Hyun was poised to become the first Asian American director on Broadway until fate and prejudice stepped in.
The Music Division has commissioned new works of music since 1925, and this post celebrates the artistic contributions of commissioned composers from the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, May 2021.
The following is a guest post from Heidi Kim, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Kim was a 2015 Florence Tan Moeson Fellow in the Asian Division where she studied the Jade Snow Wong Collection. While researching, Kim came across interesting connections to the renowned […]
The following is a guest post from Music Archivist Chris Hartten. Laurence Picken (featured at right as our Pic of the Week!) first made his mark in academia as a scientist, but here in the Music Division we remember Picken as an eminent musicologist who spent nearly sixty years studying the musical traditions of East […]