Feb 22 2022
Rags to Riches with the Newport Ragtime Band

Rags to Riches with the Newport Ragtime Band

Presented by Kentucky Symphony Orchestra at Drees Homes Auditorium, St. Henry District High School

Celebrate Black History Month with this exceptional cross-curricular opportunity (Grades 6 - 12).  A performance and slide show by the KSO’s Newport Ragtime Band surveys the roots of American musical heritag.  The program offers ragtime, blues, Dixieland and early jazz from 1898-1933, featuring tunes by legendary black musicians/composers Scott Joplin, James Reese Europe, W.C. Handy, Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller and others. Many Cincinnati connections to this music are also highlighted.

The Q & A session following the concert allows students and teachers the opportunity to ask questions of any musician on-stage. Admission is free but registration is required. The 2021-22 Education Series is supported in part by a grant from the Charles H. Dater Foundation, and Andrew Jergens Foundation.   Must sign-up before February 22, 2022, but virtual access can be granted through May 1, 2022.

Admission Info

Free; but registration is required.  Register at https://kyso.org/rags-to-riches-registration/

Email: info@kyso.org

Dates & Times

2022/02/22 - 2022/02/22

Location Info

Drees Homes Auditorium, St. Henry District High Sc...

3755 Scheben Drive