WRR 101’s Black History Month celebration

WRR 101’s Black History Month celebration

Throughout the month of February, WRR 101 will be honoring composers, conductors, and soloists of African descent who have made – and continue to make – significant contributions to classical music. In addition to playing numerous works throughout each day of the month, Kurt Rongey will feature a special Black History Month Musical Spotlight every morning at 9:00.

Kurt’s morning musical spotlight schedule includes:

Wednesday, February 1, 2023              Samuel Coleridge Taylor

Thursday, February 2, 2023                   Florence Price

Friday, February 3, 2023                        Zenobia Powell Perry

Monday, February 6, 2023                    Duke Ellington

Tuesday, February 7, 2023                    Adolphus Hailstork

Wednesday, February 8, 2023              George Bridgetower

Thursday, February 9, 2023                   Scott Joplin

Friday, February 10, 2023                      Harry T. Burley

Monday, February 13, 2023                  Hazel Scott

Tuesday, February 14, 2023                  Philippa Schuyler

Wednesday, February 15, 2023           Nathaniel Dett

Thursday, February 16, 2023                William Marion Cook

Friday, February 17, 2023                      Ulysses Kay

Monday, February 20, 2023                  Eva Jessye

Tuesday, February 21, 2023                  Isata Kanneh-Mason and her family

Wednesday, February 22, 2023           Ignatius Sancho

Thursday, February 23, 2023                Andre Watts

Friday, February 24, 2023                     Grace Bumbry

Monday, February 27, 2023                  William Grant Still

Tuesday, February 28, 2023                  Reri Grist

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