SAM Conference: Day 2

SAM Conference: Day 2

Friday brought another exciting day of conversation, connection, and potential for future collaboration! After a day of papers and conversations the WPA team had the opportunity to visit the historic Cabildo – which was the title of and setting for Amy Beach’s only opera which incorporates Creole tunes. The evening brought us through Louis Armstrong Park and to the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center for a concert of piano works and songs performed by Peter Collins, piano, and Sarah Jane McMahon, soprano. A celebration of the historic and contemporary music of New Orleans, the program included several…