CoMF Press

Colour of Music Festival 2018 – Atlanta Debut Wrap-up

WABE Atlanta NPR Spot – 3.26.18

Monday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:16: Dr. Candy Tate from Emory, along with Laura English-Robinson from Spelman, and Lee Pringle, founder and artistic director of the “Colour of Music Festival” join Lois Reitzes to talk about the festival, as well as the role of people of color in classical music.

Colour of Music Festival Chamber Music Début at Spelman College, Atlanta

Press Release for March 29, 2018 Performance


Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, Violinist

Official 2017 Colour of Music Festival Poster – Interview


A Black & White Collaboration By Colin Quashie and Gil Shuler


Official Press Release – October 2017

Colour of Music Festival Official Press Release (2017)


The Post & Courier – October 2016

Colour of Music Festival (2016)

Moultrie News – September 2016

Colour of Music Festival showcases performers of African descent

Dec. 2015 (CBS News) – Changing the Color of Classical Music

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The Post & Courier – October 2015

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Colour of Music Festival showcases black classical players

Colour of Music Festival a celebration and a challenge

Symphony Magazine – Spring 2015

Startups Rising (PDF) – pages 3 & 4 (link opens new window)

Charleston Magazine – October 2014

Arts Profile: Changing Tunes (link opens new window)

The Post & Courier – October 2014

Review: Musicians excel in final Colour of Music Festival programs (link opens new window)

The Post & Courier – October 2013

Colour of Music: New festival celebrates contributions by blacks to classical music