2008 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Celebration - Concert

Fellows concert at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, on September 19, 2008.

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Horace P. Axtell. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Horace P. Axtell. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Concert emcee Nick Spitzer interviews Walter Murray Chiesa. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Concert emcee Nick Spitzer interviews Walter Murray Chiesa. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Jesse Reynolds and his band perform in honor of Mac Wiseman. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Jesse Reynolds and his band perform in honor of Mac Wiseman. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Concert emcee Nick Spitzer interviews Dale Harwood. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Concert emcee Nick Spitzer interviews Dale Harwood. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Jeronimo E. Lozano. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Jeronimo E. Lozano. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Concert emcee Nick Spitzer interviews Bettye Kimbrell. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Concert emcee Nick Spitzer interviews Bettye Kimbrell. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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The Oneida Hymn Singers of Wisconsin. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

The Oneida Hymn Singers of Wisconsin. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Sue Yeon Park. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Sue Yeon Park. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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The Korean Traditional Performing Arts Association of New York. Sue Yeon Park, Artistic Director. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

The Korean Traditional Performing Arts Association of New York. Sue Yeon Park, Artistic Director. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Moges Seyoum and members of the Debre Selam Kidist Mariam Church in Washington, DC. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Moges Seyoum and members of the Debre Selam Kidist Mariam Church in Washington, DC. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Jelon Vieira and his students perform capoeira. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Jelon Vieira and his students perform capoeira. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Dr. Michael White and his band. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Dr. Michael White and his band. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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During the grand finale, capoeira students dance with members of the Oneida Hymn Singers of Wisconsin to the traditional jazz music of Dr. Michael White and his band. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

During the grand finale, capoeira students dance with members of the Oneida Hymn Singers of Wisconsin to the traditional jazz music of Dr. Michael White and his band. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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Fellows and performers dance to the traditional jazz music of Dr. Michael White and his band during the concert's grand finale. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

Fellows and performers dance to the traditional jazz music of Dr. Michael White and his band during the concert's grand finale. Photo by Michael G. Stewart.

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The concert's grand finale. Photo by Tom Pich.

The concert's grand finale. Photo by Tom Pich.