Learning & EngagementHarmonic Justice

Harmonic Justice 

Harmonic Justice: Confronting the Past, Shaping the Future

March 29, 2023 • 7 PM • Zoom

Register here for the event

Previous Events

Harmonic Justice: Classical Music and Conversation in Support of Racial Equity and Liberation

November 30, 2020


  • Chaz Salazar, Flutist and 2020 Orchestral Futurist Fellow at NOI+F
  • Garrett McQueen, Bassoonist and Executive Producer of the TRILLOQUY podcast
  • Alysia Lee, Founder and Artistic Director of Sister Cities Girlchoir
  • Jim Kelly, President and CEO, National Philharmonic
  • Cherise Fanno Burdeen (moderator), Executive Partner, Pretrial Justice Institute and NatPhil Board Member

Harmonic Justice: Arts Education & Racial Equity

June 13, 2021


  • Joseph Conyers, Assistant Principal Bass, Philadelphia Orchestra and Founder, Project 440
  • Rafael Elster, El Sistema 
  • Quanice Floyd, Executive Director, National Guild of Community Arts Education
  • Cherise Fanno Burdeen (moderator), NatPhil Board Member

Harmonic Justice: Discussing the Role of Social Justice in the Arts

March 21, 2021


  • Dr. Dianne Cherry
  • Librettist Dr. Herbert Martin
  • Composer of A Knee on The Neck Dr. Adolphus Hailstork
  • Cherise Fanno Burdeen (moderator), NatPhil Board Member
  • Pamela Luckett

Presented in partnership with the Montgomery County (MD) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and with participation from the George Floyd Family Foundation.

Support National Philharmonic

National Philharmonic relies on the generosity of its donors to continue bringing you the music. Your contribution is critical to our continued success.

Give Now