2023 Composer Conversations
Friday, March 10
ZOOM REGISTRATION LINK
Join us for a conversation with Indian-American composer Reena Esmail who works between the worlds of Indian and Western classical music. Voce Velata is currently studying her work for quartet and solo cello, Teen Murti. We'll be discussing this work, her career, and what it means to create equitable musical practices.
The New Narrative:
Recognizing and Eradicating White Supremacy in Our Music Curriculums
Music educators are invited to join a regular discussion and work-study group that will address how and why we should shape a music curriculum that resists white supremest structures and inspires a coalition towards equity.
What to expect:
Focused, member driven topic areas that empower action
Inclusive space that allows vulnerability and reflection
Suggested readings and resources
Pre-requisite: Current music educator with previous social justice professional development. Ex. Core Course with the Justice Leaders Collaborative
Sign up for the New Narrative
A Work-Study Group for Music Educators
Tuesday, June 14th
Riverside Arts Center
76 N. Huron St., Ypsilanti, MI
This concert presented the compositions of Florence Price, William Grant Still, José White, Jessie Montgomery and Kebra-Seyoun Charles, the winner of the Senior Division in the 25th annual SPHINX competition.
Recipients of the 2022 Early Music America Engagement Award.
2021 Summer Concert Series
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These live concerts are the culmination of this past year's deep study and exploration into the untold legacies of composers through the ages. The program will include works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Jacquet de la Guerre, Florence Price, Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Teresa Carreño, and Jessie Montgomery.
Virtual Collaboration Project for Young Musicians
A Composer Story Project
PUBLIC EXHIBITION OPENING SUMMER 2021
A three part virtual storytelling project where young musicians took the deep dive to explore the untold narratives of BIPOC and women composers.
Learn the legacies.
Play the music.
And tell the world.