Monday Link Round Up: October 3, 2016

News to start your week! Shana Tova to everyone celebrating the new year!  In honor of Rosh Hashanah Time Magazine remembers Betty Robbins, the first (known) woman cantor.  The magazine profiled her in 1955 and the piece this week follows up with conversations her children.  Read it here.   Fiona Maddocks of The Guardian reviewed a new CD from The Lincoln Trio, including works by Arno Babajanian, Frank Martin, and Rebecca Clarke. The new album will be released on October 14 – find out more about it, and the other recordings of music by women done by The Lincoln Trio, at Cedille Records.   ICYMI, there’s…

Monday Link Round Up: May 16, 2016

News to start your week! It’s with a heavy heart that we share the news of the death of Jane Little – bass player with the Atlanta Symphony, and the worlds longest serving orchestral musician – has died after collapsing on stage.  Read more at the Washington Post.   Bob Shingleton at On An Overgrown Path visited Morocco and experienced a workshop where women are encouraged to explore and embrace music.  It’s a wonderful reminder that though professional musicians are making inroads to equality, huge gendered divides still exist throughout the world.  A great read, which you can find here.   And…

Monday Link Round Up: March 7, 2016

News to start your week!   WQXR profiles seven women conductors in honor of Women’s History Month – including Barbara Hannigan, Xian Zhang, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, Joana Carneiro, Elim Chan, Sarah Hicks, and Mei-Ann Chen.  Read more here.   The Oxford University Press blog has an interview with composer David Conte and his experiences working with Nadia Boulanger.  Read the full conversation that Conte had with musicologist Kimberly Francis here.   A new month means another opportunity to win the women composer listening quiz at Into The Light Radio!  Have a listen and submit your guess here.   And NewMusicBox has a conversation with composer…

Monday Link Round Up: January 5, 2016

Some news to start your week – and your New Year!   A new month means a new quiz from Into the Light Radio!  Have a listen here and take a guess for a chance to win an orchestral sampler CD from WPA!   The Kapralova Society shared an exciting and inspiring year end review of the great work that is being done to promote the works of Vítězslava Kaprálová and other women composers.   The BBC World Service shared a story about the work of women as conductors and composers.  Listen below:   What did we mis?  Leave a link…