March 19 Service at 10:30 AM in the Church and on Zoom
Lecolion Washington, Bassoon and Guest Speaker
World-renowned bassoonist Lecolion Washington, current Executive Director of the Community Music Center of Boston, will be sharing both his musical talent and his expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion with the congregation and the community. In addition to his talk, he will be performing Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto, second movement, and Bayou Home by William Grant Still. His third selection will be an unaccompanied solo.
Among arts leaders in Boston, Lecolion has become prominent for his commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion among non-profit boards, administration, faculty and students. A coffee hour, following the service, will allow members and guests to meet Mr. Washington.
ALL ARE WELCOME to attend this special service
Lecolion Washington has worked all over the country as a racial equity thought leader. In high demand as a speaker, he has presented at conferences such as the Chamber Music America Conference, Sphinx Connect: Diversity in the Arts Conference, National Guild for Community Arts Education Conference, and as a featured guest on the Art Accordingly Podcast, sponsored by the Arts Administrators of Color Network, in an episode entitled “Deconstruction. Reconstruction.” Washington has had residencies at institutions such as the University of Oregon, Carnegie Hall, and the Juilliard School. He also recently co-taught a course at the Longy School of Music entitled “Disrupting White Supremacy in Arts Organizations Through Transformative Leadership.