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Connections: Gateways Music Festival 2015

Aug 7, 2015

The 22nd Gateways Music Festival starts on Tuesday, August 11. The mission of the festival is to increase the visibility and heighten public awareness of the contributions to classical music by musicians of African descent. What can we expect from this year’s festival? We chat with those involved in planning and those who are performing:

  • Barbara Jones, chair of the Gateways Festival Planning Committee
  • Teryle Watson, Gateways Artistic Program Committee member
  • Christopher Brewley, violinist
  • Epongue Ekille, violinist