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The Peacemakers

Contemporary Welsh composer, Karl Jenkins, CBE, sets some of humanity's most compelling texts in this 73-minute, multi-media, world-music masterpiece. The Roberts Wesleyan College Department of Music & Performing Arts Chorale Adam Potter Director, Genesee Valley Children's Choir GVCC Fans - Amy Cochrane Director and the ROS sing words of peace by the Dalai Lama, Ghandi, Terry Waite, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, and many others, to the accompaniment of The Rita Collective's brilliant multi-instrumentalists. RIT/NTID Associate Professor Thomas Warfield recites the words of Frederick Douglass.

For our fourth annual collaboration with the University of Rochester Humanities Center, we welcome the Rochester Public Library, Thomas Warfield and PeaceArt, RIT/NTID Dance Troupe, and Writers & Books to our community-wide commemoration celebrating national poetry month.

Invocation: Jamie Jacobs Seneca Nation of Indians Representative.
Projections: Lucy Durkin Art Historian Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.

Sponsored by a Humanities New York Vision/Action Grant. This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Genesee Valley Council on the Arts. Sponsored in part by the Rochester Area Community Foundation and Suzanne Gouvernet.

Friday, April 5, 2019 at 7:30pm to 10:30pm

The Hochstein School 50 N Plymouth Ave, Rochester, New York 14614

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Arts and Entertainment, Performances


General Public


humanities, performing arts

Humanities Center


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(585) 276-8709 or

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