LunART Festival 2023 - DAY 1
ART & HERITAGE
Wednesday, May 31
About the panel:
June Millington: The trailblazing Filipina-American guitarist co-founded the all-female rock band Fanny in the ‘70s. She is the co-founder and artistic director of the Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) in Goshen, Massachusetts where she runs a Rock ‘n Roll program for girls.
Dorothy Chang: Described as "evocative and kaleidoscopic,” her compositions often embrace an eclectic mix of musical influences ranging from popular and folk music to elements of traditional Chinese music. Many of her works are inspired by place, time, memory and personal histories. She has a particular interest in cross-cultural and interdisciplinary collaboration, with projects involving mixed Chinese and Western ensembles, theater, movement, dance and video.
Rachel Werner: She is the founder of The Little Book Project WI as well as a teaching artist for Hugo House, Lighthouse Writers Workshop and The Loft Literary Center. Her debut cookbook “Macro Cooking Made Simple” (Chartwell Books) was released in April and her next kidlit book with Capstone (“Moving and Grooving to Fillmore’s Beat”) will be released in Fall 2023.
In this panel discussion, we will explore how heritage informs and influences the art of these dynamic women.
Moderator: Suzan Kurry