tue oct 23 @ 7 pm

Let All Voices Be Heard

Celebrating Diversity in Classical Music

To celebrate its launch of the LA Orchestra Fellowship, a program designed to increase diversity in classical music, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Street Symphony, and USC Thornton School of Music will present a wide-reaching performance and panel discussion to follow.

Location

Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles, CA 90089

Newman Recital Hall

3616 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles, CA 90089

October 23, 2018 7:00pmTickets

The LA Orchestra Fellowship, a program designed to increase diversity in classical music, welcomed its first class this fall. To celebrate its launch, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Street Symphony, and USC Thornton School of Music will present a wide-reaching performance and panel discussion to follow.

The performance features the first class of fellows, including violinists Sydney Adedamola and Ayrton Pisco, violist Bradley Parrimore and cellist Juan-Salvador Carrasco. The celebrated guest artists include Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of New York Philharmonic; Todd Strange, a tenor with the LA Master Chorale; and musicians from LACO including violinists Tereza Stanislav and Cheryl Norman-Brick, violist Robert Brophy and cellist Giovanna Clayton.

A panel discussion will follow moderated by Derrick Spiva, LACO’s artist educator, and including clarinetist Anthony McGill, cellist Giovanna Clayton, composer Juan Pablo Contreras, and Akilah Morgan, executive assistant of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles.

Launched in August 2018, The LA Orchestra Fellowship was conceived by a partnership of ICYOLA, the country’s largest African American–majority youth orchestra; LACO, one of the world’s leading chamber orchestras; and USC Thornton, one of the country’s top music programs.

Panel Discussion to Follow
Derrick Spiva, moderator
Anthony McGill
Giovanna Clayton
Akilah Morgan

Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative in partnership with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, LA Orchestra Fellowship, Street Symphony, and USC Thornton School of Music.