NPM is proud to share these musical and educational resources throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. We hope that you take the time to experience and learn from these wonderful resources as we do the same.

MEGA Breakout: Songs of the Soil and the Soul (Bishop Fernand Cheri) (2021 National Convention)

Concert: Holy Spirit, Ignite Us! (Sponsored by GIA Publications) (2022 National Convention)


Description: Author and musician Emily Strand examines the life, legacy and her own brief, personal encounter with a little-known but essential figure in American Catholic history: Black liturgist and composer Fr. Clarence Joseph Rivers.
For more information on classical African American organ composers and African American classical composers, check out the resources below:

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