Marissa Lorusso

Watch and listen to Brown graduate students Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama perform for NPR's Tiny Desk Series an original song from No-No Boy, a collection of folk songs that shed light on the Asian American experience. Saporiti and Aoyama were featured as part of the Brown Arts Initiative's Songwriting Series in FY18. Their performance for NPR can be found here.

Eric Nathan

Brown University assistant professor of music Eric Nathan blogs about his early fall residency at Yellow Barn, an international center for chamber music in Putney, VT. While in residence, Nathan and his artistic collaborators further developed and recorded his new composition, Some Favored Nook, inspired by the writings of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Nathan received a Research and Development grant from the Brown Arts Initiative in support of this work.

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