Derrick Spiva Jr. is a composer with Ghanaian, Nigerian, British, Irish and Native American ancestry. His mission is to bring people and cultures together through music. In May, Spiva released an excerpt of “To be a Horizon,” the third part of his larger work Prisms, Cycles, and Leaps.
About Polina Cherezova
Polina Cherezova is a graduate student in the Specialized Journalism (for the Arts) program. She is also pursuing an M.M. in Piano Performance at Thornton School of Music. Her interests include music, performance, psychology, and the relationship between the arts and humanity.