PriceFest 2021: A New Black Renaissance

PriceFest 2021: A New Black Renaissance

Presented by the International Florence Price Festival
August 20-23, 2021

Event Attributes


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PriceFest 2021: A New Black Renaissance is presented by the International Florence Price Festival and sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Music with many events being livestreamed from The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Now in its second year, PriceFest 2021 continues to elevate the work of trailblazing composer Florence Price alongside historic and new works by more Black composers. The festival will feature more than twelve hours of diverse content including:

  • The premiere of My Lisette, a documentary on the evolution of Haitian folksong
  • Performances by renowned artists including Marquita Lister, Melissa Givens and Kevin Wayne Bumpers
  • Zoom Green Room Sessions where you can virtually meet the artists and scholars
  • A mixed media event from multivalent artist Kamilla Arku. Check out this sneak peak of her work
  • A special curated recital featuring Florence Price performance submissions by fans

Festival Registration:

Registration is free for all students and University of Maryland faculty and staff. Simply add to the registration form a shared link to a photo of your school or university ID.

Registration is $50 for the general public.

To view the festival schedule and to register, visit: