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The Sacred Music of Mary Lou Williams @ Bellefield Hall, Oakland Tonight at 7

  • Bellefield Hall, University of Pittsburgh 315 South Bellefield Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, 15213 United States (map)

A celebration of one of Pittsburgh’s greatest jazz musicians, Mary Lou Williams, who grew up in East Liberty and went on to found the Pittsburgh jazz festival.

A convert to Catholicism, she composed many hymns and works of sacred music—including a jazz Mass. PGH Christian Studies will host a performance-lecture at the auditorium in Bellefield Hall, University of Pittsburgh, December 1 at 7 p.m.

Discussion panel and music performances, including Deanna Witkowski

Admission is free and open to the public