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Self. Reflection.

Season 1 Episode 101 | 26m 46s

Violinist Yvonne Lam and composer/bassist Jordyn Davis share their personal journeys toward finding their voice in the world. Through Lam’s moving solo violin performance of a piece by composer Chen Yi, and Davis’ expression through her own composition inspired by a song by Nina Simone, they paint a clear picture of the self-reflection required by people who are often “othered” by society.

Aired: 05/07/22 | Expires: 05/06/24
Supported in part by
MSU Federal Credit Union
Michigan State University Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Extras
Advisor  Talitha Wimberly helps students find common ground through music.
Educator Richard Desinord breaks down boundaries to find educational equality for music.
Educator Marcie Ray sows the seeds of strong community through hard conversations.
Three performances of jazz and art song address oppression yet end the season with hope.
Music by trailblazing Black composers and a moving saxophone piece celebrate inclusion.
Composers play their moving electronic and jazz pieces inspired by love and humanity.
Three varied and impactful songs inspired by the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A piano evokes Hawaii’s traumatic past and jazz reminds of a difficult era in Detroit.
Two distinct voices share stories and performances using music to fight for justice.
Coming spring 2022 on WKAR TV in mid-Michigan