Equity Study Group: Gina Williams on her musical journey and the Ukraine she knows

Virtual

On Christmas Day 2019, composer/performer Gina Williams found herself on Ukrainian television performing in front of a national audience. This month for our Equity Study Group, the Jamaican Canadian-born, boundless musical creator shares the story of how she got there along with stories of her family and background growing up as an outsider in the […]

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X, LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X

The astonishing life of one of the most misunderstood men in history unfolds in X: The Life and Times of Malcom X. This distinctly American opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Anthony Davis (Central Park Five) and directed by Tony-nominee Robert O’Hara (Slave Play, a BandQuest composer) features a jazz ensemble incorporated into the orchestra and MOT 21-22 […]

Signature Concert #5 Intense, Playful & Serene

Chen Yi’s intense, high-spirited, and hopeful composition, Ge Xu (Antiphony), is a tribute to Southern China’s Zhuang minority people and their celebratory song styles. Claude Debussy accesses playful emotions in Children’s Corner, dedicated to his young daughter and her favorite toys. He turns to an impressionistic sensuality in his tone poem Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. Finally, Robert Schumann […]

Stephanie Chou at Joe’s Pub

Stephanie Chou’s music combines classical and Chinese influences with Western jazz and pop to create an entirely original, unique musical world. Tonight she will present a bilingual (English and Mandarin) show, including fresh takes on Chinese folk songs and tongue-twisters (from her album “Asymptote”), excerpts from her evening-length jazz-opera “Comfort Girl”, songs exploring her passion […]

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X, LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X

The astonishing life of one of the most misunderstood men in history unfolds in X: The Life and Times of Malcom X. This distinctly American opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Anthony Davis (Central Park Five) and directed by Tony-nominee Robert O’Hara (Slave Play, a BandQuest composer) features a jazz ensemble incorporated into the orchestra and MOT 21-22 […]

BRUBECK BROTHERS QUARTET

The Pend Oreille Arts Council is thrilled to announce its first full season of live performances since the COVID Pandemic cut short the 2019-2020 season. POAC’s 2021-22 season will include eclectic performances ranging from flamenco fusion and classic jazz to live theater and local dance, all taking place onstage at the Historic Panida Theater. The […]

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X, LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X

The astonishing life of one of the most misunderstood men in history unfolds in X: The Life and Times of Malcom X. This distinctly American opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Anthony Davis (Central Park Five) and directed by Tony-nominee Robert O’Hara (Slave Play, a BandQuest composer) features a jazz ensemble incorporated into the orchestra and MOT 21-22 […]

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SongFest Composer mentorship Program

Program Description: The SongFest 2022 Composer Mentorship program will be a focused week of study for five emerging female or female identifying composers on full scholarship nestled into our second week of programming for all students, focused on American song. Composers will be chosen through an application process to work with 6 celebrated senior composition […]

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SongFest Composer mentorship Program

Program Description: The SongFest 2022 Composer Mentorship program will be a focused week of study for five emerging female or female identifying composers on full scholarship nestled into our second week of programming for all students, focused on American song. Composers will be chosen through an application process to work with 6 celebrated senior composition […]

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SongFest Composer mentorship Program

Program Description: The SongFest 2022 Composer Mentorship program will be a focused week of study for five emerging female or female identifying composers on full scholarship nestled into our second week of programming for all students, focused on American song. Composers will be chosen through an application process to work with 6 celebrated senior composition […]

Artist Equity Summit 2022: Lifting Up our Youth

Walker West Music Academy 760 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, MN

  ACF’s annual Artist Equity Summit centers music creators and examines themes related to equity that impact the field and beyond. This September 17, we invite you to join us […]