Bach to Black: Making classical music appreciation more inclusive
Bach to Black is a new project from a University of Illinois professor and pianist that pairs Johann Sebastian Bach's music with works written by Black composers, designed to bridge divides in the music community and increase diversity and inclusion in classical music. We spoke to the professor about her work on the project.
Pianist | Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, College of Fine and Applied Arts; Associate Professor of Piano, School of Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | International Yamaha Artist | Recording project: Bach to Black.
#ILLINOIS professor of piano Rochelle Sennet recorded suites by J.S. Bach and by Black composers for her “Bach to Black” project.— U of I News Bureau (@NewsAtIllinois) September 8, 2021
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