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Press and Reviews

Library Music Discovery
Concert by USCJ

3-19-23 West Regional

From a librarian: "The performance today was wonderful!  We were delighted to have the United Strings of Color Junior group perform.  They all did an amazing job.  The instrument zoo was a fan favorite.  We even enjoyed watching the adults try their hand at an instrument or two. We wish you all the best and would be delighted to have you back again."


Performance at the Gregg Museum of Art and Design

2-2-23 Gallery Opening

Roger Manley, Director and Curator: Ever since last Thursday evening's big event I have been hearing many, many fine and heartfelt comments about the performance that Felicia, Sterling and Tristen brought to the Gregg Museum. I was so absolutely delighted and grateful for the ambience, entertainment, and sheer aesthetic pleasure that the three of them generated for the nearly 330 people who attended the opening of the Aldwyth and True Likeness exhibitions. Your members are not only amazingly talented, but the warmth and open attitude in sharing their own joy of music with all the people listening made them feel as glowing a magnet amidst the swirl of activity as any bright hearth could. Everyone who strolled from one gallery to another could practically feel the generosity of spirit pouring out of the musicians as they passed by.


Kennedy Mitchell Article

7-30-21 Main and Broad Magazine

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Kennedy Mitchell Interview

5-24-21 ABC news

Link to the Interview

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Day of Enlightenment Violin Vigil

5/25/21 Raleigh Little Theatre

Link to ABC 11 promo

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Library Music Discovery
Concert by USCJ

3-5-23 Cary Regional

One of the librarians wrote: " I want to say a hardy thank you to you for bringing such a talented group of musicians to Cary Regional Library. They were quite poised and extremely talented and it looks like they truly enjoy the music they create. I'm not sure if you need statistical information, but I counted 78 people in attendance, a fabulous turnout!"

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Review by CVNC

9-4-22 African American Cultural Festival

The quartet moved with unbelievable ease and maturity when expressing the different styles in such a varied program." Click here to read the full review. 


CVNC Review of Premiere of
Ijapa and Mr. Igbin

10-16-21 North Carolina Museum of Art

"When the day began, I expected to attend a concert and go home after. I was surprised to find out this would be one of the most informative, immersive, profound, and moving experiences of my artistic life."

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CVNC Review of First Violin Vigil

5/1/21 St. Ambrose Episcopal

"There’s hope for our nation, when there are youngsters like these poets and instrumentalists who are prepared to propel us into a more united, more peaceful future.” 

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