Malesha Jessie Taylor, M.M. DOWNLOAD RESUME
I, Too, Sing America
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Malesha Taylor, soprano, and Richard Thompson, piano
In celebration of National Poetry Month, soprano Malesha Jessie Taylor and pianist/composer Richard Thompson will perform Thompson’s original compositions on two song cycles which feature settings of the poetry of Langston Hughes and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
“I, Too Sing America” @ Cultural Equity Summit LA
I've been invited to perform and speak from excerpts of my recital based on the poetry of Langston Hughes.
How is America being culturally remapped by its people?
How is the arts sector in Los Angeles and around the U.S. working towards an inclusive and equitable future?
What is the change that needs to happen?
ArtChangeUS REMAP: LA Cultural Equity Summit will gather cultural leaders, artists, grantmakers, and community members to advance cultural equity strategies and innovative practices at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles.
The Central Park Five
Jun. 15, 2019 • 7:30PM
Jun. 22, 2019 • 7:30PM
Jun. 23, 2019 • 2:30PM
Long Beach Opera, with Anthony Davis (composer)
In 1980's New York, five African American and Latino teenagers were convicted of a Central Park rape, but exonerated through DNA evidence thirteen years later. Davis' opera is a passionate story about an issue that still rocks America today. Malesha will play the mothers’ of Antron MacCray and Kevin Richardson.
Boston Pops Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Opera and San Francisco Opera
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Disney Concert Hall, War Memorial Opera House, Avery Fisher Hall- Lincoln Center, Hollywood Bowl, Orange County Performing Arts Center, Cerritos Performing Arts Center,
Conductors: John Mauceri, Steven Mercurio, Dean Williamson, John DeMain, John Alexander, Keith Lockhart and Placido Domingo
Master of Music degree in Vocal Arts from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from California State University, Fullerton.