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Bobby McFerrin teams up with students for Sanders Theatre performance

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Entertainer Bobby McFerrin watches Harvard undergraduates practice dance moves for a performance tonight, Feb. 27, at Sanders Theatre. Staff photo by Rose Lincoln

“Bobby McFerrin and Harvard Artists,” a concert featuring vocalist, conductor, and improviser extraordinaire Bobby McFerrin with Harvard University undergraduate performers, will be presented at 8 p.m. tonight,Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Harvard’s historic Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge.

Presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard, “Bobby McFerrin and Harvard Artists” is part of a four-day residency featuring Bobby McFerrin sponsored by the Office for the Arts at Harvard’s Learning >From Performers program. McFerrin has been leading a series of workshops with Harvard undergraduates since Feb.24 that will culminate in tonight’s concert performance.

Tickets are $30 and $25 for the general public, and $10 for Harvard students, available through the Harvard Box Office in Holyoke Center, Harvard Square, or by calling 617-496-2222 (TTY: 617-495-1642).

For more information, see the Office for the Arts web site:

Bobby McFerrin with students Bobby McFerrin with students From left, Neil Ellingson, April James, Bobby McFerrin, and Olga Yevglevskaya share a laugh at a workshop. (Staff photo by Rose Lincoln) Bobby McFerrin (right) leads a workshop with jazz students including Alec Spiegalman ’03. (Staff photo by Justin Ide) Bobby McFerrin with Dan Fox Bobby McFerrin with students
Above, tudents in a dance workshop share a laugh. Entertainer Bobby McFerrin is leading performance workshops this week for Harvard undergraduates. (Staff photo by Rose Lincoln)

Jazz student Dan Fox ’02 (right) plays piano during a jazz workshop led by Bobby McFerrin. (Staff photo by Justin Ide)

Bobby McFerrin with students Bobby McFerrin with Seldon Reid Bobby McFerrin (center) works with members of the Kuumba Singers. (Staff photo by Justin Ide) During a break in a performance workshop, Sheldon Reid (left), director of the Kuumba Singers, talks with workshop leader Bobby McFerrin. (Staff photo by Justin Ide)