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Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) composers, music, and musicians

Use this guide to explore the diversity of composers, music, and musicians in the resources from Memorial University Libraries and beyond.

Ensemble music

... And We Were Heard

  • Provides recordings and databases for wind band and orchestral works by  underrepresented composers.

League of American Orchestras

  • The League of American Orchestras has put together a list of external resources for repertoire by underrepresented composers.


Human Harmony Project

  • Provides a page of resources and works by people of color and women for pianists.

Vocal music

African American Art Song Alliance

  • Promotes the contributions of African-Americans to art song. Includes composers, performers or scholars.