The New Narrative:
Recognizing and Eradicating White Supremacy in Our Music Curriculums

All 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 and pedagogy that ultimately derails learned and unconscious biases and inspires a coalition towards equity.  

Pre-requisite: Current music educator with previous social justice professional development.  Ex. Core Course with the Justice Leaders Collaborative

First session featured guest panelists:

  • Ciyadh Wells, Associate Director of the Institute for Composer Diversity

  • Paula Maust, Scholar and creator of the acclaimed "Expanding the Music Theory Canon" Resource 

  • Rosana Lanzalotte, Scholar, harpsichordist and creator of Musica Brasilis resource on Brazilian composers. 

View the first New Narrative panel discussion.

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A Work-Study Group for Music Educators

Monthly onThursdays - Starting September 22
2022 Sessions: 09/22, 10/20, 11/10, 12/15
7:30-8:30 EST


Legacies from

Tuesday, June 14th
7:00 p.m.

Riverside Arts Center
76 N. Huron St., Ypsilanti, MI


2022 Concert

Watch Party Coming This Fall

This concert presented the compositions of Florence Price, William Grant Still, José White, Jessie Montgomery and Kebra-Seyoun Char​les, the winner of the Senior Division in the 25th annual SPHINX competition.

Recipients of the 2022 Early Music America Engagement Award.

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2021 Summer Concert Series


June 7th-9th

View Livestream on Youtube:


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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



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. 




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