The Choral Commons
The Choral Commons
Emilie Amrein & André de Quadros
Girl Power, Creative Youth Development, and the Choir / Alysia Lee
46 minutes Posted Jul 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm.
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Alysia Lee is the Founder and Artistic Director of Sister Cities Girlchoir, the El Sistema-inspired, girl empowerment, choral academy in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey. She is the education program supervisor for Fine Arts education for the Maryland State Department of Education where she shares her vision of statewide equity and excellence across five arts disciplines: music, dance, visual arts, theatre, and media arts. 

In today’s episode, Emilie and André speak with Alysia Lee about her work with the Sister Cities Girlchoir and about creating opportunities for girls to collectively narrate their own past and present experiences as well as their connections to historical, social, political, and economic futures.