New Music Box recently wrote an article about Allison and her upcoming commission for the Raleigh Civic Orchestra, funded by the New Music USA grant. She is very excited for this project, as it is her first time writing for an orchestra! This piece explores the concept of the inter-generational transmission of trauma (i.e slavery, the holocaust, etc.), and will be a part of a larger program that explores similar experiences and histories, and demonstrates the power of music to respond and create collectivity in the face of adversity.
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