Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Artistic ResourcesIn This Section
Orchestras often act as gatekeepers in terms of
Equity in Selection Processes
Thoughts by conductors, musicians, and administrators on blind auditions and racial diversity.
The inconclusive data of a highly cited study published in 2000 raises questions about its claim that blind auditions helped female musicians.
Some progress is being made to improve the inclusiveness in American orchestras, but true diversity onstage and off remains elusive.
A book by Stephen J. McNamee and Robert K. Miller, Jr. challenges the widely held American belief that the system distributes resources according to the merit of individuals.
Closed due to a lack of funding, The Turtle Bay Music School is an example of nonprofit music schools that largely rely on individual and corporate support rather than government funding.
How to combat racism at cultural institutions, and their need to reflect the true demographics of their community.
The Trilloquy Podcast was set up by Garrett McQueen to decolonize the traditional definitions and conversations surrounding classical music
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January 28, 2021
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A keynote presentation delivered by Donna Walker-Kuhne at Orchestra Canada’s National Conference 2019 on welcoming diverse audiences to arts spaces.
June 3, 2020