The Music of Lili Boulanger

Trinity Le, CFK Intern Today we are joined by guest Marissa Kerbel, a fantastic pianist and teacher, and graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music! Here she talks about the […]

Celebrating Black Music: Adolphus Hailstork 

Trinity Le, CFK Intern Adolphus Hailstork, a contemporary American composer, hails from upstate New York and currently resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Like so many of our great composers, Hailstork […]

Amplifying Black Voices from Past to Present

Iman J. Williams

Hi, I’m Iman, the new Classics for Kids Intern! I am a flutist, activist, and plant enthusiast. I’ve been playing the flute since I was 10 years old! I am excited to share my passion for music and history with the Classics for Kids community!

After World War I, African Americans began traveling North to seek a better life full of economic and social equality at the end of Slavery. Also known as The Great Migration, over 250,000 African Americans had migrated North. Harlem in New York City had become a popular destination for folks to settle down, be free, and be “unapologetically Black”, after years of being silenced.