News and music to start your week!

Women Composers Festival of Hartford has announced Hanna Kim, pictured above, as their 2022 composer-in-residence!  They have also put out their annual calls for Participation – including performances, scores, and scholarly presentations.

Musicologist, educator, and WPA Board Member Tammy L. Kernodle will be giving a presentation on the life and music of Mary Lou Williams on August 15 for the New Jersey Jazz Society.  Learn more — tune in to the free conversation at New Jersey Stage.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s principal harpist is championing the works of women composers with the creation of a new ensemble featuring female artists and music by women.  Learn more at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the ensemble and their new album.

Classical music station WRTI reports on the Young Women Composers Camp of 2021 and the 45 new works that premiered this past weekend on YouTube.  You can also learn about – and listen to – last year’s event.

The Chicago Sun Times has the story on Conductor Yue Bao’s debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  Bao comments on the progress being made with increasing numbers of women composers and conductors in the field.

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