David Eaton

Composer and conductor David Eaton became the Music Director of the New York City Symphony in 1985. He has conducted numerous concerts in New York, including concerts at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the United Nation. He has also appeared as a guest conductor with orchestras in Europe, Asia, Israel, Canada, Russia and Central and South America. Mr. Eaton is currently an artist-in-residence at the Hyo Jeong Cultural Academy in South Korea.

Social Justice and the Headwing Perspective

Since George Floyd’s tragic death in May at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, the United States has been experiencing societal convulsions not seen since the 1960s. A spate of protests—violent and nonviolent—have caused great distress in many American

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