Theresa Wong

Theresa Wong

  Classical compositions, for the most part, are often well-planned, through-composed, and filled with complexities that can be dissected and explored through various tools of music theory. And then there are some works, like this one, that are a bit sparse,...
Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou

Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou

  What do you know about the country of Ethiopia? There are many things that make this African region unique from a global perspective, including being the home of one of the world’s oldest Christian denominations, and also being a country that, unlike many...
Connor Chee

Connor Chee

  The art of drumming is foundational to many Native American musical practices, but it’s certainly not all there is to Indigenous musicking. Among the plethora of other traditions includes the use of vocables, which aren’t exactly words, but ways of...
Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

  In the mid-20th century, composers of orchestral music were exploring techniques and aesthetics that would shift western classical music forever. This exploration of new frontiers, for many composers, also came with an engagement of race and culture, which...
William Banfield

William Banfield

  It goes without saying that America has produced some of the most important voices in music over the past generation, but which ones would you consider among the most significant? For many it’s a question that couldn’t possibly be answered, but for...
Clarice Assad

Clarice Assad

  If you had to put yourself into a single archetype, which would it be? Do you see yourself as a warrior? Maybe you’re more of a lover or an explorer. Well no matter where you would assign yourself, I think it’s always important to honor the people...