News and music to start your week!

As the 2018 retrospectives continue, we also remember those composers who are no longer with us. Don’t miss the beautiful remembrance of George Walker written by his son, Gregory, at New Music Box.

NPR spoke to violinist Rachel Barton Pine who is committed to preserving and performing the works of Black composers. Read more about her work, and recent recording, at NPR and visit her database of Music by Black Composers.

Also this week the Philadelphia Inquirer spoke to composer Andrea Clearfield about her new opera. Titled Mila, Great Sorcerer the work will receive it’s first semi-staged performance at the Prototype Festival in New York City January 12 & 13.

And did you see our exciting news about our 2018 performance grant winners?

Featured Guest Blogger Dr. Penny Brandt continues her report on a recent scholarly conference: a session on Fanny Hensel’s songs.

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