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The Musical Legacies of Phenomenal Women of Color

Enjoy works by phenomenal women of color such as Florence Price, Margaret Bonds, and many more; learn about their journeys and the legacies they left behind.

Pianist Michelle Cann 
“A compelling, sparkling virtuoso” (Boston Music Intelligencer), Michelle Cann is in great demand as soloist, chamber musician, pedagogue, and scholar. Last season included concerto performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic among other major symphony orchestras, and this year brings her to the Des Moines Symphony in March. Ms. Cann is chair of Piano Studies at the Curtis Institute and winner of the 2022 Sphinx Medal of Excellence.

Pianist Michelle Cann will also be giving a solo Town & Gown recital on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets and program information for this solo recital are available at


Apr 11 2024


7:00 pm


Tye Recital Hall
ISU Campus

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