NPR on Female Composers At The Symphony (and the lack thereof)

As Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy celebrates the 10th anniversary of our founding, and continues to celebrate the important work of The Women’s Philharmonic, who performed and promoted music by women throughout the 23 years of their existence (1981-2004) we are always happy to hear media attention being given to our central issue, of women composers, and their under-representation in the concert hall. Thus, we are excited to share this story by NPR’s Tom Huizinga on the scarcity of female composers in classical music programming.  This is a great story, with interview clips and music excerpts from a range of important living…

Monday Link Round Up: June 18, 2018

News and Music to start your week! A great new episode of Listening To Ladies is ready to educate, enlighten, and entertain!  The conversation with with Sakari Dixon Vanderveer.  Check out the website for more information, music, and links – and stream the episode below: The Guardian looks at a recent report that 95% of concerts performed by classical music organizations around the world completely ignore the work of women.  Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent, talks to composer Emily Hall, and Gabriella Di Laccio, the founder of the new organization Donne: Women and Music, about their work and the changes that they advocate.…