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Lack of Diversity in Top Orchestras Remains a Top Challenge for Musicians of Color

Jul 19, 2018

Credit Nina Cochran, The Berkshire Eagle

It's a fact. 

Most classical music professionals in major symphony orchestras around the country are white, according to the League of American Orchestras.   In this story from NBC news, cellist Nathaniel Taylor reflects on how that reality is affecting his career.

“It discouraged me quite a bit growing up,” he says. “But if you really love something and you have the right people in your circle, I think that’s one of the best ways to really push past that.”