Conversations from Penn State: Aaron P. Dworkin
Breaking the Sound Barrier
Musician and arts advocate Aaron P. Dworkin discusses the importance of diversity in the arts.
About the Guest
Aaron P. Dworkin is the founder and former president of the Sphinx Organization, the leading national arts organization for transforming lives through the power of diversity and the arts. He is an accomplished acoustic and electric violinist as well as a spoken-word and visual artist and has strong interests in politics, world history and issues of economic and social justice. A passionate advocate for excellence in arts education and inclusion in the performing arts, Dworkin was named a 2005 MacArthur Fellow and was President Obama’s first appointment to the National Council on the Arts. He serves as dean of the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
More on Aaron Dworkin
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Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State
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