HAPPY 150th BIRTHDAY, AMY BEACH!!

As this year marks Amy Beach’s 150th birthday, much is being done in celebration about this remarkable woman’s life and work! Numerous orchestras, choral ensembles, chamber ensembles and soloists around the world have performed or will be performing works by the...

Representation in the Classroom

Representation matters.  In recordings, in publications, in performance halls, and in classrooms. We were thrilled to learn about a new project to encourage more discussion and exploration of works by women in classrooms through music theory curriculum.  The project...

A Call to Action

This past year has brought about important conversations about women’s work in music, and many highly publicized opportunities for the public at large to become more informed and engaged with often-neglected music.  Laura Seddon mentioned in her guest blog that...

Update: Marin Alsop at Harvard

Update: The Harvard Review reports on the conversation with Alsop, as she received the distinguished Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award Original post:  Internationally acclaimed conductor Marin Alsop will be at Harvard University on March 24 to receive the Luise...

Women Composers on Social Media

With the flurry of activity surrounding Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, I’ve come across some excellent and affirming acknowledgements of women’s work in music in some unexpected places.  There are many inspired and...