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WATCH: Musicians of Color Showcase Diversity in Classical Music

The Colour of Music festival highlights classical musicians of African ancestry, such as opera singer Laquita Mitchell and violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport.

A touring classical music festival brought its celebration of diversity to Houston.

The Colour of Music festival highlights classical musicians of African ancestry, such as opera singer Laquita Mitchell and violinist Anyango Yarbo-Davenport. The group performed at the University of Houston‘s Dudley Recital Hall this September. See their website for more information as their tour continues.

This segment is a part of our weekly program Arts InSight. It airs Fridays at 8:30 p.m. on Houston Public Media TV 8.

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Tomeka Weatherspoon is an Emmy-award winning producer. She produces segments, the weekly television program Arts InSight, the short film showcase The Territory and a forthcoming digital series on innovation. Originally from the Midwest, Tomeka studied convergence journalism from the world’s first journalism school at the University of Missouri. She has...

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