FELA SOWANDE
CENTENNIAL SYMPOSIA & FESTIVALS
North America (FESAAM 2004) | Africa (FESAAM 2005)  
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PRESS RELEASE!
 

African Chorus® and the International Consortium for the Music of Africa & its Diaspora (ICMAD), in historic collaboration with Park University, Parkville, MO announce the Festival of African & African American Music (FESAAM 2004): The Inaugural Event of the Fela Sowande Centennial Symposia & Festivals.

WHAT:
Festival of African & African American Music (FESAAM 2004)
,
An Inaugural Event of the Fela Sowande Centennial Symposia & Festival

WHEN:
October 22-24, 2004

WHERE:
Park University, Kansas City, Missouri,
USA

PARTICIPANTS:
The University City Symphony Orchestra directed by Maestro Dr. Leon Burke, the
Cameron Youth Chamber Orchestra directed by Mr. Brian Kellum, the Boys Choir of Kenya directed by J. Muyale Inzai, as well as Scholars, Lecturers, Solo Performers, Composers, Conductors, Music Directors, Music Enthusiasts,
Publishers, Promoters, Etc.

EVENTS:

Concerts, Lecture-Recitals, Discussion Groups, Workshops, Master Classes,
World Premieres of Lucius Weathersby's  "Nketia Suite for Orchestra," Gary Nash's "Big Medisonial Ceremonial," and more!

Click here to Print SCHEDULE
 
Regular Online Registration

Student Online Registration

(online registration through PayPal)

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
Thanks to a special arrangement with Park University the AMERISUITES KCI AIRPORT has offered a special discount rate of $55/night. A block of rooms will be reserved from October 21-25. Delegates will be billed only for the number of nights stayed. Please note other info/instructions below:

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
i. Hotel Address: (Visit our website for directions hotel amenities)
AMERISUITES KCI AIRPORT
AIRPORT 3 MILES/DWNTWN 14 MILE
7600 NW 97TH TERRACE - Kansas City, MO.
Tel: 816-891-0871 (Mention the Sowande Festival to receive special rate of $55/night)
Click here for HOTEL INFO & AMENITIES:

ii. Cameron Youth Orchestra delegates: The hotel is aware of your need to have 4-persons (maximum) to some of the rooms. Their spacious suites will amply accommodate your needs.

iii. University City Orchestra delegates: Ditto info above for those who wish to reserve rooms

iv. Boys Choir of Kenya delegates: Ditto info above.

v. All delegates: For any inquiry please request to speak with Melinda Sluder (AmeriSuites Sales Assistant) at 816-891-0871 or call African Chorus at 314-431-5225.

vi. 2 complimentary shuttles are available – Airport/Hotel shuttle, compliment of Amerisuites; Hotel/Park U shuttle compliment of Park University. Sightsee or other pleasure transportation needs is available for a fee through the hotel.

vii. The official HOTLINE telephone numbers for the Festival are 314-431-5225; in the Kansas City area call (816) 584-6888.

viii. Click here to review Festival info or copy http://www.africanchorus.org/ICMAD/fesaam.htm  to your browser.

Who is FELA SOWANDE?

Contact

International Consortium for Music of Africa & its Diaspora
634 N. Grand Blvd., Suite 1143
St. Louis, Missouri 63103 USA.
Tel: 314-431-5225/314-652-6800
Email: icmad@africanchorus.org