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Women in Choral Music

Joan Catoni Conlon and Rachel Samet are launching a database of women who are active in choral music as conductors and educators in an effort to promote collegiality among women choral conductors. To enter your information into this international...more

diversity   artists   May 17, 2010 • Views:3463 • Comments: 0


 
 

With Access and Accommodation for All

 "In 2007, Ella Merritt was feeling the itch to sing again -- so she began calling choruses. Her first question was not about the audition process or the concert season, but rather 'Do you have accommodation for a wheelchair?'" &quo...more

diversity   artists   May 18, 2010 • Views:4247 • Comments: 0


 
 

Asian American Actors in the Bay Area

This article offers a historic look at the challenges and opportunities Asian American artists have faced in the Bay Area. It covers Cabaret and Chop Suey; Art as Politics;  The New Millennium; and The New Generation. "Opening the Golden...more

diversity   artists   May 22, 2010 • Views:8479 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Urban Youth Choruses

 "As the independent children's chorus movement has matured, one recent phenomenon is the emergence of urban youth choruses - ensembles formed to serve diverse populations in large urban areas where kids often do not have access of the mean...more

diversity   education   artists   May 22, 2010 • Views:5752 • Comments: 0


 
 

Women in Choral Conducting: A Level Playing Field?

"'The gender issue is insidious and omnipresent,' says Marin Alsop, who began her tenure as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2007, becoming the first femal to head a major American orchestra. "American women have als...more

diversity   artists   May 17, 2010 • Views:3732 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 
 

VIRTUAL NPAC CONTINUES!

VIRTUAL NPAC, a performing arts convention in the virtual world, is underway. Right here, right now. Be a part of it! 5 NPAC partner conferences - from Chorus America, Dance/USA, the League of American Orchestras, OPERA America & Theatre...more

technology   advocacy   artists   diversity   education   Jun 15, 2010 • Views:23853 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

OPERA America Acknowledges Diversity

  In 2006 the National MultiCultural Institute awarded OPERA America a Leading Lights Diversity Award for Diverse Voices, OPERA America's 2005 annual conference, which provided a forum for a national dialogue for the opera community to pr...more

diversity   education   artists   Oct 31, 2010 • Views:15490 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Culture is Focus of TCG's American Theatre Magazine

Among Theatre Communications Group's mission is to leverage the stories of the field to build greater public awareness of and appreciation for live theatre in America. The organization’s vision ranges from being the leader and innovator in ass...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   Nov 22, 2010 • Views:30406 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

American & Cuban Children Build Digital Bridge Through Song

Over the weekend, the Obama administration quietly eased travel restrictions to Cuba.  In addition to boosting the amount of money that can be given, it will be easier for educational and religious organizations travel and more airports will be ...more

artists   technology   diversity   Jan 18, 2011 • Views:12120 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Oscars Feature Two Diverse Moments

In a year when nearly every Oscar nominee was white, the 83rd Oscars featured two multicultural moments: At the completion of the "In Memorium" section, Halle Berry, the first African American Best Actress Oscar winner, paid tribute to...more

diversity   artists   education   Feb 28, 2011 • Views:5564 • Comments: 0