The Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers Present a Concert in Elmira

The Music Director of the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers, Baruch Whitehead, joins us to talk about their concert on Sunday, March 25 in the Clemens Center in Elmira, which presents a variety of Negro Spirituals. He talks about the meaning behind these moving songs and their historical context.

Rebecca Saltzman

WSKG Arts is proud to partner with the Roy H. Park School of Communications for a series of Arts & Culture segments. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to prepare for a music final? This piece looks at talented singer and music major Rebecca Saltzman as she describes her final Ithaca College project. Rebecca goes through step by step about how she composed her performance and this segment features footage of her collaborating with the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers and fellow IC students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdSepAsl4qQ

This segment was produced by Sophie Israelsohn & Mallery Rockwell