WXXI Classical 91.5 is in the process of building a resource of photos and brief biographical information about musicians of African descent. This resource is by no means complete, and we rely on you to help us build the site by sharing your information. Please click on the alphabetical groupings below to begin your discovery.
Lift Every Voice: A Musical Story from Sorrow to Justice, Wednesday, 2/10/21 @ 3pm
On the birth anniversary of internationally acclaimed opera singer Leontyne Price, we bring you a collection of powerful songs, stories and interviews with some of today’s most acclaimed Black Artists and Scholars. This program was curated with the intent of creating awareness around the African American musical past, while inspiring listeners to cling to the hopefulness of our musical future together as every voice is heard and celebrated. Julie Amacher and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu (educator, singer, conductor & composer) co-host.