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 Connecticut College and is the founder and director of the New London Drone Orchestra. The group performed in the 24 Hour Drone in Hudson, New York, April 28-29, 2018. Pamela also takes percussion lessons and plays in the College’s New Music Ensemble. As DJ Kitty Empire, she hosts a freeform music show on Sunday nights on WCNI-FM, where she also…

At Last ! Music by Florence Price performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra

At Last ! Music by Florence Price performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Music by Florence Price performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra — 70-plus years after she wrote them There is no doubt that Florence Price’s music is undergoing a resurgence.  The first performance of her music by the Boston Symphony Orchestra – which will perform three movements of her Symphony No. 3 in C minor, on Saturday March 23 — is part of this resurgence.  Also we can note the recent performance of her Symphony No. 1 in E minor by the Minnesota Orchestra, and the recordings and performances of the newly discovered Violin concertos, and the Symphony No. 4 have…

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 at San Domenico School, Ann Krinitsky also conducts Family Concerts with the Marin Symphony. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed three summers of study at the Conductors’ Institute at Hartt School of Music in Connecticut.  She guest conducted the Women’s Philharmonic, and received the 2000-01 JoAnn Falletta Conducting Award, given by The Women’s Philharmonic and funded by the Stein Foundation for the Arts…