The MBC team is comprised of experts in music performance, research, education, composition, and communication.
Rachel Barton Pine
Executive Editor & Music Editor
Internationally-renowned concert violinist, Rachel Barton Pine, is the founder of the Rachel Barton Pine Foundation and its Music by Black Composers project.
Megan E. Hill, Ph.D.
Managing Editor, Head Researcher & Writer
Dr. Megan E. Hill is an ethnomusicologist, educator, writer, editor, and project manager.
Mark Clague, Ph.D.
Dr. Clague is an Associate Professor of Musicology, American Culture, and African American Studies at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
Tiffany Ng, Ph.D.
Carillon Series Editor, Writer, & Arranger
Dr. Tiffany Ng is Assistant Professor of Carillon and University Carillonist at the University of Michigan.
David Bontemps is an award-winning Haitian composer based in Montreal.
Tré Bryant is a composer, arranger, orchestrator, music theorist, and violist.
Leah Claiborne, D.M.A.
Dr. Leah Claiborne is a pianist, scholar, and educator, and she is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of the District of Columbia.
David McNair, Ph.D.
Dr. David McNair is an educator, music theorist, composer, performer, arranger, and music engraver.
Carlos Simon, D.M.A.
Dr. Carlos Simon combines the influences of jazz, gospel, and neo-romanticism in his music.
yelley taylor, B.M., B.A., M.M.
yelley is a violinist, violist, writer, performer, and teacher who plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Music Education.
Evan Ware, Ph.D.
Dr. Evan Ware is composer, music theorist, educator, music editor, and Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Cal Poly Pomona.
Ajay Mallya began learning violin at age 3 and made his Carnegie Hall debut at age 12.
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