News and music to start your week!

The Pacific Standard spoke to WPA President Liane Curtis about the current state of women’s work in symphonic spaces.  Read on here!

Hildegard von Bingen

It’s Hildegard von Bingen’s Feast Day! Celebrate by listening to some of her best known works!

In the Muse, the blog for the Arts Division of the Library of Congress, writes about Clara Schumann’s 199th birthday.  Wouldn’t it be great to have her 200th celebrated by symphonies across the country and around the world?!  A WPA Performance Grant may be able to help!

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford are now accepting applications for the 2019 Student Workshop!  Learn more about this great opportunity here.

Alex Ross writes about the state of contemporary music in The New Yorker.

The amazing and prolific Missy Mazzoli is working on another opera.  Read more in The New York Times about “Proving Up” which debuts in NYC at the end of September.

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