Rosanne Cash

A Conversation with Rosanne Cash, Discovering the Path to Leadership: Women in Arts and Culture

7:00 PM

Camp Concert Hall
Booker Hall of Music
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Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music

Free, Tickets Required - General Admission Seating

Rosanne Cash will join moderator Jenny Cavenaugh, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, for a discussion around the relationship between creative expression and women’s leadership development. This is one of a series of residency events she will participate in while on the University of Richmond campus as a Modlin Artist in Residence. She will visit several classes as well as take to the Modlin stage for an evening featuring her exceptional musical talent.

A passionate learner and activist, Rosanne Cash received the Visionary Leadership Award in 2019 from The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, which honors a leader whose trailblazing work impacts the world. In 2021, she received the Edward MacDowell Medal, an award that has been given annually since its inception to one person who has made an outstanding contribution to American culture and the arts.

As one of America's pre-eminent singer-songwriters, she has released 15 albums of songs that have earned 15 Grammy Award nominations and 4 wins. She is an advocate against gun violence and is a longtime board member of PAX and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. She wrote an op-ed piece on gun control for the New York Times following the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. Rosanne is also a board member of the Content Creators Coalition (C3), a membership-based, artist-run nonprofit advocacy group representing creators in the digital landscape. In 2014, Cash represented artists in testimony before Congress on intellectual property rights and digital music licensing.