Less than 2% of all classical musicians are African American. Despite a push for more diversity and inclusion in recent years, the industry largely remains the same in makeup. Two classical music experts join us this week to help us understand the barriers for entry into classical music and how those in the field are helping younger populations gain exposure and greater access to the genre.
- Brendan Slocumb, professional violinist, music educator, author of The Violin Conspiracy.
- Afa S. Dworkin, president, artistic director, Sphinx.