Filed under: concerts, performance grants, premiere. Tagged as: 2015 Performance Grants, Bay Area Rainbow Symphony, Cindy McTee, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Higdon, Marion Bauer, New York Youth Symphony, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Tonia Ko.
March is Women’s History Month – and while we think that every month is good time to include women’s work in concert program, it’s a particularly appropriate time to reflect on women’s work and impact through time.
There are several exciting concerts to look forward to this weekend – and we at WPA are thrilled to support each of the bellow concerts with funding through a Performance Grant.
Also on Saturday, the Portland Youth Philharmonic will be performing Marion Bauer’s Sun Splendor – a rarely performed work! In addition to the concert itself, Dr. Susan Pickett will give a lecture on Bauer as well as moderate a panel on women composers on Friday, March 4. (ICYMI: there is a review of Pickett’s book on the Bauer sisters here.)
Congratulations to all of the Performance Grant winners presenting events this weekend! What a fantastic mix of music to look forward to!