D-Composed
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Past events

D-Composed is categorized by movements with each event following a certain theme. Take a look at past movements and how we brought the works of composers to life.

 
 
 

Movement 1:

Americana in Black

 
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DESCRIPTION

For the first Movement of D-Composed Americana in Black, a quartet played from a selection of notable works from African American Composers. 

Featured composers included William Grant Still, Florence Price, George Walker, and Jessie Montgomery. 

Musicians of the evening included Kyle Dickson on Violin, Caitlin Edwards on Violin, Danielle Taylor on Viola, and Tahirah Whittington on Cello.

The event was held at The Currency Exchange Cafe.

 
 
 

Movement 2:

Moderne

 
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DESCRIPTION

The second movement of D-Composed Moderne featured the works of modern composers such as Tomeka Reid, Evan Williams, Carlos Simon, and Daniel Bernard Roumain. 

Further bringing the theme to life were Martell cocktails prepared by Tim Williams of Pour Souls Cocktail. Each composition, had an accompanying cocktail inspired by the arrangement. 

The event was held in the arts incubator Good Details located in Pilsen. Guests were surrounded by the modern artwork of Chicago artist Shani Crowe. 

Musicians of the evening include Caitlin Edwards and Kyle Dickson on Violin, Danielle Taylor on Viola, and Tahirah Whittington on Cello.