Monday Link Round Up: November 4, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: November 4, 2019

News and music to start your week! In sad, but perhaps not surprising news, The Guardian reports that according to the Musicians Union, half of its members have received harassment at work, and a significant percentage of those who chose to leave their careers in music do so because of the abuse and sexism. Soprano Julia Bullock is forging a new career for herself outside of the traditional expectations of an operatic singer.  Read about her new approach to music through curating, her experiences working outside of the standard repertoire, and what she plans next in a profile in The…

Celebrating the Music of China with Intersection

 Intersection is a contemporary music ensemble founded by Kelly Corcoran, who conducts the ensemble.  Based in Nashville, Tennessee, the group strives to educate and challenge audiences as to what a classical music experience can be.  It is especially notable that this contemporary musical ensemble specifically strives to engage with young audiences, introducing contemporary music in a way that is engaging, accessible, and will help build an audience for generations to come! We are thrilled to have awarded Intersection with a Performance Grant for their coming concert, titled Dragon Harmony.  The program, which will be heard February 11 and 12, will feature…