Dr Samantha Ege is an award-winning researcher, internationally recognised concert pianist, and renowned public speaker. She belongs to a new generation of practitioners who are redefining classical music and illuminating the diversity of its past, present, and future.



Lectures & Concerts


In celebration of International Women’s Day (8 March 2021), Dr Samantha Ege presents an hour-long lecture-recital. Therein, she traces the lives and legacies of Black women composers in Chicago. The music of Florence B. Price, Nora Douglas Holt, Margaret Bonds, and Betty Jackson King represents the foundations of a vibrant creative network. Dr Ege contextualises this in the transformative movement of the Negro Renaissance.

Available here on the TORCH YouTube Channel