Grantee tags Violin

Cosmogram: A Hero’s Journey through the lens of the African Diaspora.

Laster, Gwen

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Cosmogram is new music inspired by the readings from Clyde W. Ford's "The Hero with an African Face", Violinist/composer Gwen Laster joined with Violinists; Trina Basu, Arun Ramamurthy,bassist Damon Banks record new works based on these readings and journeys as Black and South Indian musicians. Read More

Shepherdess Released Debut Album in 2022!

Shepherdess Duo

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Shepherdess Duo released our self-released debut album,'tinker, tailor', on Friday, December 24, 2022. This album features all new works written for and recorded by Shepherdess Duo in 2021 and 2022. Composers include: Annika Socolofsky, Paul Pinto, Luis FernandoAmaya, Annie Hui-Hsin Hsieh, natalie b Read More

Musical Access: Music Week (2014)

SOUNDS Academy

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Musical Access exposes students to different professions in the field of music through interactions with musicians. Performers share stories, answer questions, and speak about the importance of perseverance, teamwork, education, and music. Read More