Roxbury ymca Cultural ensemble-in-residency
Castle of our Skins began its Cultural Ensemble-in-Residence at the Roxbury YMCA in 2016. Over the course of the partnership, COOS has brought a series of interactive educational workshops, "edu-tainment" recitals and Pre-K story time reading sessions to the YMCA community.
See below for a full listing of events that have and will take place as part of this Residency.
*ALL events are FREE, family-friendly and take place at the Roxbury YMCA unless otherwise indicated
285 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Roxbury
COOS presented its distinct mix of music, history and interaction over the summer on June 19th and 20th. For the 2017 residency, COOS led two "edu-tainment" recitals featuring the music of Black composers and brought back another round of Pre-K story time sessions. See below for the full schedule:
Family-friendly "edu-tainment" recitals mixing education, history and music by Black composers from across the diasporas.
February 18, 2016: 7-8pm
October 29, 2016: 2:30-3:30pm
Educational workshops mixing music, original poetry, audience interaction, story telling and Black history.
May 20, 2016: 4:30-5:30pm
June 2, 2016: 6-7pm
September 17, 2016: 2-3pm
December 10, 2016: 2-3pm