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Anthony McGill Interviewed by CBS New York

Mr. McGill, an alumnus and member of the Curtis faculty, spoke with Maurice DuBois about being the first African-American principal clarinet of the NY Philharmonic.


Curtis alumnus and faculty member Anthony McGill (Clarinet ’00) was recently featured in a video interview for CBS New York. Mr. McGill spoke with journalist Maurice DuBois about his role as the first African-American principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic and the work needed to affect representation of people of color in major symphony orchestras. The interview also includes clips from the premiere of a work by Cuban composer Tania Leon, which features Mr. McGill’s playing.




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