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Aux In: All In: All Ayanna review- Fulcrum Point New Music Project series showcases Ayanna Woods

Debra Davy reviews for Splash Magazine, February 2019.

Ayanna Woods presents her ‘wildly improvisational and mathematically rigorous’ music in an eclectic showcase.

Kerry O'Brien for The Chicago Reader. January 2019.

Fulcrum Point New Music Project Presents 20th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT FOR PEACE: PEACE IN CHICAGO Review-, An Intergenerational Celebration! Inspiring Peace

Review: Nico Segal Hosts a Night of Incredible Chicago Talent

Fulcrum Point and Kahil El'Zabar unite for 'The Black Composer Speaks', Chicago tribune, 2017

Howard Reich Previews The Black Composer Speaks. An interview with Stephen Burns & Kahil El’ Zabar.

Midday Fix: Live performance from Kahil El’Zabar, WGN9, February 2017

Kahil El’ Zabar and The Ethnic Heritage ensemble perform on live tv and plug The Black Composer Speaks: Exhortation! concert.

Seth Parker Woods performs Alvin Singleton live on Fox 32 “Good Day Chicago” February 2017

Our very own Curator of Inclusion & Discoveries, Seth Parker Woods, plugs The Black Composer Speaks: Exhortation! concert in a live tv performance.

5 Questions to Stephen Burns (Trumpeter, Conductor, Curator), I Care if you Listen, AARON HOLLOWAY-NAHUM, January 2017

Our very own artistic director, Stephen Burns, was interviewed and featured by acclaimed blog and magazine, I Care If You Listen. Stephen and the interviewer discussed his career as a trumpeter, conductor, and curator, the birth story of Fulcrum Point, and what Fulcrum Point has coming up in 2017-18.

UI cellist: 'For many, things have been challenging', The News Gazette, February 2017

An Interview with Tomeka Reid: Featured composer, Tomeka Reid, discusses the inspirations behind her Fulcrum Point commissioned world premiere at The Black Composer Speaks, “Present Awareness.”

Preview: Fulcrum Point New Music Project Hosts Second Black Composer Speaks, Third Coast Review, February 2017

An Interview with Stephen Burns: Stephen Burns discusses The Black Composer Speaks: Exhortation! concert and the future of The Ear Taxi Festival. 

Balancing the Scales: Stephen Burns on Music, Otherness, and Inclusion, The Chicago Maroon, February 2017

An Interview with Stephen Burns, The Black Composer Speaks: Exhortation! 

"B'Free" and "Exhortation" Preview- Kahil El Zabar's New Ethnic Heritage Ensemble Goes on Tour, Splash Magazine, 2017

Feature on The Black Composer Speaks: Exhortation! An Interview with Seth Parker Woods & Kahil El’ Zabar.

The top events for your datebook. Crains Chicago Business, December 2016

The 18th Annual Concert for Peace

Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do. Redeye, 2016.

The 18th Annual Concert for Peace

"Politics, Poetry, Prayer" Review- Fulcrum Point new Music Project's 18th Annual Concert for Peace. Splash Magazine, 2016.

“Politics, Poetry, Prayer” Review, The 18th Annual Concert for Peace.

Ear Taxi Festival of New Classical Music is Off to a Promising Start. Chicago Tribune, 2016.

Ear Taxi hits the street with compelling music by Malmquist and Ogonek. Chicago Classical Review, OCtober 2016.

Review of Fulcrum Point’s Performance at The Ear Taxi Festival

The Ear Taxi Festival tours Chicago’s rich contemporary classical scene. Chicago Reader, October 2016.
DuSable Museum Hosts Roundtable With Renowned Composers.
The Chicago Maroon. April 2016.

The Maroon reviews Fulcrum Point’s roundtable discussion on inclusion in new art music.

The fabulous smoky edges of classical music. Hyde Park Herald, May 2016.

A review of The Black Composer Speaks: Proclamation!

Kahil El'Zabar Preview- Interview with a Chicago music legend. Splash Magazine, APril 2016.

Review of The Black Composer Speaks: Proclamation!