Center Presents: Performing Arts Connect: The Roots of Black Music in America (Online)

1 Carter Green
Carmel, IN 46032
Dates: February 7, 2022
Location: Online
Phone: 317.843.3800
Time: 7:00 PM
Price: Tickets start at $12
  • Overview

    Karlus Trapp’s educational and entertaining presentation The Roots of Black Music in America is a 100-year journey through time to experience anew and learn about the music of America’s Black musical giants. The presentation/performance comes alive through audience participation and interaction, including singing, call and response and percussion playing. Trapp has been presenting the show for over 10 years with Staten Island’s Universal Temple of the Arts Ensemble, delighting thousands of students and adults alike. Warning: You may find yourself uncontrollably smiling, singing or humming for hours afterward. 

    About the Presenter:

    Veteran musician, songwriter, producer, music educator and native New Yorker Karlus Trapp has been playing music since the age of 5. For the past 30 years, he has been spreading joy through his music with solo and band performances throughout the Northeast, and now online for libraries and schools across the country. His original music has been heard on network TV in the U.S. and internationally. 

    This presentation is offered through Zoom.  You will be able to ask questions during the presentation.

    After registering, you will be sent a Zoom link so you can connect live for the program. For any questions, contact

    *All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change.

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