French Horn phenome Shanyse Strickland plays Thursday July 11 at 8pm for Chamber Music Pittsburgh Just Summer series at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty’s Ace Hotel. Shanyse combines Mozart Tchaikovsky and Mahler with Anita Baker, neo soul, samba and jazz moods hoping the summer audience will find new sounds to enjoy. Shanyse tells her story of working with the Pittsburgh Symphony’s Zachary Smith at Duquesne University, her work at Youngstown State and growing up in Akron. The conversation includes observations on getting more colorful representation in the classical music world and where Shanyse is headed next.
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Series: Voice of the Arts