HAPPY 150th BIRTHDAY, AMY BEACH!!

As this year marks Amy Beach’s 150th birthday, much is being done in celebration about this remarkable woman’s life and work! Numerous orchestras, choral ensembles, chamber ensembles and soloists around the world have performed or will be performing works by the pioneering American composer/pianist this year and next in celebration.  There are new recordings available this year featuring her works and new scholarship has and will be written about her.  Additionally, new musical editions, both revised and published for the first time, are available by a variety of publishers, such as Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy Publications! Here are a few highlights…

Monday Link Round Up: September 4, 2017

News to start your week – or to enjoy on Labor Day!   The New York Times profiles the life and work of Amy Beach in honor of her 150th birthday, coming on September 5.  William Robbin interviewed WPA President Liane Curtis for the piece.  Don’t miss it here.  Be sure to also stay informed of the coming Amy Beach and Teresa Carreno conference happening September 15 and 16 here.   The San Francisco Classical Voice featured a conversation with sound artist and composer Pamela Z in anticipation of her coming performances at the San Francisco Electronic Music Festival.   To…