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African Diaspora Music Project Collects 1,200 Symphonies By Black Composers

Louise Toppin is on a mission to recalibrate who, what, and how we program our concert seasons to enable a more equitable representation of music from composers of African descent. She is seeking a sustained and systemic cultural shift. – Classical Voice North America
Tags: Art, Music, Black Composers, Louise Toppin


New Possibilities As Classical Music Explores Music By Black Composers

Somewhere, in an attic or a music library or maybe hiding in plain sight, are pieces by non-white-male composers that, with the right kind of attention, will open our ears to genius. – Philadelphia Inquirer
Tags: Art, Music, Black Composers, 02.21.21


St. Louis Symphony’s Second Chorus Devoted To Music By Black Composers

“With IN UNISON Chorus, orchestra leaders made an effort [beginning] in 1994 to … welcome more African-Americans into the predominantly white world of European classical music. … Its members largely come from about three dozen black churches in and around St. Louis, where SLSO orchestra members also perform recitals throughout the year.” (text and audio) – St. Louis Public Radio
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, St Louis, St Louis Symphony, SJM, Black Composers, 02.22.19



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