Music Schools and White Supremacy with Loren Kajikawa

Episode 102 of Sound Expertise

When music departments focus exclusively on classical music, are they also being racially exclusionary? How can the academy move beyond its history of racism and embrace other musical genres? A conversation with Loren Kajikawa, Associate Professor of Music at George Washington University’s Corcoran School of the Arts & Design

If you’re interested in learning more about Prof Kajikawa’s work, follow him on Twitter as @LorenKajikawa and check out:

Prof Kajikawa has also recommended some other stuff to check out:

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A written transcript of this episode is available here; many, many thanks to Andrew Dell’Antonio for volunteering to prepare transcripts for the show!

Stay tuned for Episode 103, coming next Tuesday, August 4: an interview with Megan Lavengood about timbre, ’80s pop, and the Yamaha DX7