- Gaelynn Lea
October 29 at 12:10
West Building Lecture Hall
Watch the program here.
Presented in honor of Disability Employment Awareness Month
This concert is part of a series of performances by female violinists, showcasing the brilliance and stylistic versatility of the instrument.
Gaelynn Lea won NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2016, and she’s been on the road ever since playing her unique mix of haunting original songs and traditional fiddle tunes. In addition to recording and performing nationally, she also conducts speaking engagements about disability rights, finding inner freedom, and accessibility in the arts. In recent years, she has used her music as a platform to advocate for people with disabilities and to promote positive social change.
Photo by EvrGlo Media