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Our Birthright (w/Morgan-Paige Melbourne)
Episode 5517th May 2023 • The Score • Minnesota Opera
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Mornin', Scorekeepers! Welcome to another edition of your favorite podcast, THE SCORE! And this week, we've another banger for you. We are so excited to welcome an incredible, young Canadian composer who is making huge waves: Morgan-Paige Melbourne! Join us as we chat about what it's like to be a child piano prodigy, what music educators need to do to better support students of marked identities, and the messages of love and resilience she hopes to send fellow Black folks and queer folks with her music. Also, we talk about some of the amazing shows that have recently opened in NYC like Terence Blanchard's Champion and Larissa FastHorse's The Thanksgiving Play, we celebrate the erasure of gendered categories in some of the major New York theater awards, and end, as always, with a bit of Pure Black Joy. Let's do it to it, y'all!

Hosts: Lee Bynum, Rocky Jones, Paige Reynolds (Iyawo Inawale)

Guest: Morgan-Paige Melbourne

Producer: Rocky Jones

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Morgan-Paige Melbourne (Insta) (Bandcamp)

Queen Cleopatra (Netflix)

Birth Revolution (Website)

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