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Contemporary Youth Orchestra - Winter Concert

Presented by Contemporary Youth Orchestra at Cuyahoga Community College - Metro Campus Auditorium, Cleveland OH

Dec 11 2021
Contemporary Youth Orchestra - Winter Concert

Contemporary Youth Orchestra performs Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Valerie Coleman’s “Umoja.” Please note that this event is not open to the public due to capacity restrictions.

This is CYO’s debut live performance of 2021!   CYO musicians will perform Modest Mussorgsy’s Pictures at an Exhibition and Valerie Coleman’s Umoja.

Umoja, the Swahili word for Unity and the first principle of the African Diaspora holiday Kwanzaa, was composed as a simple song for women’s choir. It embodied a sense of unity through the feel of a drum circle, the sharing of history through traditional “call and response” form and the repetition of a memorable sing-song melody.  The

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Due to capacity restrictions, this concert is not available to the public.  It is a free concert for families of students who participate in Contemporary Youth Orchestra.

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Cuyahoga Community College - Metro Campus Auditorium

2900 Community College Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113

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