The Unsung: A NYYS Chamber Music Series – Episode 6

This is the sixth video in the series featuring the extraordinary chamber music of underrepresented composers. Today, we will share the stories and short musical examples of composers in the LGBTQ+ community. We are featuring composers Jennifer Higdon, Caroline Shaw, David del Tredeci, Julius Eastman, Miguel del Aguila, and Angela Morley. Warning: this video mentions drug use, bullying, and suicide. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1-800-273-8255 Musical Excerpts: Jennifer Higdon – Boston Trio Caroline Shaw – Calidore String Quartet David del Tredeci – La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest Julius Eastman – Oberlin Conservatory Online Performance Miguel del Aguila – Borealis Winds Angela Morley – Verity Butler Clarinetist

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