Monday Link Round Up: January 28, 2018

Monday Link Round Up: January 28, 2018

News and music to start your week! It’s always exciting to listen to a new episode of Listening to Ladies! Episode 24 features a conversation with Alondra Vega-Zaldivar, a Canadian composer born in Cuba. Find more information and examples of her work on the LtL website, and listen in through your favorite Podcast app, or stream it below: This past week also saw a feature story about Florence Price on NPR’s All Things Considered.  Listen in! We are so excited about the many performances of Florence Price’s music that are taking place — The Minnesota Orchestra on Jan. 12, the Oakland Symphony…

Monday Link Round Up: August 21, 2017

News to start your week! There are important conversations as a result of Charlottesville happening across disciplines.  One thought provoking discussion about the problems with a Eurocentric approach to music history and music theory is made by musicologist Ethen Hein.  Read on here. The Library of Congress has announced their 2017-2018 season of concerts – including new commissions by Rebecca Saunders (a string quartet) and Esperanza Spalding (duo for violin and piano).  Learn more about the coming events, and how to get tickets, here. Bangor University, Wales, U.K., will be hosting an International Conference on Women’s Work in Music September…

2015 In Review

This was an exciting year for those of us following women’s work in music.  We’ve already talked a bit about the tremendous opportunities and advancements women have made in conducting roles.  But Let’s also take some time to look at the plethora of “Highlight” lists that have been shared online and see how they compare to our favorite stories and concerts:   Sinfini Music was very deliberate in highlighting the achievements that women have made in the UK in the past year – including the appointment of Xian Zhang, the first woman to have  a titled role at a BBC Orchestra, Jessy…