Jacobsen Series Broadcast: Sphinx EXIGENCE Vocal Ensemble

03/12/2021 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Broadcast online via Schneebeck LIVE
Optional tickets are on sale to support music outreach and student scholarships.
University of Puget Sound School of Music

Sphinx EXIGENCE is a professional vocal ensemble highlighting artistry within Black and Latin communities. Led by founding conductor Eugene Rogers and comprised of vocal artists including solo performers, educators, conductors and composers, EXIGENCE celebrates the power of community and expression through choral music. Sphinx EXIGENCE will be performing works by Xavier Foley, Joel Thompson, and Philip Herbert, as well as traditional gospel pieces such as Ndikhokhele Bawo. This concert is part of a multi-event residency with Sphinx, a Detroit-based national organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. Led by the School of Music in partnership with African American Studies, Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma Youth Symphony Association, and the Tacoma Youth Chorus; the residency involves two public performances and numerous community events through February and March. Puget Sound’s support is made possible through the Matthew Norton Clapp Visiting Artists Fund. The broadcast is free and open to the public. Optional tickets are on sale to support music outreach and student scholarships.

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