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Presentation on BIPOC composers and musicians with Lara Downes

Lara Downes, NPR

Monday, April 26, 2021
7:30 p.m.

Billboard-charting classical pianist and NPR music personality Lara Downes will give a Zoom presentation on BIPOC composers and musicians on Monday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. EDT as a guest of the Eastman School of Music’s Departmental Diversity Initiative. As the host of NPR Music’s Amplify and the director of Rising Sun Music, Downes is inspired by diverse American musical traditions and her exploration of her own mixed-race heritage.