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Community Invited to Celebrate Black History Month through Music at the San Antonio Public Library

Black History Month 2016

The San Antonio Public Library celebrates diversity and makes rich cultural and intellectual resources available to all. During the month of February, the San Antonio Public Library observes Black History Month, a time to celebrate honor and recognize the central role of Black Americans in U.S. History. Visit McCreless Branch Library (1023 Ada St., 78223) on Sunday, February 28 from noon – 1 p.m. to enjoy a musical performance by St. Phillip’s Youth Ensemble. They will perform selections related to African American history.

On Sunday, The St. Phillip’s Youth Ensemble will perform at two other branch libraries:

  • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Landa Branch Library, 233 Bushnell Ave., 78212
  • 2 – 3 p.m., Forest Hills Branch Library, 5245 Ingram Rd., 78228

St. Phillips Youth Ensemble was founded in 2010 as the premier honor wind ensemble for youth in the San Antonio and surrounding areas. Its purposes are to provide a positive musical experience in an artistic environment for advanced in wind and percussion performance, and to supplement the outstanding music education programs in the public and private schools in the region.

For more information about the program call 210-207-2500 or visit the events calendar at mysapl.org.

MEDIA CONTACT
Marcie Hernandez 
Public Information Officer
210.207.2614
marcie.hernandez@sanantonio.gov

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