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Repertoire for solo voice and instruments by composers who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Colour

What is BIPOC Voices?

BIPOC Voices believe that artists can and should be leaders in the movement towards a more just, equitable, and open society. We aim to support those who have taken up this challenge by reducing barriers to programming vocal music by diverse composers.

This is a database of works for one or more singers accompanied by instruments. This includes opera, oratorio, orchestral art song, vocal chamber music, and many things that defy simple categorization.

This database does not include art song for voice and piano. Nor does it include music in which a choir is the main focus. Both of these can be found in the Institute for Composer Diversity’s database.

We’d like to thank our partners:

Association for Opera in Canada
Opera America
Orchestras Canada
Amplified Opera

We are grateful for the generous financial support of:

Canada Council for the Arts
Music Academy