River Raisin Ragtime Revue

River Raisin Ragtime Revue

The River Raisin Ragtime Revue (R4) is a professional theater orchestra dedicated to educating and entertaining via the performance, preservation, and restoration of significant American music. R4 highlights the development of our country's original popular musical style: ragtime.

Utilizing meticulously researched and engaging narrative, R4 transports the audience to the cultural and social conditions of turn-of-the-century America Special emphasis is given to the contributions of African American composers and the obstacles they overcame in attempting to gain acceptabnce of this unique, original art form.

For more about The River Raisin Ragtime Revue, visit the group's website.