Celebrating Diversity in Michigan

It’s been a rough week.  But I’m glad to know that we can take solace in music to reflect, regroup, be reminded of the value of diversity in the world around us, and move forward.  Lucky for us, there is a great opportunity to do just that this weekend! On Saturday, November 12 the Michigan Philharmonic, under the direction of Nan Washburn, will be performing Julia Perry‘s Short Piece for Orchestra.  The work, which was first premiered by the New York Philharmonic in 1965 is rarely heard, and shouldn’t be missed! Perry was one of the first African American composers to gain acclaim…