Monday Link Round Up: August 13, 2018

News and music to start your week! Hugely important piece by composer and musician Elizabeth Baker at New Music Box. In part: The problem continues when organizations promote “diversity initiatives” using only images of cisgender white women. What these actions and inactions tell women who look like me—women of color, and individuals for whom I am an ally, including non-binary and queer women—is that our voices and, more poignantly, our faces are not welcome in this conversation. Personally, it has the effect of taking my agency as a woman away from me. When people mention the breakthroughs of women composers, I…

Monday Link Round Up: January 8, 2018

News to start your week!   Listening to Ladies is beginning the new year with another episode – this time talking to Elizabeth Baker.  Learn more on the website, and listen below.   NPR’s All Things Considered host Robert Siegel retired last week after 30 years on the radio.  NPR has been celebrating his career for the past several weeks in anticipation of his departure – including compiling 10 interviews that demonstrated his love of classical music.  Included is an interview with conductor JoAnn Falletta.  Read and listen more here.   Alex Ross of The New Yorker has an inspiring…