Monday Link Round Up: May 1, 2017

News to start your week! NewMusicBox has a fantastic piece by composer Emily Doolittle about composing fits into motherhood.  A hugely important – and not often discussed – topic.  Doolittle’s article brings great insight and context into this issue.  It’s a must read for everyone!  Find it here!   Composer and columnist Mohammed Fairouz shares insights at NPR about the gross imbalance of representation for works by women composers in concert halls.  (The figure he quotes is 1.8% works performed are by women.)  It’s a fantastic call for more inclusiveness and diversity across the board – read it here.   We mentioned…

Monday Link Round Up: October 10, 2016

News to start your week! Composer Patricia Morehead writes about her experiences as a young composer starting out in Chicago, and as a founder of CUBE Contemporary Chamber Ensemble.  Read about her full and exciting career, and work to promote new music and support the work of women composers, at NewMusicBox.   Don’t miss the second episode of the new Listening to Ladies podcast – a conversation with Pamela Z!  Listen here!  And learn about how you can help support this new podcast on the LtL website.   Chi-chi Nwanoku, double bassist and founder of Chineke!, Europe’s first orchestra comprised of black and…