News to start your week!
The Fall 2016 edition of The Kapralova Society newsletter is now available to download! Articles include a conversation with conductor Odaline de la Martinez and an analysis and comparison of the work of Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn. Get this issue, and back issues, on The Kapralova Society website.
Bitch Magazine, which offers a feminist response to pop culture, has an interview with composer Courtney Bryan. The conversation was inspired by Bryan’s commissioned work for The Dream Unfinished in support of #BlackLivesMatter. Read more here.
Jazz pianist and composer Connie Crothers has died. The New York Times remembers her work, legacy, and influence.
In an exciting (and long overdue) step towards equality, Jazz at Lincoln Center has agreed to adopt blind auditions for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Read more here.
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