Hannibal Lokumbe Residency

Hannibal Lokumbe Residency


Hannibal Lokumbe Residency - FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Lecture & Performance
Friday, February 1, 6:00-7:30pm
Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: a Conversation about Resilience, Revolution and Fannie Lou Hamer
Featuring a performance of Hannibal Lokumbe’s String Quartet “Fannie Lou Hamer” alongside a lecture with composer Hannibal Lokumbe and panelists exploring the life and work of Fannie Lou Hamer in partnership with the Civil Rights Room and Nashville Public Library. 

Lecture & Conversation
Tuesday, February 5, 6:30-8:00pm (Reception begins at 5:30pm)
Nashville Ballet, 3630 Redmon Street
The New Being: Perception and Spiritual Existence of People of Color

Presented in partnership with Metro Arts and the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt, Composer Hannibal Lokumbe will speak to arts and community leaders about building equity and his work in community based arts programming.

Lecture & Conversation
Wednesday, February 6, 4:00-5:30pm
Mass Incarceration and Restorative Arts: A conversation with Composer Hannibal Lokumbe and Dr. Rosevelt Noble
Black Cultural Center, Vanderbilt University, 2301 Vanderbilt Place
Composer Hannibal Lokumbe joins Dr. Rosevelt Noble, a scholar of the American criminal justice system and Director of the BCC, for a conversation discussing Hannibal’s work with incarcerated men and women around the country, the power of music to heal, and the impact of race in the American prison system.

Performance & Pre-Concert Activities
Saturday, February 9, 7:00pm (Pre-Concert activities begin at 6:00pm)
Fisk Memorial Chapel
1000 17th Avenue North

Crucifixion Resurrection: Nine Souls a-Traveling
A one-hour requiem composed in 2017 for jazz ensemble, chorus, narrators and vocal soloists full of celebration and sorrow. Pre-concert activities include a 6pm “Walk of Love” exploring the campus and history of Fisk University and “Remembering Birmingham”, at 6:20pm, with Sarah Collins, Survivor of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing in Birmingham in 1963, where Ms. Collins shares her story of survival, loss and resilience. Hannibal requests that community members joining for the “Walk of Love” wear white.

Thank you to our Concert Sponsors

Metro Arts Commision
Metro Arts Commission
Tennessee Arts Commission
Tennessee Arts Commission
Fisk University
Fisk University
The Amphion Foundation, Inc.
The Amphion Foundation, Inc.
Native
Native
Alice M. Ditson Fund
Alice M. Ditson Fund
The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise & Public Policy at Vanderbilt
The Curb Center at Vanderbilt
Choral Arts Link
Choral Arts Link
>Musicians Corner
Ernest and Selma Rosenblum Fund
>The Community Foundation of Mid TN
The Community Foundation of Middle TN
Nashville Public Library
Nashville Public Library
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
CRCS
CRCS