performer. Enchanted Circle Theater & Stephen Burrell created a study program and workshop to familiarize students with Shepp’s work and the history behind it, in advance of the conversation.


Workshop 1: September 11, 2015, 12-1PM, Springfield Conservatory of the Arts, Gymnasium.

Workshop 2: September 15, 2015, 12-1PM, Holyoke High School, Band Room.


“Conversation with a Living Legend” is part of a three-day celebration of the music of jazz composer and performer Archie Shepp.


Celebration Schedule:

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Interview with Archie Shepp by Professor Jason Robinson

Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College

5 – 6PM

Free and open to the public

Contact: Alisa Pearson, Manager of Concert Programming, Production and Publicity

413-542-2195

Friday, September 18th

Concert: Archie Shepp with Dar Gnawa of Tangier

Music at Amherst Parallels Series 2015

8:00PM

Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College

General public tickets: $18, Senior Citizens (65+) & Amherst College Employees: $12,

Students, with valid ID: $10.

Box office at (413) 542-2195 or email concerts@amherst.edu



READ: Program Booklet


 

Made Possible by:

MassHumanities

Springfield Cultural Council

Friends of MIFA Victory Theatre

Massachusetts Cultural Council

Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation

Theodore H. Feder Fund for French Culture