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Represent Classical: CONVERSATIONS

Represent Classical: CONVERSATIONS

By Represent Classical
Hosted by Christine S. Escobar, Founder and Editor of Represent Classical, each episode of “Conversations” features in depth interviews with industry leaders, notable musicians, movers, shakers, and innovators in classical music and related genres. Represent Classical is the only news source in the world dedicated to centering stories of classically trained musicians who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Latino/a/x, Asian, and people of color (BIPOC/BBIPOC) Learn more at representclassical.com
CONVERSATIONS Season 2 Ep.1 Nnenna Ogwo on A Musician's Responsibility
Founder and Editor Christine S. Escobar speaks with Nnenna Ogwo, classical pianist and Founder & Artistic Director of JuneteenthLP: a musical collaborative based in New York City, whose mission is to share the music of the African Diaspora through the unique lens of Black classically trained musicians with a focus on access, outreach, and community building. Each episode of Represent Classical's “Conversations” series features in depth interviews with industry leaders, notable musicians, movers, shakers, and innovators. Featured in this episode: Nnenna Ogwo – pianist and Founder and Artistic Director of JuneteenthLP Learn more about JuneteenthLP: https://juneteenthlp.org "Conversations" theme music by Kobu: https://linktr.ee/kobu  Special production credit: Ezra Escobar Visit Represent Classical: the only news source in the world dedicated to centering stories of classically trained musicians who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Latino/a/x, Asian, and people of color (BIPOC/BBIPOC) https://representclassical.com
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May 31, 2022
D-Composed on Intentionality and Honoring Black Creativity | CONVERSATIONS Ep. 1
Founder and Editor Christine S. Escobar speaks with members of the Black chamber music collective D-Composed whose mission is to uplift and empower society through the power of Black composers, this Chicago-based creative incubator acts as a bridge between the past and present to the future of representation, music-centered experiences, and the communal power of Black composers and their impact. Each episode of Represent Classical's “Conversations” series features in depth interviews with industry leaders, notable musicians, movers, shakers, and innovators.  Featured in this episode: Yelley Taylor – Artistic Director, Violist, Arranger  Caitlin Edwards – Violinist  Kyle Dickson – Violinist  Tahirah Whittington – Cellist & Composer Kori Coleman – Founder/Executive Director Learn more about D-Composed: https://www.dcomposed.com "Conversations" theme music by Kobu: https://linktr.ee/kobu  Special production credit: Ezra Escobar  Watch the video version of this episode here: https://bit.ly/3e4uFbv  Visit Represent Classical-the only news source in the world dedicated to centering stories of classically trained musicians who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Latino/a/x, Asian, and people of color (BIPOC/BBIPOC) https://representclassical.com
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April 18, 2022
Musicians of the Fil-Am Music Foundation on Visibility and Inclusion | CONVERSATIONS Ep. 2
Founder and Editor Christine S. Escobar hosts a discussion with musicians from The FilAm Music Foundation on the Filipinx/Asian-American experience in classical music and what the future holds for the Foundation and its work.  Each episode of Represent Classical’s “Conversations” series features in depth interviews with industry leaders, notable musicians, movers, shakers, and innovators. Featured in this episode: Victor Santiago Asuncion https://victorsantiagoasuncion.com Ezra Escobar: https://www.ezraescobarcello.com Carla Fortmann: https://www.gvcms.nyc/carla-fortmann Jay Julio: https://jayjulio.com Sound Off: Music for Bail: https://musicforbail.com Amanda Laborete: https://www.rocmusic.org/laborete Adrian Nicholas Ong: https://filammusic.foundation/adrian-nicolas-ong/ "Conversations" theme music by Kobu: https://linktr.ee/kobu Special production credit: Ezra Escobar View the video version of this episode here: https://bit.ly/3e4uFbv Represent Classical is the only news source in the world dedicated to centering stories of classically trained musicians who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Latino/a/x, Asian, and people of color (BIPOC/BBIPOC) https://representclassical.com
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April 18, 2022
Armando Castellano on Culture, Expression and Leadership in Classical Music | CONVERSATIONS Ep.3
Founder and Editor Christine S. Escobar speaks with Armando Castellano: President, Founder and Artistic Director of Quinteto Latino in this latest installment of “Conversations” on the contributions and experience of Latinx/Latin Americans to classical music, and the importance of changing the nature of arts leadership.    Each episode of Represent Classical’s “Conversations” series features in depth interviews with industry leaders, notable musicians, movers, shakers, and innovators.    Quinteto Latino is a San Francisco Bay Area wind quintet with a mission to build community through Latino Classical Music: performance and advocacy. Founded in 2004 by Castellano, who is the group’s French horn player, this unique ensemble aims to expand the boundaries of a classical music tradition, commonly perceived as predominantly Euro-American, by performing works exclusively by Latino composers.   Featured in this episode:   Quinteto Latino: https://quintetolatino.org The Artists of Quinteto Latino: https://quintetolatino.org/artist-2/ Learn more about Quinteto Latino and view performances and programs by the ensemble and organization here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMnySQQYb_U&t=0s "Conversations" theme music by Kobu: https://linktr.ee/kobu Special production credit: Ezra Escobar Watch the video version of this episode here: https://bit.ly/3e4uFbv Represent Classical is the only news source in the world dedicated to centering stories of classically trained musicians who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Latino/a/x, Asian, and people of color (BIPOC/BBIPOC) https://representclassical.com
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April 18, 2022
Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate on Being True to Your Identity | CONVERSATIONS Ep.4
Founder and Editor Christine S. Escobar speaks with Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate in this latest installment of “Conversations” on being true to your identity and defining how the world sees you.    Each episode of Represent Classical’s “Conversations” series features in depth interviews with industry leaders, notable musicians, movers, shakers, and innovators.    Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate is an Oklahoma based composer and pianist who is dedicated to the development of American Indian classical composition.  Featured in this episode:  Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate: https://jerodtate.com  Learn more about Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate and view performances of his works here: https://www.youtube.com/c/JerodTateVideos "Conversations" theme music by Kobu: https://linktr.ee/kobu Special production credit: Ezra Escobar Watch the video version of this episode here: https://bit.ly/3e4uFbv Represent Classical is the only news source in the world dedicated to centering stories of classically trained musicians who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Latino/a/x, Asian, and people of color (BIPOC/BBIPOC) https://representclassical.com
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April 18, 2022
Brendan Slocumb on Opportunity, Building Habits, and "The Violin Conspiracy" | CONVERSATIONS Ep.5
Founder and Editor Christine S. Escobar speaks with Brendan Slocumb in this latest installment of “Conversations” on his critically acclaimed debut novel, "The Violin Conspiracy" and what's next for the author, violinist, and educator.    Each episode of Represent Classical's “Conversations” series features in depth interviews with industry leaders, notable musicians, movers, shakers, and innovators.    Featured in this episode:   Brendan Slocumb: https://www.brendanslocumb.com/    Learn more about Brendan's book "The Violin Conspiracy" here: https://www.brendanslocumb.com/my-book  "Conversations" theme music by Kobu: https://linktr.ee/kobu Special production credit: Ezra Escobar Watch the video version of this episode here: https://bit.ly/3e4uFbv  Visit Represent Classical-the only news source in the world dedicated to centering stories of classically trained musicians who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Latino/a/x, Asian, and people of color (BIPOC/BBIPOC) https://representclassical.com
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April 18, 2022