"Back to School" edition
Curated by our Director of Education Taylor Lena McTootle, COOS teamed up with young viola students from Project STEP, Boston City-Wide String Orchestra (BCWO), and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras' Intensive Community Program (ICP), challenging them to learn and perform one of our 30-second minis from our #BCMC vol. 1 Anthology!
Black Poet Miniature Challenge
Curated by Marlanda Dekine-Sapient Soul, our Shirley Graham du Bois Creative in Residence, this Black poet miniature challenge encouraged poets of all ages to write 15-syllable haikus and 31-syllable tanka poems. Check out the 43 featured poets below:
Black composer miniature challenge 2.0
Curated by Associate Artistic Director & Composer Anthony R. Green, this #BCMC 2.0 challenged African diasporic composers to write 30 second miniatures for flute and harp! Watch all 19 world premieres below featuring flutist Orlando Cela and harpist Charles Overton!
Charles Lumar II
Alessandro Oreoluwa Buono
Ahmed Al Abaca
Gary Powell Nash
Adero J. Knott
Autumn Maria Reed