The International Florence Price Festival is partnering with the University of Maryland School of Music to bring together performers, scholars, and advocates from around the world to celebrate the life and legacy of the late African American composer Florence Price.

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Author: Deborah Campana
Date: June 2020
From: Notes(Vol. 76, Issue 4)
Publisher: Music Library Association, Inc.
Document Type: Article
Length: 447 words
Lexile Measure: 1490L

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The International Florence Price Festival is partnering with the University of Maryland School of Music to bring together performers, scholars, and advocates from around the world to celebrate the life and legacy of the late African American composer Florence Price. The inaugural Price Fest will be held 20-23 August, 2020, at the University of Maryland and in the Washington, D.C. region. The festival will feature lectures and panels on the significance of Price and her contemporaries, as well as recitals of her music.

It is the first annual classical music festival in the United States named after a woman of color. "Classical music festivals named after a composer are almost always...

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