At ONEcomposer, we believe that diverse music education and performance are essential for combatting historical erasure.  We encourage all music educators, students, advocates, performers, and listeners to engage with the materials gathered below by our team and affiliates. In doing so, we hope to create a ONEcomposer community spreading the monumental sounds of this year's featured composer: Florence Price.

Florence Price Resources

Sheet Music

Publisher (owner of Price estate): Wise Music/G. Schirmer:

Classical Vocal Reprints (collection of 44 songs, organ and keyboard works):

Archive Websites


International Florence Price Festival:

Music by Black Composers:


The Heart of a Woman by Rae Linda Brown:

From Spirituals to Symphonies by Helen Walker-Hill:

Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry by Sandra Jean Graham:

News Articles

Black Scholars Confront White Supremacy in Classical Music written by Alex Ross, September 21, 2020:

The Rediscovery of Florence Price written by Alex Ross, January 29, 2018:

Research Articles

Beyond Elijah Rock, The Non-Idiomatic Choral Music of Black Composers:

Associated Black Artists/Repertoire

Margaret Bonds

New York Public Library:

Yale University:

Georgetown University:

Limited Print Music Available. Email for more information

Undine Smith-Moore

Speaker Series Resources

Michelle Cann

Justin Hopkins and Jeanne-Minette Cilliers



Event program: [download]

Anna Steppler