AMY Award to be presented to Community Women’s Orchestra

Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy will present the prestigious AMY award to the Community Women’s Orchestra of Oakland, CA, at their concert this Sunday (May 17).  Celebrating their 30th anniversary, CWO has included works by one or more women on all their programs since their inception.  The award, which consists of a beautiful sculpture (by artist Rita Blitt) and a cash prize, will be presented by WPA President Liane Curtis. CWO was founded in 1985 by Nan Washburn, also one of the founders of The Women’s Philharmonic  and now serving on the Board of Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy.   That CWO Music Directors Ann Krinitsky and…