Events Calendar

17 Jan
We Have Voice Collective
Event Type

Concerts & Performances


Arts & Culture

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Staff, Prospective Students, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Residents & Fellows


jazz, We Have Voice



Tickets are available through the University of Pittsburgh Stages Box Office, by calling 412-624-7529, or visiting General admission $10; students and seniors, $5.

University Unit
Department of Music


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We Have Voice Collective

Pitt’s Director of Jazz Studies, Nicole Mitchell Gantt, will be joined by talented New York We Have Voice Collective members María Grand (saxophones), Kavita Shah (vocals), and Fay Victor (vocals) for a discussion panel on Music, Equity and Safe(r) Spaces, followed by a performance of original music. Free presentation at 6:30 followed by the ticketed concert at 7:30.

We Have Voice is a collective of 14 musicians, performers, scholars, and thinkers from different generations, races, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, gender identities, economic backgrounds, religious beliefs and affiliation, which includes Nicole Mitchell Gantt, Pitt’s Director of Jazz Studies. Their mission is to create initiatives that actively enrich our performing arts communities. They focus on bringing awareness to issues of inequity, including but not limited to sexual harassment and bullying, and to shift the cultural landscape within to foster awareness of creating safe(r) spaces.

We Have Voice has previously done panel discussions at several universities, including the New School, Harvard University and McGill University. Although all the members of We Have Voice are all merited musicians, their concert at University of Pittsburgh will mark the first musical performance of the collective.

Friday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Bellefield Hall, Auditorium
315 South Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.