African American Music Appreciation Month

The month of June provides a time to appreciate and celebrate African American musicians, composers, singers, and songwriters. This observation began on June 7, 1979, when President Jimmy Carter decreed June to be Black Music Month.

The month of June provides a time to appreciate and celebrate African American musicians, composers, singers, and songwriters. This observation began on June 7, 1979, when President Jimmy Carter decreed June to be Black Music Month.

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Musical Influences  | Artopia
Musical Influences | Artopia

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Bob Masteller talks about his musical influences from growing up. He grew up in the era of jazz and swing with some of his favorite musicians being Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington.
String Section: Violin | Artopia
String Section: Violin | Artopia

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Timmothy Baker plays the violin in the South Carolina Philharmonic String Section. The violin is the smallest stringed instrument and has the highest sound.
String Section: Viola | Artopia
String Section: Viola | Artopia

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Audrey Harris plays the viola in the South Carolina Philharmonic String Section. The viola is a little larger than the violin and has a mellower sound.
Girls Rock Columbia | Palmetto Scene
Girls Rock Columbia | Palmetto Scene

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Girls Rock Columbia is a non-profit organization created in 2013. Every summer, this organization hosts a one- week long day camp where girls between the ages of 8 to 17 learn how to play an...