Jun 19 2020
Sep 04 2020
Black Composer Miniature Challenge Virtual World P...

Black Composer Miniature Challenge Virtual World P...

Presented by Castle of our Skins at Online/Virtual Space

18 composers who identify as Black or part of the African Diaspora answered our Black Composer Miniature Challenge, writing 30 second pieces for solo piano, solo viola, or viola-piano duo! We’re pleased to present these mini world premieres on both Facebook and Instagram (@Castleskins). Check back each Friday at noon and stay connected with COOS and Black artistry this Spring/Summer!


May 8
Eddy C: “Tom Bombadil,” piano solo

May 15
Juwon Ogungbe: “The Fattening Room,” viola-piano

May 22
Kathryn Patricia Cobbler: “A Home Called ‘Wander’,” viola solo

May 29
Monthati Masebe: “Re/Cline,” viola-piano

June 5
Yaz Lancaster, “Mimosa,” viola solo

June 12
Mokale Koapeng: “Pholoso, “viola-piano

June 19
Shannon Sea: “Hannah Elias II,” viola solo

June 26
Jonathan Bailey Holland: “Blurred Glance, “viola-piano

July 3
Kevin Madison: “Bus Driver,” viola solo

July 10
Brian R. Nabors: “Hoedown for Isolation,” viola-piano

July 17
Forbes Graham: “Donna and Clifford,” viola solo

July 24
Brittany Green: “Connected,” viola-piano, fixed media

July 31
Gary Powell Nash: “Positive Negativity,” viola-piano

August 7
Adolphus Hailstork: “VI-PI-SPECIAL,” viola-piano

August 14
Che Buford: “A Day Passes,” viola-piano-electronics

August 21
Emerson Sudbury: “Sans Titre,” viola-piano

August 28
Charles Murrell III: “Fanfare,” viola-piano

September 4
Melika M. Fitzhugh: “Violaceous,” viola-piano

Admission Info


Dates & Times

2020/06/19 - 2020/09/04

Location Info

Online/Virtual Space