ABOUT THE AMBASSADOR ENSEMBLE
The Ambassador Ensemble is a radical youth string sextet that is committed to social justice, collective action through avant performance, and experimental collaborations
ABOUT THE ALBUM
For the 2014-15 school year, the group (ages 13-16) engaged in weekly critical discussions around identity (with a focus on race and gender), social justice, power, and the artist as an agent of change. Using these riveting and intense conversations as creative inspiration, Eddy worked with the students to compose a performance work that organically combines chamber music with themes of social justice.
Artistically avant-garde, socially critical, and radiating with youthful energy, the final performance work is a culmination and celebration of a year’s effort and collective growth.
MYCincinnati is a free, daily youth orchestra program in Price Hill that uses music as a vehicle for youth development, community engagement, and social change. Over 80 young musicians meet for at least 2 hours every weekday, learning violin, viola, cello, double bass, and playing in an orchestra. MYCincinnati is inspired by El Sistema, Venezuela's national youth development program that is transforming the lives of over 500,000 children annually.
MYCincinnati is a program of Price Hill Will, a non-profit comprehensive community development organization serving East, West, and Lower Price Hill.
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