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: May 1, 2017

News to start your week! NewMusicBox has a fantastic piece by composer Emily Doolittle about composing fits into motherhood.  A hugely important – and not often discussed – topic.  Doolittle’s article brings great insight and context into this issue....

Monday Link Roundup: April 3, 2017

News to start your week! Bang on a Can is preparing a marathon in honor of their 30th anniversary!  The ensemble, which boasts Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe as a co-founder, will host the concert on May 6 at the Brooklyn Museum.  Featured composers will include...
Congratulations to Julia Wolfe

Congratulations to Julia Wolfe

We are thrilled to hear that American composer Julia Wolfe is a 2016 recipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant. She is only the third women composer to be awarded in the history of the prize.  (The first was Bernice Johnson Reagon, founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock, who...
2015 In Review

2015 In Review

This was an exciting year for those of us following women’s work in music.  We’ve already talked a bit about the tremendous opportunities and advancements women have made in conducting roles.  But Let’s also take some time to look at the plethora of...