Fernanda Nieto Plays A Mean Piano & Speaks On Lack Of Diversity

The show’s primary goal is to provide a safe space for artists of color through conversations, to elevate their voices, and discuss equity in media. This morning’s guest is Fernanda Nieto, an amazing Argentinian pianist, Director of Education and Community Outreach who works with children in underserved communities at the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra

The Argentinian Federation of College Women recognized Nieto for her outstanding academic work. In 2021, Nieto received the Music Teacher National Association Teacher Enrichment Award for studying mindfulness in music teaching. CU Boulder awarded Fernanda Nieto a doctorate in Musical Arts in Piano Performance and the Yamaha In-Residence Fellowship, allowing her to develop an engagement program to promote more diversity.

During our Spring Drive, Boulder Philharmonic generously donated two pairs of DeVotchKa show on May 6th at 7 pm. You can still show appreciation for our unique programming, which connects communities through the power of radio, by going online and donating at kgnu.org.

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Storytellers of Color airs on the second Monday of each month as part of A Public Affair on KGNU. The show’s primary goal is to provide a safe space for communicators of color through a series of conversations to elevate their voices and discuss issues of equality in the media. Recent gatherings of various working groups, including Latinx Voices, inspire the show from Free Press’ News Voices Colorado Project and Journos of Color Network from Colorado News Collaborative.

The Storytellers of Color series are a collaborative effort, with an open invitation to other storytellers to come into our airwaves, tell their stories, and occupy the safe space we provide every second Monday of the month.