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Living a Life of Musical Diversity

Monday, February 24, 2020

SHAR is collaborating with black artists in the string instrument community for Black History Month! Every Monday in February, expect a new blog post featuring black artists' first-hand perspective of various aspects of the music industry. This week,…

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Writing Stories in Music

Monday, February 17, 2020

SHAR is collaborating with black artists in the string instrument community for Black History Month! Every Monday in February, expect a new blog post featuring black artists' first-hand perspective of various aspects of the music industry. This week,…

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Introducing The Entrepreneurial Artist, Part II

Monday, February 10, 2020

This is a continuation of last week's blog post, Introducing The Entrepreneurial Artist, Part Iand includes excerpts from Aaron Dworkin's new book, The Entrepreneurial Artist: Lessons from Highly Successful Creatives, now available for pre-sale!

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Introducing The Entrepreneurial Artist, Part I

Monday, February 03, 2020

SHAR is collaborating with black artists in the string instrument community for Black History Month! Every Monday in February, expect a new blog post featuring black artists' first-hand perspective of various aspects of the music industry. This week…

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William Grant Still: The Dean of African American Composers

Monday, February 25, 2019

 

To finish off our Black History Month celebration, we want to honor William Grant Still, the first African American composer to have an opera produced by the New York City Opera, performed on national television, and the first African American to…

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Florence Price: Once Overlooked, Now Rediscovered

Monday, February 18, 2019

This week, in honor of Black History Month, we want to commemorate Florence Price, the first black female composer to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra.

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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: An Unjustly Neglected Composer

Monday, February 11, 2019

SHAR is beginning week two of our Black History Month celebration by highlighting Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, an English composer, violinist, and conductor who, in his regrettably short life, made a great impact on the global music community.

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“Black Mozart”: Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges

Monday, February 04, 2019

February is Black History Month, and SHAR wants to celebrate by honoring the legacies of renowned, yet underappreciated black composers and musicians. Each week, we will recognize and commemorate one composer who has made an impact on the musical…

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SHAR Celebrates Black History Month

Friday, February 01, 2019

February is Black History Month! Following in the footsteps of Rachel Barton Pine's Music by Black Composers series, SHAR wants to celebrate by commemorating black musicians and composers who have been underrepresented or written out of music history.

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