Milwaukee, July 11, 2020: String Vigil for Elijah McClain (#MaskUp)

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String Vigil for Elijah McClain (#MaskUp)

7 P.M. – Humboldt Park, Milwaukee 

String players of ALL AGES AND LEVELS!! Come join us for a peaceful vigil and play-in for Elijah McClain.


Players should plan to gather at the Humboldt Park Bandshell at 7:00 pm to organize and set up.
Concert will begin at 7:30 pm

Song list for Elijah McClain Vigil

Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Pachelbel Canon in D
We Shall Overcome
Amazing Grace
His Eye Is On the Sparrow
Simple Gifts

Link to music pdfs:

Twinkle, Twinkle (Suzuki Book 1)(violins, play down a string)
Long, Long Ago (Suzuki Book 1)(violins, play down a string)
Minuet 3 (Suzuki Book 1)(violins, play down a string)
Brahms Waltz (Suzuki Book 2)(violins, play down a string)
Gavotte in G minor (Suzuki Book 3)

Violas/Cellos – Bach Prelude from the G major Suite

Order of performance will be announced at the Vigil.
If you need a stand, you must bring your own. Bring clothespins or other clips to prevent music from blowing away.

RAIN DATE: July 13, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Location was chosen to be central for Racine/Kenosha participants.
Song list taken from Aurora vigil playlist and other suggestions from the BIPOC community.

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