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Monday Link Round Up: August 1, 2016

by sarah - August 1st, 2016.
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News to start your week!

Melvyn Krauss has a great piece at Bloomberg.com titled, “Why More Women are Winning at Musical Chairs“.  Krauss, emeritus professor of economics at NYU and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, provides a thoughtful discussion and on the history and progress of women in the field of conducting.

And, a reminder of the progress that still needs to be made.  Irish composer and conductor Eimear Noone, who is well known for her work composing scores for video games, was awarded over $700k by a jury in a case surrounding the discrimination she experienced when pregnant.  Read more at CBS Los Angeles.

We shared information about The Dream Unfinished‘s concert several weeks ago in NYC titled Sing Her Name.  WPA President Liane Curtis was able to attend this important event, and has a review at the Boston Music Intelligencer.

 

And, as always, don’t miss out on the monthly Into The Light Radio quiz!  Have a listen and submit your guess here.

 

What did we miss?  What are you reading?  Leave us a comment below and let us know!

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