This map locates the organizations in Greater Boston collaborating with Shelter Music Boston to provide concerts to homeless individuals and people in substance misuse recovery. All are located on the traditional land of the Pawtucket, Massachusett, and Wampanoag tribes. Click on the map to zoom in to SMB partner organizations in Greater Boston.
Cina Curley - Diné
Sage Bond - Diné and San Juan Apache
Xavier Ben - Diné
Gemal Benallie - Diné
Dennelia Stevens - Diné
Christina Shupla - Hopi, Tewa, and Laguna
Arika Morningstar - Hopi
Damien Jones- Diné
Thylia Yazzie - Diné
To learn more about these youth composers, listen to the the podcast Original Score, an Indigenous perspective on music.
NACAP Faculty Composers
Micheal Begay - Diné
Raven Chacon - Diné
Raven Chacon, whose piece Invisible Arc SMB cellist Rhonda Rider performed for SMB shelter and recovery center audiences in 2018, is the artist who connected SMB directly to the Grand Canyon Music Festival and the Native American Composers Apprentice Program.
Click here to learn more about the NACAP Faculty Composers.