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Time-Binding: Communicating History w/ Music

A composer best known for works that explore American history and the triumphs and trials of African Americans will be in Pittsburgh in April as part of the “Requiem for Rice” project. Trevor Weston, Ph.D. is a professor of music at Drew University and the composer of the upcoming “Requiem for Rice,” a modern take on a classic requiem that will be a lamentation for the souls who were enslaved, exploited and brutalized on rice plantations in South Carolina and Georgia.

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