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Conceptual Sculpture: Renee Baker

Renee Baker  - THE GREAT BLACK MUSIC PROJECT Renee' Baker- violinist/violist, composer, leader, painter, poet Ms. Baker is the founder/leader of FAQ (Faith Action Quorum), Mantra Blue Free Orchestra, Red Chai, Wrinkled Linen, Connoisseur Musica String Ensemble (classical), Poemusici (spoken word group), Blanche (experimental orchestra), and the Renee Baker Trio. She has created eclectic chamber festivals for Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Norris Cultural Arts Center, and Classical Symphony Hall. As a composer, Ms. Baker has composed over 200 compositions ranging from string quartets to much larger ensembles. Renee Baker's official entrĂ©e into the creative music arena came through an invitation to join Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Strings. As a proud new member of the venerable AACM, her musical affiliations have to include Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Orchestra, David Boykin Expanse, Orbert Davis w/Strings Attached, Doug Carn, Karl Siegfried's Galaxy String Qu

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