POLITICS of MUSIC
Violinist Annelle Kazumi Gregory and other qualified violinist/violist remain steadfast to break the glass ceiling with top tier American orchestras. See Annelle Kazumi Gregory bio http://annelleviolin.com/about.html
Please see Annelle Kazumi Gregory performance with collaborative pianist Richard Thompson, at age 17, during Sep. 22, 2012 Emancipation Proclamation concert in Los Angeles
Also see Annelle Kazumi Gregory performance, at age 22, with Kiev Virtuosi Orchestra in Kiev, Ukraine. NAXOS Records released the performance last year https://www.naxos.com/feature/Russian-Music-Violin-Orchestra.asp.