World premieres of The Wings by South Korean composer Joopoong Kim sung in English by American soprano Jumi Kim and Journey to New Lands by composer/Steinway pianist Karen Walwyn. Bass-Baritone Kevin Deas will sing arias from operas by American composers Adolphus Hailstork and Ulysses Kay opera. Soprano Makeda Hampton will sing an aria from William Grant Still opera. Soprano Liquita Mitchell, Washington's Women Chorale, Howard University Choir, and Soprano Liana Valente will contribute performances. Key note speaker is historian Edna Green Meford PhD.