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Read the spoken word text of “Citizen”.
The Citizen Project is an innovative exploration of citizenship through music, spoken word, song and discussion presented by Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras. “Citizen,” a new commissioned symphonic work, will debut at GBYO’s Winter Concert on March 4 at The Klein. Composed by award-winning Dr. Rex Cadwallader, “Citizen” will enthrall audiences with its originality, stunning sound and multimedia effects. The concert will feature GBYO’s Principal Orchestra along with the Connecticut Chamber Choir and Fairfield Warde Chamber Singers and multimedia and spoken word artist Jeffrey Rollins. Christopher Hisey will conduct. Read more.
Click below to hear our student views on citizenship and how music can bring us together and make a positive difference in the world.