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Season 3, Episode 4: Amplifying Black Composers with The Overlook
NYC cellist Laura Metcalf is one of the founders of The Overlook: an uptown New York City string quartet amplifying the music of Black Composers. This ensemble was a product of the challenges faced in 2020, and acted in response to the murder of George Floyd.
The Overlook received one of IML’s Paul R. Judy Center for Innovation in Research grants to support their festival “If the Stars Align.” In this episode, Laura chats with host Jeff Dunn about The Overlook, and their origins, mission, and future.
Host: Jeff Dunn
Guest: Laura Metcalf
Mixing, Mastering: Kelly Jutsum
Intro & Incidental Music: Stephen Biegner, Jeff Dunn
Outro Music: Alexa Silverman
More about The Overlook: https://www.theoverlookquartet.com/
Contact Jeff with questions, comments, or ideas for new episodes.