Untold Legacies of Black Composers

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Ovation Concerts

Ovation Concerts is a not-for-profit organization formed to immediately impact the representation of minorities in orchestral music. We endeavor to provide unique and meaningful arts programming for children and adults, educate audiences and artists alike, provide significant exposure for emerging performing artists and build a lifelong audience for areas of the arts that have been long overlooked in performance and curriculum. Three principles guide us in making immediate impact and change…

Engage. Educate. Enlighten.

Our

Purpose

To promote balanced diversity in the performing arts and foster immediate change in the representation of orchestral and classical music with the fierce urgency of now through performance, education, discussion and dialogue.

PRESTIGE PERFORMANCES

An innovative concert series featuring a professional integrated orchestras per­forming with diverse world-renowned artists and emerging talent.

UNTOLD LEGACIES...

Educational residencies dedicated towards promoting and highlight­ing the work of underperformed and underrepresented com­posers of color, such as Joseph Bologne, William Grant Still, Florence Price, and others not included in the traditional music history curriculum.

PRODIGY EDUCATION OUTREACH

Educational opportunities with partner musical schools and institutions in­volving advanced students and developing pro­fessionals, providing masterclass and workshop opportunities with visiting Prestige Performance Artists.

Toptech Internships

Ovation Concerts partners with organizations whose mission is to help at-risk students and young adults and instill hope for a second chance to develop knowledge in television production.