Folk You, Too concert set for June 14
Fear No Music will re-air last season's bonus concert, "Folk you, too!" at noon June 14 at the Old Church Concert Hall in Portland.
The concert celebrates the American ideals of inclusion, diversity and compassion that are vital to our nation's identity.
It is a diverse and creative showcase of music from countries around the world that have been maligned in our national conversation, featured composers hailing from El Salvador, Nigeria and Haiti.
The concert coincides with President Trump's birthday, and as a special tribute, concludes with Daniel Felsenfeld's "Presidential Address," a sober, unflinching setting of the president's own words from the infamous "Access: Hollywood" tapes.
The program features Arturo Corrales, "Folk You, Too!" on piccolo, violin and piano; Joshua Uzoigwe "Ukom" on piano and hand drum; Nathaniel Joachim "Aware" playing solo flute and electronics and Daniel Felsenfeld "Presidential Address" on voice and piano.
The concert is free to season ticket holders, immigrants and refugees. General admission tickets are $10, available online at fearnomusic.org.
Fear No Music promotes music education through the public performance of modern and contemporary classical music, and by offering groundbreaking youth mentorship in composition.
The nonprofit organization promotes living composers and exposes audiences to contemporary classical music being made both locally and globally through a uniquely relevant annual concert series. Fear No Music educates and trains the next generation of young composers in the community by way of the Young Composers Project.
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