Music has played a large social function during the coronavirus pandemic: from the daily balcony concerts in Italy to the virtual performances of countless orchestras, it has helped tie communities together where social distancing has atomized us. During this Radcliffe webinar, we will talk with musicians about their experience during the crisis—from the precarious position of performers without gigs to the healing role music can play.
Terri Lyne Carrington, drummer and producer; founder and artistic director, Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice
Ganavya, vocalist and composer; doctoral candidate, Department of Music, Harvard University
Vijay Iyer, composer and pianist; Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts, Harvard University
Rajna Swaminathan, mrudangam artist and composer; doctoral candidate, Department of Music, Harvard University
Moderated by Alexander Rehding, Fanny Peabody Professor of Music, Harvard University