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Ysaye Maria Barnwell

Jesse Russell

Published June 9th 2012
ISBN : 9785512114186
198 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Ysaye Maria Barnwell (born 1947) has been a member of the African American a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock since 1979. She is a prolific composer, who composes many of the groups songs, and has been commissioned to create music for dance, choral, film, and stage productions. She conducts music workshops around the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, including a workshop she created called Building a Vocal Community: Singing in the African American Tradition. In 1977, she founded the Jubilee Singers, a choir at All Souls Church, Unitarian in Washington, DC.