Featured Guest Blogger: Report from German Conference on Women and Gender Studies

I was recently in touch with musicologist Anja Bunzel, because I am intrigued by her research project on Johanne Kinkel. Bunzel will write another post for us about Kinkel, but first we asked her to share with us about the annual conference of the Working Group for Women’s and Gender Studies of the Society for Music Research, Germany.   She also points out that a conference on a related topic is taking place this weekend (“Stepping out of the shadows’. Women at the side of learned men of science and art”). Originally from Germany, Bunzel has a Master’s degree from the Freie Universität, Berlin,…

Monday Link Round Up: May 23, 2016

News to start your week! NPR’s Weekend Edition featured a conversation with Anna Beer and her new book, Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music.  (Purchase your copy here!)  Read the conversation on the NPR website, or listen below!   Last week we shared the sad news of the death of Atlanta Symphony bassist Jane Little.  The Atlanta Symphony orchestra is remembering her life and contributions to the ensemble over her amazing career.  Read, and watch, here.   The San Francisco Bay Times has a story of the Montclair Women’s Big Band, and their new festival celebrating women in…