Pathways to Music Careers; Startup Kid; Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner Tracy K. Smith

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How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. On The Sound of Ideas, we'll discuss what it takes to help talented young musicians pursue their passion. And we'll look specifically at how local conservatories are providing pathways for people of color. Later, we'll meet an 8th grade entrepreneur who sells homemade greeting cards. Plus, a conversation with Anisfield Wolf poetry winner Tracy K Smith. 


-Johnnia Stigall, Manager of Pre-College and Pathway Programs, Cleveland Institute of Music 

-Jerrod Price, Associate Dean of Admissions & Enrollment Management and Executive Director of Preparatory, Enrollment & Pathway Programs 

-Brian Bowser, Department Chair for Music Theater and Arts Management, Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music 

-Gordia Hayes, Junior Musical Theater Major, Baldwin Wallace University 

-Warren Egypt Franklin, Actor, Former Cleveland School of the Arts & Baldwin Wallace University Student

-Ella Rosenberg, Owner, EJ Designs & 8th Grader, Mandel Jewish Day School 

-Tracy K Smith, Poet & Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner 

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