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Castle of Our Skins Ensemble in Masterclass at Longy

Thursday, December 2   |   1:00 pm

Free – $20.00

Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music. From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into ​Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated ​figures of past and present.

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Castle of Our Skins

ASHLEIGH GORDON, ARTISTIC & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

PictureAshleigh Gordon has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Hong Kong, ranging from chamber and orchestral music settings to off-Broadway and new music productions. She has worked and recorded with Germany’s Ensemble Modern, Switzerland’s Ensemble Proton, and the Grammy award winning BMOP; performed with Boston Landmark’s Orchestra, Odyssey Opera, and A Far Cry; and has performed with Chineke! Orchestra, Europe’s first majority Black/minority ethnic orchestra at the prestigious BBC Proms Festival. ​In recognition for her advocacy of cultural awareness, she has presented at IDEAS UMass Boston Conference and 180 Degrees Festival in Bulgaria; has been featured in the International Musician and Improper Bostonian magazines as well as the Boston Globe; and was awarded the 2016 Charles Walton Diversity Advocate Award from the American Federation of Musicians. She is a 2015 St. Botolph Emerging Artist Award recipient, a 2019 Brother Thomas Fellow, a nominee for the 2020 “Americans for the Arts Johnson Fellowship for Artists Transforming Communities,” and named one of WBUR’s “ARTery 25”, twenty-five millennials of color impacting Boston’s arts and culture scene.
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Each year, Longy invests $307,000 to ensure our 200 concerts are free for our students and the community.
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Details

Date:
Thursday, December 2
Time:
1:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $20.00
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Venue

Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States