A Conversation with Lee Pringle

Charleston Time Machine

In recent years, some of you might have heard me lecturing about the fascinating subject of African-American musicians in early Charleston and their unsung contribution to our Lowcountry cultural gumbo. This week I’m proud to host Lee Pringle for conversation about his upcoming festival, Colour of Music, which quite literally puts the spotlight on contemporary classically-trained black musicians. If you’d like to learn more about the festival and its mission, please join us at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 14th in the CCPL auditorium at 68 Calhoun Street.

Lee Pringle, found of the Colour of Music festival Lee Pringle, founder of the Colour of Music festival

Lee Pringle is a Lowcountry native whose career took him to far-away places before he returned to Charleston to pursue his musical dreams. You may have heard him with the renowned Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Gospel Choir, which he founded some fourteen years ago, as well as the CSO Spiritual Ensemble and CSO…

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