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UConn Symphony presents the work of an African-American composer

December 10, 2018 | Kenneth Best, Lucas Voghell ’20 pics (CLAS) The evening also highlighted the two winning students of this year’s Concerto Competition. Conductor Paul McShee tells the story of Margaret Bonds, a composer and activist who wrote in the 1950s and 1960s, whose composition “Montgomery Variations” debuted on December 6. (Lucas Voghell ’20 […]

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La Jolla Symphony to perform “Found” concerto by African-American composer Florence Price

La Jolla Symphony to perform “Found” concerto by African-American composer Florence Price La Jolla Symphony to perform “Found” concerto by African-American composer Florence Price GUEST: Steven schick, musical director, La Jolla Symphony and Chorus Douglas shadle, Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University Show transcript You are listening to the […]