Featured Guest Blogger: Laura Seddon

Today’s Featured Guest Blogger is Dr. Laura Seddon.  A musicologist working in the UK and author of British Women Composers and Instrumental Chamber Music in the Early Twentieth Century published by Ashgate, Dr. Seddon is the creative director of Contemporary Connections – a grassroots feminist music- commissioning organisation – started (and remaining) around her kitchen table.  She ponders:  Do institutions use the Day (and week) of ‘celebration’ to justify the lack of works programmed by women the rest of the year?   March 8, 2015.  Sunday morning. International Women’s Day. Radio 3 has programmed a full day of women’s music, the…