Florence Price Symposium


About This Event

This day-long event will feature presentations and performances dedicated to the study of life and works of Florence Price. The event will conclude with a Florence Price Legacy Concert in the evening.

Planned Participants and Guests:

  • Cory Hunter (University of Rochester): “Black Idioms in the Muisc of Florence B. Price”
  • James Greeson (U. of Arkansas): The Caged Bird: The Life and Music of Florence B. Price Documentary, pre-film presentation and post-viewing Q&A (via Zoom)
  • Eastman Student Panel Discussion: “No Gender Equity Without Intersectionality”
  • Stephen Spinelli(Cornell University): “Florence Price: The Rebirth of the Piano Concerto in One Movement”
  • Stephen Spinelli (Cornell University), Tamara Acosta (Cornell University/Ithaca College), Charity Lofthouse (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), Sarah Marlowe (Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester): “Archival Work and Analysis of Florence Price’s Art Songs”
  • Leonard Hayes and Érico Bezerra, Piano Concerto in One movement (two-piano version)

March 25, 2022, 9 a.m.

Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

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Activity Category: Performance

Activity Audience: Open to the Public

Activity Category: Lecture Film

Host: University of Rochester