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From Renaissance to Resistance

June 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT

Join us for a performance by our ACF | connect partner, Music of the Unsung America Concert Series. A new series featuring Black artists of history, Music of the Unsung America continues its live performance series with a concert of a classical and jazz fusion program of repertoire featuring the piece Tre by Dwight Banks, supported by the ACF | connect program.

The first part of the program will have music by Duke Ellington: Sacred Concert, Come Sunday, and a string arrangement of Billie Holiday‘s Strange Fruit.

Date & Time: Friday, June 18, 2021 6 PM  CT | 7 PM ET

Register and get tickets here.


Historic Hampton House
4240 Northwest 27th Avenue
Miami, FL 33142

Funder Support

Portia Dunkley‘s Music of the Unsung America is supported with a matching grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s 2019 Knight Arts Challenge.

About the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy. For more, visit Knight Foundation.

American Composers Forum’s ACF | connect program is made possible with the outstanding generosity of the following individuals: Jane Anfinson, Thomas Arneson, Suzanne Asher, Carol Barnett, Pearl and Bob Bergad, Margee and Will Bracken, Karen Brooks, Richard Cisek and Kay Fredericks, Dee Ann and Kent Crossley, Julia W. Dayton, C. Lee Essrig, Rosemary & David Good Family Foundation, Katherine Goodale, Jeff and Hyun Mee Graves, Mike and Kay McCarthy, Carol Heen, Steve Heitzeg and Gwen Pappas, Kathleen Henschel and John Dewes, Linda and Jack Hoeschler, Leaetta Hough and Bob Muschewske, Sam Hsu and Sally Cheng, Hella Mears Hueg Estate Gift, Thelma Hunter Estate Gift, John and Ruth Huss, George Frederick Jewett Foundation East, Art and Martha Kaemmer, Jon Lewis and Lisa Merklin, Greg McNeely, Alfred and Ann Moore, Louis and Gloria Nuechterlein, John Nuechterlein and Dan Monson, John and Debbie Orenstein, I.A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation in memory of Thelma Hunter, David and Judy Ranheim, Denice Rippentrop, Vanessa Rose, Bill and Susan Sands, Gale Sharpe, Doug and Kathy Skor, Dan and Ellie Thomas, Stephen and Jayne Usery, Kathleen van Bergen, Janika Vandervelde, Jim Wafler, and Margaret and Angus Wurtele.