African American Network: A Celebration of Women in Music—Composing the Black Chicago Renaissance

Apr 12

5:30 PM

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s African American Network welcomes pianist, music teacher and music scholar Samantha Ege for a lecture and recital on the contributions of African American women composers and their role in Chicago’s 20th-century cultural renaissance.

Tickets: $15 

Continue the celebration of women in music: on Saturday, May 3, Katia and Marielle Labèque perform Bruch's Concerto for Two Pianos with the CSO! Use promo code RSVP for discounted tickets. Click here to purchase.

The mission of the CSOA’s African American Network is to engage Chicago’s culturally rich African American community through the sharing and exchanging of unforgettable musical experiences while building relationships for generations to come. The AAN seeks to serve and encourage individuals and families, educators and students, musicians and composers, and churches and businesses to discover and experience the timeless beauty of music. For more information about the AAN, visit


Samantha Ege piano and lecturer


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