Festival Celebrates Trailblazing Composer Florence Price — International Florence Price Festival
The International Florence Price Festival is partnering with the University of Maryland School of Music to bring together performers, scholars and advocates from around the world to celebrate the life and legacy of the late African American composer Florence Price.
The inaugural Price Fest will be held August 20-23, 2020, at the University of Maryland and in the Washington, D.C. region. The festival will feature lectures and panels on the significance of Price and her contemporaries, as well as recitals of her music.
It is the first annual classical music festival in the United States named after a woman of color.