Our mission at unCLASSIFIED is to expand the audience for classical music. We actively lift up artists, composers, and ensembles of typically underrepresented backgrounds and communities to show that classical music is for everyone.
With the unCLASSIFIED: Behind The Music Podcast, we go behind-the-scenes with artists & composers of diverse backgrounds, musical styles, and more.
Behind the Music: Kevin Edlin
GRAMMY-nominated recording engineer, music producer, and guitar player Kevin Edlin is a voting member of both the Recording Academy and the Audio Engineering Society.
Behind the Music: Joy Harjo
Highly acclaimed, internationally renowned Native American Poet, Artist, Playwriter and Author of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States.
Behind the Music: Divinity Roxx
Multi-hyphenate Grammy nominated musician, recording artist, and composer, Divinity Roxx.
Behind the Music: Mónica Ábrego
Mónica Ábrego is one of Mexico’s most outstanding and versatile sopranos. She has performed on stages around the world with a diverse repertoire which includes opera, lied, oratorio, folk and popular music. Mónica is also the founder and Executive Director of the Baja Musical Arts Initiative.
Behind The Music: R. Carlos Nakai
R. Carlos Nakai is the world’s premier performer of the Native American flute and one of the most well renowned and respected artists representing Native American culture in the world. In this episode, we interview R. Carlos Nakai about his musical background, influences, involvement with orchestral music, Native American culture, and more.
Behind The Music: Andrew Joslyn
Andrew Joslyn is a composer, producer, orchestrator, violinist, and co-chair of the Recording Academy's National Advocacy Committee. In this episode, we interview Andrew about his musical beginnings, collaborating with major artists like Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Leslie Odom, Jr. and The Seattle Symphony, scoring films, and the hope and inspiration he wants to bring to the new generation through his work as one of the co-chairs of the National Advocacy Committee with the Recording Academy.