Monday Link Round Up: February 4, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: February 4, 2019

News and music to start your week! PBS Newshour had the story about the San Fransciso Civic Symphony and their conductor, Jessica Bejarano.  Growing up in an environment that didn’t particularly embrace classical music, Bejarano speaks about the challenges she experienced in receiving her classical music education, and now as a Mexican-American woman conductor in a field dominated by western European men. NewMusicBox speaks to composer and sound artist Ellen Reid about her approach to music and her work. Read on at the website, and see a bit of the conversation below:   Last week we share information about the…

Monday Link Round Up: February 6, 2017

News to start your week! PBS Newshour addressed the continuing obstacles facing women as conductors – specifically highlighting the Dallas Opera Conducting Institute.  Read the transcript of the piece on the website, or watch the segment below: We have mentioned the fantastic podcast Listening To Ladies many times already (and will continue to in the future, as well!)  Now you can learn more about the founder – composer Elizabeth Blair.  She had a conversation with Rebecca Lentjes at Icareifyoulisten.com.  Learn more about Blair’s continued work, and what you can do to help support this important endeavor! Maggie Molloy at Second…