Youngstown State University’s Cliffe College of Creative Arts presents the third season of the Donald P. Pipino Performing Arts Series for Spring semester, 2021. Multi-instrumentalist and composer Tyshawn Sorey, a MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellow, is scheduled for a presentation on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00pm. Sorey has performed nationally and internationally with his own ensembles, as well as numerous artists of note. He has composed works for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the International Contemporary Ensemble, tenor Lawrence Brownlee with Opera Philadelphia in partnership with Carnegie Hall, as well as for countless collaborative performers. He was also a 2015 recipient of the Doris Duke Impact Award. Sorey received degrees from William Paterson University, Wesleyan University, and Columbia University. He is currently Assistant Professor of Music and African American Studies at Wesleyan University.
The virtual presentation is free and open to the public. More information is available by calling the Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-727-7514.