Monday Link Round Up: July 23, 2018

News and music to start your week! Pianist and musicologist Samantha Ege writes at Sound Studies blog — Sounding Out! — about her recent performance at the Australian Gender Diversity in Making Music conference – where she (most probably) gave the Australian premiere of music by Florence Price.  This is a “must read” about the ways in which the best of intentions of a conference can be quickly derailed by an incident of conference planning that reinforces the inherent nature of privilege. In their continued collaboration with New Music Box, composer & IAWM President Carrie Leigh Page and composer Dana…

Monday Link Round Up: July 9, 2018

News and music to start your week! The mission of Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy focuses on leveling the playing field for women composers.  The inequities are obvious in our oft-quoted statistics that show the prolific accomplishments of women composers who still do not receive the attention that is due to them. Issues surrounding women performers are really not so much in our radar.  It was one of the big issues back in 1981, when our “mother” organization, The Women’s Philharmonic was founded.  By the time the orchestra disbanded in 2004, huge progress had been made for performers.  Women were represented in…

Call For Scores Roundup!

March proved to be an excellent month for hearing a wide range of works by women composers – contemporary and historic!  We are excited to keep the momentum going throughout the rest of the year, and with so many opportunities for calls for scores, we can look forward to more great concerts to come!  We encourage composers to apply, and for everyone to help spread the word on these great opportunities! International Alliance for Women in Music  Annual Concert 2017 Deadline: April 22, 2017 Open to Members of IAWM who identify as women. Works submitted should have a maximum duration…

IAWM 2015 Congress

The International Alliance for Women in Music is holding their Congress this week in an exciting and wonderfully inclusive and accessible online format. The 20th Anniversary Congress is completely online with live-streamed concerts, papers, and lecture-recitals.  Anyone can access the material for free – but attendees are asked to register.  The events will be happening all week (April 13-19) – so be sure to stop by and listen in on the livestream or pull up an archived presentation. Some highlights include: Liane Curtis, President of Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy and The Rebecca Clarke Society, speaking about Clarke’s early pieces for Violin Kendra Leonard…