Monday Link Round Up: August 14, 2017

News to start your week!


The Women Composers Festival of Hartford has announced the 2018 featured artists!  This year’s festival will include Tawnie Olson as composer in residence and Cuatro Puntos String Quartet as ensemble in residence.  Dr. Karen Cook will be keynote speaker.  Learn more at the WCFH website – including more information for the ongoing calls for scores, papers, and performances!


As we quickly approach the start of the new school year, it was wonderful to learn about Detroit music educator Delashea Strawder and the great work she is doing to encourage, inspire, and support students.  Listen to the story, and learn more about the important work being done, at


NPR Weekend Edition featured an audio diary from the annual Serbian Guca Trumpet Festival – which, for the first time, included a female trumpet player this year.  Read the transcript online, or listen below:


What did we miss?  What are you reading?  Leave a link and let us know!