St Stephen’s Church in Ridgefield Celebrates Black History Month


RIDGEFIELD — On Sunday night, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Ridgefield hosted a musical celebration to mark Black History Month.

Called “Black History Month: A Celebration in Music,” the concert celebrated with a spotlight on black American music and musicians and featured performers from New York City’s Metropolitan Opera. About 40 people attended the event.

Soprano Linnesha Crump, tenor David Morgans, bassist Kevin Gardner, and pianist Derrick Gough honored black American contributions to all styles of music at the concert.

Jazz standards, musical theater, R&B, spiritual, and other types of music were played.

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