Empowering Artists of Color in Classical Music

The Compass Podcast   Empowering Artists of Color in Classical Music
Juilliard-trained violist Dawn Michelle Johnson is the March 10 guest on the artists’ podcast hosted by Leah Walsh.
Dawn Michelle Johnson
Dawn Michelle Johnson

The Compass, a podcast dedicated to the stories of working actors, writers, directors, designers, dancers, musicians, composers, and playwrights, welcomes violist and music educator Dawn Michelle Johnson March 10.

Created by actor Leah Walsh, the podcast documents the lives of artists navigating the waters between art and commerce. Each week, Playbill highlights Walsh’s latest episode with industry professionals who share their own stories about making art, making a living, and maintaining inspiration.

This week, Johnson shares her experiences with the dark side, being a passionate and involved teacher, finding ways to empower artists of color in classical music, becoming a parent, and how her faith influences her art.

The Compass can be downloaded for free on iTunes.


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