Monday Link Round Up: October 14, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: October 14, 2019

News and music to start your week! Contemporary Musical Theatre interviews composer Georgia Stitt. The focus is the organization Maestra Music which Stitt founded “to give support, visibility, and community to the women who make the music in the musical theater...
Featured Guest Blogger: Quinn Mason on Diversity in Music

Featured Guest Blogger: Quinn Mason on Diversity in Music

We found Quinn Mason’s Youtube channel devoted to women conductors some months ago.  This is truly an amazing channel, featuring more than 150 recordings of ensembles led by 50+ different women conductors, representing a different range of backgrounds, ages and...
The Impact of The Women’s Philharmonic: Pamela Wilson

The Impact of The Women’s Philharmonic: Pamela Wilson

We received this beautiful testimonial from Pamela Wilson a while — OK, over a year — ago. What a fantastic statement of the unexpected and ongoing resonances of The Women’s Philharmonic! Thank you, Pamela! Pamela Wilson works in advancement at...
2019-2020 Season Follow Up

2019-2020 Season Follow Up

We recently posted our initial findings for the data we collected from the 2019-2020 season, and have received many comments and questions, and I’ll answer as many as I can! We were asked was any composer besides Beethoven had more works performed than the total...
The First Recording of Ethel Smyth’s The Prison

The First Recording of Ethel Smyth’s The Prison

         We welcome our Featured Guest Blogger  Dr. Amy Zigler back to share her recent experience! The Recording of Ethel Smyth’s The Prison by James Blachly and the Experiential Orchestra, with Sarah Brailey, soprano, Dashon Burton, bass-baritone, Steven Fox and the...
The Impact of The Women’s Philharmonic: Ann Krinitsky

The Impact of The Women’s Philharmonic: Ann Krinitsky

Continuing the celebration of Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy 10th anniversary, honoring our source of inspiration, namely The Women’s Philharmonic.  Our second essay is by Ann Krinitsky. As Director of Marin Symphony Youth Performance programs and the Virtuoso Program...