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American Composers Forum's Diversity Programming

  The American Composer Forum enriches lives by nurturing the creative spirit of composers and communities. They offer a number of programs that harness the power of music and the power of this nation's diversity. Below you will find informat...more

diversity   artists   Jul 5, 2010 • Views:6559 • Comments: 0


 

Bridging Cultural Divides

Many types of organizations are tackling issues of diversity. Diversity consultant Patricia Moore Harbour "believes arts organizations, especially choruses, may start out ahead of the game." "Bridging Cultural Divides" outlines si...more

diversity   May 18, 2010 • Views:4246 • 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:30364 • Comments: 0


 
 

AMC Looks at Cultural Identities of Composers

American Music Center's NewMusicBox features many articles on diversity of genre and programming, as well as several articles on how culture influences the identity of composers and vice versa. Below you will find just some of the articles that are r...more

diversity   artists   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:16407 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

The Economic (Self?) Oppression of American Artists

David Ian Moss (Fractured Atlas, Createquity) recently published an article talking about his own journey as a musician who chose to go to business school.  In the article he discusses how individual artists (specifically composers and musicians...more

artists   advocacy   education   Sep 16, 2010 • Views:8089 • 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:18867 • Comments: 0


 

NewMusicBox Interviews Composer Mikel Rouse

NewMusicBox's Frank J. Oteri interviewed composer and performer Mikel Rouse about his career, the New York music scene in the 80's, working beyond musical categorization, Cage, and opera.  From the interview's introduction: As we enter deeper i...more

artists   Jan 4, 2011 • Views:3971 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

South Africa's Youth Sing its Way out of Poverty

South Africa's Bokamoso Youth Centre Group Tries to Sing its Way Out of Poverty By DeNeen L. Brown The Washington Post February 4, 2011 The Bokamoso Youth Centre has been trying to broaden the horizons for the township's youth. Each year...more

diversity   education   artists   Feb 11, 2011 • Views:10509 • Comments: 0


 
 

Vienna Philharmonic's Homogenous Orchestra Scrutinized Again

"Vienna Philharmonic Must Answer for Exclusion" Joshua Kosman San Francisco Chronicle February 20, 2011 The homogeneity of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has been scrutinized over the years. It was an all male ensemble unt...more

diversity   artists   Mar 9, 2011 • Views:7267 • Comments: 0


 

Diversity Featured During Conference Season

Chorus America June 8 – 11, 2010 San Francisco, CA 34th Annual Conference   Chorus America's 34th Annual Conference features plena...more

diversity   Apr 11, 2011 • Views:6412 • Comments: 0