Dworkin to address diversity in classical music for community-based nonprofit

Posted on: May 31, 2016

“Exposing more young people from different backgrounds to classical music is the mission of a two-part presentation Tuesday, sponsored by the Mothers of Hope,” writes Al Jones in Sunday’s (5/29) MLive.com (Michigan). In Kalamazoo, “a forum for teachers, parents, community leaders and others interested in learning how to help promote diversity in classical music is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, at the Douglass Community Association.… A free concert to introduce young people to the power of classical music is scheduled for 8 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday … on the Kalamazoo College campus. Titled ‘A Day with Aaron Dworkin and Associates,’ the events will be led by Dworkin, dean of the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance and a passionate advocate for excellence in arts education and inclusion in the performing arts.… Dworkin is the founder of the Sphinx Organization, a national arts organization for transforming lives through the power of diversity and the arts.… Mothers of Hope is a non-profit Kalamazoo organization founded in 1999 by a group of women who were recovering substance abusers…. They have worked to empower mothers in an effort to better the community, neighborhoods and families.”

Posted May 31, 2016