News to start your week!
Composer Patricia Morehead writes about her experiences as a young composer starting out in Chicago, and as a founder of CUBE Contemporary Chamber Ensemble. Read about her full and exciting career, and work to promote new music and support the work of women composers, at NewMusicBox.
Chi-chi Nwanoku, double bassist and founder of Chineke!, Europe’s first orchestra comprised of black and minority ethnic classical musician, was just awarded a Black Business Award. Read about the award here and her advocacy for blind auditions here.
NPR music has a conversation with Jayne and Wayne Henderson, a father-daughter luthier duo. Read the story on the NPR website, or listen below:
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