Equity in Orchestras

March 24, 2021

A panel of experts converse about the role of race in orchestral culture, individual responsibility, and how racism manifests in the classical music industry. They will use Nebal Maysaud’s article, ‘It’s Time to Let Classical Music Die’ as a jumping off point.

Co-presented by ACO and American Composers Forum.


Pratichi Shah, President and CEO, Flourish Talent Management Solutions


Nebal Maysaud, composer and consultant

Melissa Ngan, American Composers Orchestra CEO & President

Daniel Bernard Roumain, Composer, Violinist, Educator

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