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Conservatory of Music: Anti Racisms Speaker Series

Cultural Diversity, Racial Healing, and the Pursuit of Excellence in a Community Music School: An Interactive Season with Lucinda Ali-Landing 

Thursday, November 19, 2020

11:10am- 12:30pm via Zoom

Please join us for an interactive presentation around cultural diversity as it relates to performance and students in classical music education from Lucinda E. Ali-Landing, violinist and founder of the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute.

Founded in 1998, the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute began as violin only, using the experience and expertise of the vivacious Lucinda E. Ali-Landing. As the community inquired and the demand increased, piano was added, then viola, guitar, cello, and harp. She received her Kindermusik training and began an early childhood music program and many other musical offerings at the Institute.

Currently, Mrs. Cis in the first violin section of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Chicago Sinfonietta, the world’s most diverse orchestra. As part of the Chicago Sinfonietta, she is in the Joffrey Ballet orchestra and has performed Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream and more. She is a freelance artist who has performed with other artists such as Ray Charles, Barry White, The Winans, Brian McKnight, Oprah Winfrey, Three Mo Tenors, Ben Vereen and more.

Please join us the zoom link below.
Meeting ID: 913 1989 4374 Passcode: 867788