Tuesday Link Round Up: May 29, 2018

News and music to start your week after a meaningful Memorial Day: Happy 90th birthday to Thea Musgrave!  We did a round up of stories about the Scottish American composer’s life – but don’t miss the conversation Musgrave had with NPR. Thrilled to hear that Roderick Cox has been named the 2018 recipient of the Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award, given to outstanding young U.S. conductors to guide their careers.  Cox is currently the associate conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra.  Read more at the Star Tribune. The 66th annual BMI Student Composers Awards have been announced!  The nine recipients (aged 18-26)…

Monday Link Round Up: August 7, 2017

News to start the week! Anne Midgette of The Washington Post has responded to NPR’s list of top 150 albums by women and compiled a list of the top 35 women composers.  It’s hard to argue with any of her choices, though the list is rather biased on contemporary voices.  Read the list here.   WQXR has an interesting story abut Rosemary Brown – a self described “medium” who supposedly channeled the music of some of history’s composers (Liszt, Chopin, etc.) producing hundreds of compositions in different styles.  Read the story yourself and decide if she was “channeling” or, in fact,…

Monday Link Round Up: January 16, 2017

News to start your week! Today is the last day to donate to our Generosity.com campaign!  Please give what you can and help make the campaign as impactful as possible in funding grants to ensembles who wish to play more diverse repertoire!  Learn more below, and give here! Don’t miss the sixth episode of Listening to Ladies podcast, featuring a conversation with Lainie Fefferman.  Learn more at the website – or download and subscribe through iTunes! The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin has named Nathalie Stutzmann as Principal Guest Conductor beginning next season.  Stutzmann first made her mark as…