I am the founder of the Mama Foundation for the Arts and co-writer of the 1983 musical Mama, I Want to Sing! Music is, and always has been, my life. Growing up surrounded by the gospel, jazz, and rhythm of Harlem, it became my greatest joy to share the invigorating sounds of our history.
Mama Foundation for the Arts について
The Mama Foundation for the Arts is a cultural space in Harlem with a mission to present, preserve, and promote the history and fundamentals of gospel, jazz, and R&B music for current and future generations, as well as to provide quality training and employment in the performing arts to both youths and adults. The Mama Foundation was founded by legendary Harlem native Vy Higginsen.
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We’ll be in a historic brownstone on one of the most coveted blocks in Harlem, where we’ll begin by socializing over wine and refreshments. We'll chat about the history and art of gospel music and why its so important to Harlem. Following drinks in the lounge, walk downstairs to the performance floor for a rare peek into the award-winning choir's rehearsal where guests are encouraged to cheer and…
Please note this experience will involve climbing stairs.
Wine, Ginger Ale, Water Wine is only for 21+ year olds and is free of charge
My brownstone is just steps from such institutions as The Apollo Theater and Sylvia's Restaurant. Throughout the evening you'll explore multiple floors of this classic home built more than 100 years ago, including a private performance area on the parlor floor.