CTS BOSTON HARP TRIO
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Harpist Angelica Hairston is known for her fiery performances and her passion for social change. She launched Challenge the Stats in 2016 and currently serves as the Artistic Director of the Urban Youth Harp Ensemble. She holds a Master of Music Industry Leadership from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Music from The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Ontario.
Harsh Menon is currently pursuing her MFA in Studio Art at Northeastern and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston where she is a 2015 recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Graduate Fellowship. Her work has screened internationally at film festivals including the Sundance Film Festival and the Venice Biennale. She is interested in using media for social change.
Michael Morris Jr
Michael Morris, Jr., is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. Michael received a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Contemporary Dance from Boston University as a recipient of the Alfred & Patricia Houston BOCO Scholarship. While at The Boston Conservatory, Michael has performed works by Dwight Rhoden, Uri Sands, Karole Armitage, and Andrea Miller. He has competed in the Youth America Grand Prix competition and is a Gold Medal winner of the NAACP ACT-SO competition.
Jasmine Nicole Robinson
Project STEP (String Training Education Program) recognizes that certain racial and ethnic minorities are vastly underrepresented in classical music. Project STEP’s mission is to address this imbalance by identifying musically talented children from underrepresented Boston and surrounding communities, providing them with comprehensive music and string instrument instruction.
CTS Boston 2016 Performers:
Angelina Wallace, violin
Trinity Dickson, violin
Amiyr Ahmad, violins
Rigoberto Rodriguez Anton, cello