Feb 17, 2023


The recent social and racial upheaval in this country brought a much-needed self-examination by performing arts and higher educational institutions on diversity, equity and inclusion. The search for identity and belonging is an issue that Asian musicians continue to wrestle with today, yet the “model minority” is often overlooked in these discussions. Join our Roser Visiting Guest, award-winning composer Alexina Louie, in what is sure to be a thought-provoking and energetic conversation about navigating Asian identity in Western classical music, moderated by Julia Shizuyo Popham.

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Friday, Feb. 17, 5 p.m. MDT

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Content Warning: Discussions of racial bias.


Alexina Louie

Composer in Residence

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