News and music to start your week!

The 2020 Women Composers Festival of Hartford has been announced!  The composer-in-residence will be Melika Fitzhugh (pictured) and the ensemble-in-residence is Craft Ensemble.  They have also posted calls for presentations, performances, and scores! Find all the information at the WCFH website.

David Weininger helped inform readers of the Boston Globe about the life and work of Amy Beach in honor of her Gaelic Symphony being performed in Boston on August 7.  The article quotes friends of WPA Douglas Shadle and Sarah Gerk.

BBC Radio 3 continues to advocate for the work of historic and contemporary women through their website.  Recently updated with more featured composers and composer pages, and podcasts drawn from their Composer of the Week series. Check it out!

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