Sunday, February 17th
Harper is also a doctor of ethnomusicology and a photographer from upstate New York, now based in Pittsburgh. His own style of performing and composing in inspired and supported by his experiences traveling, performing, and studying in West Africa, Brazil, and Europe as well as Pittsburgh's music community. Colter's connection with photography and art began at an early age. While in Ghana in 2000 and 2005, Colter focused on photographing music subjects associated with funeral rites, which produced two exhibits and a photo essay for the journal Contexts.