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Issue 13

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Issue 13 | January 2021

Concerto Competition Winners

Taking a Rain Check: Catching up with our Concerto Competition winners

For GGS students, the end of the holiday season usually signals the lead up to the annual Concerto Competition. With this event on hiatus for 2021, we checked in with the competition winners still waiting in the wings for their Koerner Hall performances.

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Alumni Spotlight: Angelica Hairston - Harpist, Educator, Activist

Since graduating from the GGS and earning a Master of Music Leadership from Northeastern University, Angelica Hairston (PDP ‘15), and has become known for her performances and passion for social change – as a musician, educator, activist and entrepreneur. Each of these roles supports her mission to create social impact through the power of the arts.

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GGS Student Equity Alliance: Creating a space where student voices can be heard

In response to the June 2020 protests of the killing of George Floyd, GGS students stood up to ask for accountability and representation of BIPOC voices in the GGS community. The Student Equity Alliance (SEA) was formed as a student led initiative to address inequality. We spoke with SEA Representatives Vivien Illion (Voice, BMus ’22), Stefan Vidovic (Voice, BMus ’21), and Isabella Costanza (Viola, ADP ’21) about the goals for the 2020-2021 academic year and beyond.

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Other News

A round-up of current GGS student, faculty, and alumni success stories.

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