Festival of African & African American Music "FESAAM 2001"
Friday, March 30 - Sunday, April 1, 2001 in St. Louis, Missouri
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The St. Louis African Chorus, in collaboration with members of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, the University City Symphony Orchestra, and the Webster University Chorale & Choral Club hosts world-class musicians, composers, scholars, and promoters, at the St. Louis launch of the International Consortium for the Music of Africa and its Diaspora (ICMAD).

Multiple locations around metro St. Louis area: Sheldon Concert Hall at Grand Center, Steinberg Gallery at Washington University, Jazz at the Bistro at Grand Center, Third Baptist Church at Grand Center, Christ Church Cathedral on12th & Locust, etc. (For other locations call 314-652-6800)

General Information about Lecture-Recitals

Please note that due to the large number of participants expected, we are recommending that paper presentations be limited to 20 minutes, and lecture-recitals to 40 minutes, or less; including discussion time!Please submit the following with your completed registration form by October 31, 2000:

the title of the paper or lecture/recital
an abstract of approximately 200 words, or less
repertoire (for recitalists), including publisher information, if available.

You may email abstract to fesaam@africanchorus.org

St. Louis:Gateway to the West!

The legend of St. Louis goes beyond nurturing the Blues. This great city boasts of many ‘firsts’, including Miles Davis, Josephine Baker, Kathrine Dunham, Jazz, Rag, and much more! Become part of another historical event at FESAAM 2001. 

Hotel & Travel

HOLIDAY INN SELECT, Downtown St. Louis.
811 N. 9th Street, St. Louis, MO 63101.
314-421-4000, or

Note that rooms are limited for participants arriving earlier than Friday, March 30. 
We suggest Drury Inn hotel as alternative.

DRURY INN, Downtown St. Louis.
711 N. Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102
Tel: 314-231-8100. Ext.7077

The SHELDON CONCERT HALL is located at 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108 in the GRAND CENTER area of the map

CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL is located at the corner of 12th Street & Locust Street, in the DOWNTOWN area of the map

AMERICAN AIRLINES: Special airfare discount available courtesy of American Airlines: 10% for tickets booked 60 days in advance; 5% for less than 60 days. Call 1-800-433-1790 and quote Authorization number: A2431AY.

TWA: Special airfare discount available courtesy of TransWorld Airlines (TWA). 5% discount on non-stop flights, and 12% discount with stop. For reservation call 1-800-275-4892 and quote Authorization number: V18420

EXIT EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION  will provide transportation services to and from St. Louis International Airport to tDowntown Hotels for just $10 one-way, and $15 round-trip passenger. Shuttle runs every 30 minutes from Airport to Downtown. Airport Shuttle:


Send inquiries about the Festival to:
634 N. Grand Blvd., Suite 1143
St. Louis, Missouri USA
Call 314-652-6800 or email inquiries to: fesaam@africanchorus.org

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