Monday Link Round Up: June 25, 2018

News and music to start your week! We were very excited to hear a story on NPR’s All Things Considered about the lack of women’s music heard at the symphony.  The piece explores the current statistics in conversation with Grammy and Pulitzer Prize winning...

Monday Link Round Up: May 21, 2018

News to start your week! Amazing new call for new music from Donne in Musica.  Women composers of all music backgrounds, ages, and nationalities are invited to submit compositions inspired by the struggle for human rights.  The call was inspired by the 70th...

Monday Link Round Up: April 16, 2018

News to start your week! Congratulations are due to Jennifer Higdon who was awarded the Michael Ludwig Hemmers Prize in Music Composition.  The prize is given to contemporary classical composers of exceptional achievement “who have significantly influenced the...

the 44th Annual SAM Conference (part 1): Three Operas

Our reporter Tim Diovanni continues his report from the Society for American Music 44th Annual Conference.  (Read his Introduction here) Operas by Beach, Smyth, and Higdon: Compelling Opportunities for Diversification In this first installment of the series, I...

Dora Pejačević — another composer whose time has come?

With two upcoming performances of music by Dora Pejačević taking place in the next few weeks, we wonder if this remarkable but little-known composer, who was writing powerful orchestral works a century ago, is finally ready for rediscovery.  [Wondering how to...