Florence Price (1887-1953)



Famous Works Involving Orchestra

4 symphonies, Piano Concerto

Fun Facts

  • Price was also a piano player who gave her first recital when she was just 4 years old.
  • Price was the first African American woman to have a symphony performed by a major orchestra!
  • In 1940, Price was inducted into the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers.

Get to know Price in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist Gail Sharp!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Price’s Music

  • None at this time

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