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Event Series Event Series: Voters’ Broadcast

Voters’ Broadcast

October 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Voters’ Broadcast is a transformative and broadly participatory musical performance for flexible ensembles of musicians. The work is directed, conceived and composed by Rome Prize and American Academy of Arts & Letters Award-winner, composer and 2020-21 Kaufman Music Center Artist-in-Residence Lisa Bielawa, with text taken from celebrated artist Sheryl Oring’s I Wish to Say.

​Lisa Bielawa’s mission with Voters’ Broadcast is to stimulate voter engagement and community participation in our current challenging lockdown conditions, through performing and voting, during the lead-up to the 2020 Presidential election.


  • Virtual Performances
    Three virtual performances hosted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and featuring its students along with high school students from Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School will be streamed live on Kaufman Music Center’s Facebook page at 3 pm EST on September 30, October 14 and October 28.
  • Outdoor Performances
    On Saturday, October 24 at 11 am, 12:30 pm and 2 pm EST, Kaufman Music Center and Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch at Grand Army Plaza will present a day of socially distanced outdoor performances at the library’s main entrance featuring performers from Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School High School.
  • Polling Place
    On November 3, Kaufman Music Center will expand its commitment to serving the community by serving as a polling place for the general election. Confirm that you are registered to vote at Headcount.org.


October 24, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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