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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

An illustration of drums, a cello, a clarinet, a trumpet and a violin with the title Battling the Bienen Barriers on top.

In Focus: Bienen students share experiences, advocate for increased representation and uplifting of Black composers, musicians

June 7, 2021

As Tahirah Whittington, the cellist of all-Black Chicago string quartet D-Composed, flew through a piece by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, her young audience stared in awe. The performance was part of...

In Focus: Diversifying classical music through education

In Focus: Diversifying classical music through education

June 7, 2021

According to a 2014 study by the League of American Orchestras, less than 2 percent of musicians in the approximately 800 orchestras surveyed were Black. The lack of Black representation in classical music...

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