Monday Link Round Up: December 10, 2018

News and music to start your week! Congratulations to Du Yun and Missy Mazzoli for their Grammy nominations in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition category!  The Los Angeles Times has the full list of classical nominees, which also includes Laurie...

Monday Link Round Up: December 3, 2018

News and music to start your week! I can think of no better way to start a new week than with a new episode of Listening to Ladies!  In this latest episode Elizabeth Blair discusses composition with Reena Esmail.  Listen below – but find even more links and...

Monday Link Round Up: November 26, 2018

News and music to start your week! Funny thing – as more women musicians are being asked to listicle their favorite pieces, more works by women are being noted and gaining some much deserved attention.  Take, for example, the recent article in The Guardian by...

Monday Link Round Up: November 19, 2018

News and music to start your week! The Guardian has a profile of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor presented in an editorial by Lenny Henry.  The profile highlights a program called Our Classical Century, which can be heard online. Composer Reena Esmail was interviewed by the...

Monday Link Round Up: November 12, 2018

News and music to start your week! NewMusicBox takes on the importance of hearing, well, new music.  It also gives readers ways to advocate for hearing works by living composers!  (We can also add, that some of these tips, like writing the orchestra administration to...

Monday Link Round Up: November 5, 2018

News and music to start your week! The American Composers Orchestra blog, SoundAdvice, featured a conversation with Joan Tower last week in honor of their performance of her work, Chamber Dance.  The piece was included in a concert entirely of work by women composers...