News to start your week!

A survey of 600 musicians in the UK reveals “a culture of sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in orchestras, bands and music education”.  The Guardian has the story.

Listening to Ladies has a new podcast up – this time interviewing Andrea Reinkemeyer.  Go to the website for more information, and lots of links to music, and listen to the conversation below:

NewMusicBox has a beautiful remembrance for composer Judith Sainte Croix who passed away in January.  Read it here.

Dr. Jung-Min Lee shares insights on Unsuk Chin’s Cello Concerto at Musicology Now, the blog of the American Musicological Society.

The Allied Arts Foundation just announced a new opportunity for women composers:

The grant, titled Listen UP! Music by Women will distribute at least $15,000 in award grants to women composers and songwriters living in Washington State. Nearly all musical genres are eligible in this cross-genre competition, including contemporary classical, electroacoustic, blues, R&B, jazz, world music, multimedia, sound installations, and more.

Find out more at Second Inversion.