We all know that the violin family of instruments — that is, violin, viola, cello, and double bass — is most closely associated with classical music. It makes sense: one virtually defines the other, after all! Yet bowed string instruments have worked…
String Theory: A Progressive Rock Violin PrimerSaturday, July 17, 2021
Florence Price: Once Overlooked, Now RediscoveredMonday, 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.
Music by Black ComposersMonday, November 12, 2018
Fresh off her visit to SHAR, where she conducted a master class with student musicians from the Community Music School of Ann Arbor, Rachel shares her insights behind her exciting new book series, Music by Black Composers.