Monday Link Round Up: December 10, 2018

Monday Link Round Up: December 10, 2018

News and music to start your week! Congratulations to Du Yun and Missy Mazzoli for their Grammy nominations in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition category!  The Los Angeles Times has the full list of classical nominees, which also includes Laurie Anderson’s “Landfall” for Best Chamber Music. Read Joseph Horowitz’s article in the Weekly Standard about the ways in which orchestras can be humanities institutions in their communities – and how the organization Music Unwound is helping to partner orchestras and universities to create important programs and start conversations that highlight the diversity and range of representation in art music. Formed…

The Impact of The Women's Philharmonic: Dr. Kathleen McGuire

The Impact of The Women's Philharmonic: Dr. Kathleen McGuire

It’s time for Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy to celebrate our 10th anniversary!  We were founded in 2008, so — before 2018 slips by us — we are honoring our achievements, our goals, and our source of inspiration, namely The Women’s Philharmonic.  We were founded with the goal of continuing the legacy of The Women’s Philharmonic, and thus we’d like to launch a series of reflections by some people who were positively impacted by TWP. Our first essay is by Dr. Kathleen McGuire. She is a renowned conductor, composer, and educator, and she serves as a Board member of Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy.…