Monday Link Round Up: February 26, 2018

News to start your week! ArtsBoston put together a list of 10 Contemporary Black Composers You Should Know.  Included on the list are Jessie Montgomery, Pamela Z, and Chanda Dancy.  Read, listen, and share this important list! Brenda Ravenscroft, Dean at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, was recognized by the Society for Music Theory with their 2017 Outstanding Multi-Authord Publication Award for Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers.  She was interviewed about her work on the McGill website. The season announcements (notable for their exclusion of women) that have been making the rounds (in no small part…

Monday Link Round Up: September 4, 2017

News to start your week – or to enjoy on Labor Day!   The New York Times profiles the life and work of Amy Beach in honor of her 150th birthday, coming on September 5.  William Robbin interviewed WPA President Liane Curtis for the piece.  Don’t miss it here.  Be sure to also stay informed of the coming Amy Beach and Teresa Carreno conference happening September 15 and 16 here.   The San Francisco Classical Voice featured a conversation with sound artist and composer Pamela Z in anticipation of her coming performances at the San Francisco Electronic Music Festival.   To…

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…

Classics in Concert on NPR

As part of their on-going Classics in Concert series, NPR is hosting five nights of chamber music videocast live from WQXR’s Greene Space in New York. You can read about the series at NPR here. The series, which started April 4th, and is titled “Trout Week” in honor of Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet, will feature several pieces composed by women. On Wednesday (April 6), ETHEL will perform Julia Wolfe’s Early That Summer as well as works by Pamela Z, Anna Clyne, and Dohee Lee. And on Thursday (April 7) you an hear the JACK Quartet perform Missy Mazzoli’s Death Valley Junction.…