Arts and Activism
November 1, 2020
Whether counting Americans for the census, participating in musical protest marches, composing songs to help get out the vote, or founding new musical organizations intended to champion a more diverse group of voices, these artist-activists are using their musicals skills and knowledge to empower others and to make the world a more equitable place.
Women Who Wow Us: Spotlight 14 (Elena Bonomo)
March 20, 2020
Women Who Wow Us: Spotlight 14. We interviewed Elena Bonomo, the drummer for the Broadway musical SIX. Elena is a drummer, percussionist, band leader and music educator based in the NYC area. She is actively involved in both the pop/rock and musical theater scenes.
Women Who Wow Us: Spotlight 10 (Rona Siddiqui)
September 28, 2019
Women Who Wow Us: Spotlight 10. We interviewed Rona Siddiqui, an award-winning composer/lyricist and music director based in NYC. Her show Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfghan, an autobiographical comedy about growing up bi-ethnic in America, will be receiving a workshop in the fall of 2019, and she is the recipient of this year’s Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award.