A Roundtable on diversity, inclusion, and access in experimental new music
This event is FREE!
WHO: Saudia Davis is a social entrepreneur and will lead a discussion with Stephen Burns, Artistic Director of Fulcrum Point New Music Project; Kahil El’zabar, Artistic Director of Chicago Academy of Music; Rami Gabriel, fellow at the Center for Black Music Research, Jeffrey Mumford, composer and educator; Roberto Quinones, Managing Creative Director of Chicago Academy of Music; Augusta Read Thomas, composer University of Chicago and head of Ear Taxi Festival; and Seth Parker Woods, composer and cellist.
WHAT: The discussion will address diversity, inclusion, and access within the context of new music during a free public roundtable discussion co-presented by The DuSable and Fulcrum Point. Inspired by the late David Baker’s treatise The Black Composer Speaks the conversation will address variety of topics concerning the black musical experience, compositional matters and aesthetics.
WHEN: Thursday, April 28 at 3:00-4:30 p.m. (event)
WHERE: DuSable Museum of African American History (740 E 56th Place, Chicago)
MORE: This panel discussion is presented in partnership with The DuSable Museum and Fulcrum Point New Music Project. See Fulcrum Point in concert with PROCLAMATION! The Black Composer Speaks at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave, on April 29 at 7:30pm.