Original Article at blog.usejournal.com Sam Anderson & Jocelyn Bonadio-de Freitas Follow Feb 10 · 24 min read Che Buford, 19 Che Buford accomplished something most violinists will claim is nearly impossible: using Youtube videos, he taught himself to play the violin entirely by ear. He was 11 years old. He first heard the sound of… Continue reading It’s Time to Talk About Classical Music’s Diversity Problem
Original article in Broadway World American Composers Orchestra Announces 2019 Gala Honorees by TV News Desk Jan. 17, 2019 On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, American Composers Orchestra (ACO) celebrates four individuals – true forces of nature – who have effected change in the American musical landscape at its annual Gala: Jon… Continue reading American Composers Orchestra Announces 2019 Gala Honorees
Ashleigh Gordon, viola Anthony Green, piano Che Buford – A Day Passes (viola, piano, & electronics) Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins celebrates Black artistry through classical music. 18 composers who identify as Black or part of the African Diaspora answered the Black Composer Miniature Challenge set by… Continue reading “A Day Passes” A 30 Second miniature piece
[LIVESTREAM] Black Composer Miniature Challenge Virtual World Premiere: Che Buford Tickets at door Free Friday, August 14, 2020 (PDT) @ 9:00 am – 9:05 am Castle of Our Skins Livestream/Broadcast, Anywhere in the world, WA Ashleigh Gordon, viola Anthony Green, piano Che Buford – A Day Passes (viola, piano, & electronics) Born out of the… Continue reading [LIVESTREAM] Black Composer Miniature Challenge Virtual World Premiere: Che Buford
Check out the collaboration that I did during my residency at Westben Centre for Connection & Creativity in July 2020.