EXCEL’s Virtual Visionaries Series: Gabriela Lena Frank
“Art for Social Change”
- Thursday July 23 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Celebrated composer, educator, and arts advocate Gabriela Lena Frank explores the social dimension of her art-making, including how lessons learned from her own inspired efforts could translate into socially-informed projects today. Currently serving as Composer-in-Residence with the storied Philadelphia Orchestra, she has been recognized with many significant awards, has been included in the Washington Post's list of the 35 most significant women composers in history, and leads the Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music, a multifaceted organization that highlights the power of creativity and arts citizenship as it supports and incubates a diverse cohort of music-makers.