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April 3, 2014

Black Musicians Are Taking Over Classical Music

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By┬áItoro Udofia Sterling Elliot, teenage cellist and musical prodigy is preparing for the Sphinx Competition. The history of the U.S. orchestras is wrought with a tumultuous history. Although the orchestra is accepting more people of color, specifically Asian people, the orchestra is still predominantly white. Gone are the days of segregated performing, however, Elliot is still turning the tides of history as a 14 year old African American cellist. Currently,…