MAC Music Innovator

The MAC Music Innovator program is a music residency that highlights leading African American classical musicians who embody artistry, innovation and commitment to education and community engagement. Supported by the Multicultural Awareness Council, the MAC Music Innovator participates in chamber music performances in schools and throughout the community.

2022 MAC Music Innovator Concert

Join 2022 MAC Music Innovator, Antoine T. Clark, for an engaging program exploring themes highlighting the Black experience in America from folk music to social justice and spirituality. The concert, which is the culminating event for Clark’s residency, will be performed by members of the CSO with a special spoken word performance by Elementz.

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2022 MAC Music Innovator
Antoine T. Clark

2021 MAC Music Innovator
William Menefield

2020 MAC Music Innovator
Mark Lomax, II

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2019 MAC Music Innovator
Michelle Cann

Headshot of MAC Music Innovator Michelle Cann

2018 Inaugural MAC Music Innovator
Kelly Hall-Thompkins

Kelly Hall Thompkins playing violin