Guest Artist: Susheel Bibbs, filmmaker/performer

Friday, September 12, 2014
7:00 PM
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Visiting scholar Susheel Bibbs will present her acclaimed PBS video "The Unsung Muse". Several Sac State students will also perform music by African American composers. Pianist Jacqui Hairston will accompany. Hairston, a Sacramento, CA resident, is a an award-winning ASCAP Composer-Arranger/Pianist. She is a former recipient of the SF Channel 5-TV station's Jefferson Awards for Preserving Negro Spirituals; recipient of the Los Angeles Living Legends Award for arranging African-Diaspora music; and a previous inductee into the Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame for Culture & Art. Susheel Bibbs, a critically acclaimed touring classical singer and filmmaker and winner of the coveted Laid Foundation Award in voice, holds a Masters in Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory and did her undergraduate training at Boston University's College for the Arts in Opera. She debuted at Boston's Jordan Hall and appeared in leading and supporting on the roster of the Opera Company of Boston for three years; she then sang opera and did concert tours internationally to acclaim for over 20 years. 

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