Aligning Resources

Equity Arc is a national coalition dedicated to increasing racial equity within the field of classical music in the United States. We bring together the wisdom and work of individuals and institutions to amplify our collective impact

Founding Volunteers

Equity Arc is the outcome of tireless work and expertise invested by many leaders, educators, and musicians who generously volunteered their time for various working groups. We are especially grateful to the following individuals.

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Lucinda Ali-Landing
Hyde Park Suzuki Institute

Walter Bitner
Richmond Symphony

Rebecca Bogers
New England Conservatory

Abra Bush
The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University*

Hilary Dow Ward
Sewanee Summer Music Festival

Carol Dary Dunevant
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra*

Angelica Durrell

Quanice Floyd
Arts Education in Maryland Schools

Charles Grode
Merit School of Music*

James Hall
Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative*

Andrew Lee
DC Strings Workshop

Garrett Lefkowitz
Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Martin
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra*

Maria Mathieson
The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University*

Ahmad Mayes
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra*

Kimberly McLemore
Nashville Symphony, Accelerando

Jazmín Morales
 Colburn School*

Toni Paz, Independent Fundraising Professional

Jerrod Price
Cleveland Institute of Music*

Richard Scerbo
National Orchestral Institute + Festival*

Edgar Smith
World Pac Paper, LLC

Adrienne Thompson
Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative*

Stanford Thompson
Play On Philly*

Ciyadh Wells
Margins Guitar Collective

*Founding Member