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Black Violin

 

Crispus Attucks families are invited to experience the virtual performance of BLACK VIOLIN! The performance link will be available on Sunday, November 8 at midnight through Sunday, December 13 at 11:59 P.M. Teachers, students, and/or their families can view the 42-minute performance any time of day or night they like within that five-week period.  Please register below to get the link. 

The performance and accompanying material are made available to you free of charge through the Arts at Millersville University.

ABOUT BLACK VIOLIN

Black Violin enters the student virtual space with a high-energy performance that takes their unique blend of classical music, hip-hop, jazz and pop to new heights. Recorded at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, this engaging, high-definition multi-camera video covers themes of perseverance, exploration, and unity with songs like RiseUnbreakableBelieverDreamer and Impossible is Possible. Embedded in the performance is a message for students and educators about challenging stereotypes and status quo conventions, and that pathways to success require commitment, practice, and unwavering dedication. During a pre-recorded question and answer session, Black Violin discusses their personal history, their journey to the stage, and their plans to continue their mission with their non-profit organization, Black Violin Foundation.  A study guide is also included.

 

 

About the Crispus Attucks Community Center 

Since 1927, the Crispus Attucks Community Center has been an anchor in Southeast Lancaster City. The organization has a proud history of providing educational and cultural programs to celebrate African American heritage, serving meals to individuals in need, and focusing on youth education and leadership development.  Crispus Attucks takes immense pride in its mission to improve the quality of life for youth and families in Lancaster by providing services that promote community prosperity, physical and mental health, and by offering programs and cultural events which preserve the African American heritage.