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Face the Music

using roots music to confront racism​​


American music contains powerful lessons for understanding and addressing systemic oppression in our country. Focusing on the stories of marginalized musicians, each week of this class explores the lessons of a different artist and their music. 

Participants take part in guided discussions designed to recognize bias in one’s community and society, as well as effective strategies for confronting issues of race and social justice in personal and professional life. 

Participants deepen their knowledge of American musical history alongside new friends and collaborators. This class provides tools to create a more just and compassionate society, and resources to help you continue the work.

The Face the Music cohort will be a limited group of 8-10 participants, meeting weekly for discussion sessions via Zoom video conference for 8 consecutive weeks.

​for ages 16 and up

meets virtually

90-minutes per session (8 total sessions)

fee $200

Tuesday cohort starts Oct 5th, 2021 @6:30pm PST


Monday cohort starts Oct 11th, 2021 @3:30pm PST


We reserve 1 scholarship spot in each class

for those that request it, no questions asked.


To register, please fill out the information below.

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building community through our roots.

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