Disarm Hate

Disarm Hate 

May 29, 2017
St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church
1050 Thomas Ave
San Diego, CA 92109

The San Diego Pro Arte Voices are recording a new CD of music written in response to the gun violence epidemic in this world, and will perform a free concert of these pieces on Memorial Day. These pieces reflect various visceral responses to gun violence, using texts and poetry from those affected by this violence. Distinguished Guests will speak and give testimony to these tragic events.

(to be released Fall 2017)

Local, national, and internationally-known composers have been commissioned for this concert and recording project:

Gregory W. Brown, composer for New York Polyphony and The Crossing (Amherst, MA)
William Culverhouse, Associate Professor of Music, Earlham College, Music in the Arab world researcher (Richmond, IN)
Scot Hanna-Weir, Director of Choral Activities, Santa Clara University, Artistic Director, Santa Clara Chorale (Santa Clara, CA)
John Frederick Hudson, Ph.D. Composition student, University of Aberdeen (Wales, UK)
Shawn Kirchner, former composer-in-residence for LA Master Chorale (Los Angeles, CA)
Tony Maglione, Director of Choral Studies, William Jewell College (Kansas City, MO)
Justin Murphy-Mancini, Ph.D. Music Composition student, UCSD, and Organist, First Unitarian Universalist San Diego (San Diego, CA)