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From young artists and designers to engaged faculty, industry professionals, national arts leaders and visiting guest artists, the Herberger Institute is rich in creativity. In our Between Classes with Steven Tepper series, Herberger Institute Dean Steven J. Tepper spends time in conversation with some of these inspiring people.

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Ysaye Barnwell, Episode

Musician, educator and author Ysaÿe Barnwell speaks with Dean Steven Tepper in the second episode of Between Classes: the Podcast. Barnwell visited ASU last academic year for a weeklong residency with the School of Music, Dance and Theatre. In this conversation, she discusses her background and time with African-American female a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, the idea of access to music and her current work, the function of music and a lot more.

Listen to "Between Classes: the Podcast, Ep 1 Ruby Lerner" on Spreaker.
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Ruby Lerner, Episode

In this episode of “Between Classes with Steven Tepper,” Dean Tepper speaks with national arts leader Ruby Lerner, the founder of Creative Capital and the Herberger Institute’s inaugural policy fellow.

Theme music by Adele Etheridge Woodson.

Listen to "Between Classes: the Podcast, Ep 1 Ruby Lerner" on Spreaker.
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Tee Tong Tang

Last month Herberger Institute's fall graduates walked across the stage equipped with the creative skills needed to lead in every arena of our economy, society and culture. On her way to convocation that day, doctoral graduate Tee Tong Tang, who was named Outstanding Graduate Student, spoke with Dean Tepper about how she will take her creativity and make a difference in the world through music and music education.