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Box Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday unless there is a performance.

H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-SHOW (7469)

"The Roots of Black Music in America" presented by Karlus Trapp

Friday, February 26 at 7 PM 
1 Hour Live Zoom Program with Q&A interaction afterward

FREE, but pre-registration is required.


Karlus Trapp’s delightful, educational, and entertaining presentation ”The Roots of Black Music in America” is a 100 year journey back through time to hear, experience anew, and learn about the music of America’s black musical giants. It is a joyful show that comes alive through audience participation and interaction with singing, dancing, call and response and percussion playing. Karlus has presented this show to thousands of kids of all ages as well as adult audiences.

Please be warned :If you view this show, you may find yourself uncontrollably smiling, singing or humming for hours afterward!

Karlus Trapp Bio
Veteran troubadour, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, music educator, and native New Yorker Karlus Trapp has been playing music since the age of five. For the past thirty years he has been spreading joy through his music with solo and band performances throughout the Northeast, and now, “virtually” at libraries and schools across the country. His original music has been used for both network TV and international television markets. Karlus has been performing his “Roots of Black Music” show with Staten Island’s Universal Temple of the Arts Ensemble for over 10 years, entertaining and educating thousands of school children and adults alike with this wonderful production.
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive,
Shippenburg PA 17257
Luhrs Center Box Office
475 Lancaster Drive,
Shippensburg PA 17257
(717) 477-7469 (SHOW)
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