Keynote Speaker Terri Allen


Terri Allen currently serves as the Executive Director of the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA) a 501c3 non-profit arts organization dedicated to help “Bring Color to the Classics” by supporting and helping to promote Black Classical musicians and others in the performing arts. Under her leadership, she has helped broaden CAAPA’s reach to include national and international exposure, partnerships, and programs including: music scholarships, a year-round performance series, the Opera for Fun Youth Outreach Program, REACH International, and a national MasterClass Series, where she partners with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) music departments throughout the U.S.A.