10 years of celebrating the vast range of orchestral music by women, and encouraging orchestras to program it! All around us people are suddenly aware of ingrained sexist practices, and questioning their entrenched status. We work to reveal the centuries of music by women, much of it lost to history due to gender bias – and help provide information and resources to make that music available. We still sometimes hear the question “Why have there been no great women composers?” The Women’s Philharmonic (a professional orchestra from 1981-2004) proved that was the wrong question to ask—instead the question is Why are orchestras not performing more works by women? Why are audiences not allowed to hear them?
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Chen Yi and Zhou Long honored by SAM Timothy Diovanni concludes his reporting on the Society for American
2018-19 Season: By The Numbers The end of summer marks the beginning of a new
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Monday Link Round Up: August 27, 2018 News to start your week! We are saddened by the
Are women composers STILL excluded from orchestral programming?
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