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Wharton Center Presents AMERICAN MASTERS: DAMIEN SNEED and Brandie Sutton

Friday, January 29, 2020 at 8:00pm.

Wharton Center Presents AMERICAN MASTERS: DAMIEN SNEED and Brandie Sutton

Join Brandie Sutton and Damien Sneed for a virtual concert highlighting American Masters on Friday, January 29 at 8pm. This intimate virtual performance of voice and piano will explore the works of George Gershwin, Leslie Adams, Undine Smith Moore, Duke Ellington and more. Sutton and Sneed will also share some of their most beloved spirituals and hymns.

Tickets to the virtual concert are on sale now and will be processed through Wharton Center's live-stream partner, Eventbrite.com. To purchase tickets, visit https://tinyurl.com/y5tqmq4k or the Wharton Center website at www.whartoncenter.com.


Mutli-genre recording artist Damien Sneed is a pianist, organist, composer, conductor, arranger, producer, and arts educator whose work spans multiple genres. He has worked with jazz, classical, pop, and R&B legends, including the late Aretha Franklin and Jessye Norman. He also worked with Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Ashford & Simpson, Wycliffe Gordon, Lawrence Brownlee, J'Nai Bridges, Brandie Inez Sutton, Raehann Bryce, and many others. Sneed, who's latest tour stop at Wharton Center in 2020 celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be returning to Michigan State University as an artist-in-residence. Sneed also works with Wharton Center and the MSU College of Music, helping to bring social impact programming to both institutions.

Sneed's credits include serving as music director for Grammy Award-winning gospel artists The Clark Sisters, Richard Smallwood, Donnie McClurkin, Hezekiah Walker, Marvin Sapp, Karen Clark Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole, and Kim Burrell, among others. Sneed is a featured producer and writer on the Clark Sisters' new project, The Return, released on March 13, 2020.



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