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The Hillman Performing Arts Series

is proud to present

Tami Lee Hughes: The Legacy Show
Saturday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Hillman Center for Performing Arts
Richard E. Rauh Theater

The Legacy Show is a multimedia concert celebrating African-American History and Culture through the Arts performed by violinist Tami Lee Hughes and pianist Ellen Sommer. Performing with timeless beauty and grace, Hughes captivates audiences with her lavish sound and rich artistry. The program features classical music infused with a variety of styles including spirituals, blues, gospel, hip-hop and jazz. Poems introduce each piece and visual media is projected to provide images of people and places thematically related to the music. 




Questions? Comments? Contact Hillman Center Artistic Director Christa Burneff.

 In celebration of Black History Month, the Hillman Performing Arts Series at Shady Side Academy presents concert violinist Tami Lee Hughes in The Legacy Show, a multimedia celebration of African American music, history and culture. The show takes place Saturday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard E. Rauh Theater of the Hillman Center for Performing Arts, located on the Shady Side Academy Senior School campus, 423 Fox Chapel Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238. Tickets are $30 for adults and $24 for seniors and children, and can be purchased online at www.thehillman.org or by calling the Hillman Center Box Office at 412-968-3040.


Tami Lee Hughes captivates audiences with her lavish sound and rich artistry. Inspired by her critically acclaimed debut album, The Legacy Show is a multimedia celebration of African American composers, performed with pianist Ellen Sommers. Featuring classical, blues, jazz, gospel and hip-hop music plus poetry and visual media, The Legacy Show will take you on a musical, cultural and historical journey. Learn more at tamileehughes.com.


The 2019-2020 Hillman Performing Arts Series features seven shows from September through April, including four Main Stage shows in the 662-seat Richard E. Rauh Theater and three Black Box shows in the more intimate Peter J. Kountz Theater. Individual show tickets are $20-$30 and a variety of subscription packages are available. After The Legacy Show, remaining shows include:

Blackwater – March 14, 2020 • Black Box

Blackwater’s high-energy brand of Celtic music blends folk, classical and contemporary influences into a unique and dynamic sound with striking vocal harmonies and intricate fiddle styles. 


Bindlestiff Family Cirkus – April 18, 2020 • Main Stage

Bindlestiff Family Cirkus’ unique hybrid of vaudeville, circus, comedy and original live music features an eclectic cast of acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, sideshow marvels and more.

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