Today: Please join us and invite your students & colleagues!
Filmmaker, Singer, Researcher Jean Bernard Cerin, DMA, who hails from Haiti, will screen his acclaimed short film and sing “Lisette”
Date: Wednesday, May 10
Location: Music Ensemble Room 12-126, MCC Brighton Campus
Join us for a 36-minute documentary film by Jean Bernard Cerin & Brandi Berry that traces the long and varied history of “Lisette quitté la plaine,” the oldest song text in Haitian Creole from its first setting in colonial Saint Dominque to its adaptations in France, Louisiana, and modern Haiti. Following the film, Cerin will sing “Lisette” accompanied by a pianist.