Strathmore Presents Artist in Residence Titilayo “Titi” Ayangade

Titilayo Ayangade 21021 094 By Margot Schulman

Cellist Ayangade performs March 9 and 23 at AMP


(NORTH BETHESDA, MD)- Strathmore’s Artist in Residence (AIR) season continues with cellist Titilayo “Titi” Ayangade as she offers her eclectic sound as a member of 2022 cohort – March 9 and 23 at 8 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore, in North Bethesda’s Pike and Rose. In addition to her performances, she will conduct a special workshop, Say Something! An Exploration of Different Musical Voices at Strathmore’s historic Mansion on March 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Cellist Titilayo “Titi” Ayangade enjoys commissioning new music as well as performing with orchestras and chamber ensembles. She is also dedicated to spotlighting musicians of color and giving voice to underrepresented artists through exciting collaborations with unlimited expression.

“I’m inspired by anyone who seems free, said Ayangade. “Free from outside censorship and standing strong and tall in their own persona.”

Ayangade has a degree in performance from University of Cincinnati and University of Texas at Austin. Currently, she is pursuing a doctor of music arts degree at the University of Maryland as part of the award-winning fellowship ensemble in residence, Thalea String Quartet.

Sponsored by Tina and Arthur Lazerow & Bayo and Funke Oyewole

Strathmore graciously thanks our Artist in Residence Champions for their multi-year commitment and above-and-beyond support to the AIR program.


Wed. March 9 & 23, 2022 | 8pm

Location: AMP by Strathmore in Pike & Rose


Say Something! An Exploration of Different Musical Voices

Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 7:30pm

Location: Mansion at Strathmore

Tickets: Pay What You Can

Click here to see a video of Titilayo “Titi” Ayangade in performance.


Founded in 2005, the Strathmore Artist in Residence program has mentored 100 young musicians, ages 16–32. Each year, six artists are chosen through a competitive selection process. Over the course of 10 months, they benefit from the support of mentor musicians, 30 hours of professional development seminars, and performance opportunities—including residency concerts at Strathmore. The AIR program is part of Strathmore’s Institute for Artistic and Professional Development.


Strathmore presents and produces exemplary visual and performing arts programs for diverse audiences; creates dynamic arts education experiences; and nurtures creative ideas and conversations that advance the future of the arts.

All of Strathmore’s facilities are Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accredited.

Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, and facemasks are required to attend any performance or event inside any of its buildings.

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