Monday Link Round Up: April 30, 2018

News to start your week! A survey of 600 musicians in the UK reveals “a culture of sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in orchestras, bands and music education”.  The Guardian has the story. Listening to Ladies has a new podcast up – this time interviewing Andrea Reinkemeyer.  Go to the website for more information, and lots of links to music, and listen to the conversation below: NewMusicBox has a beautiful remembrance for composer Judith Sainte Croix who passed away in January.  Read it here. Dr. Jung-Min Lee shares insights on Unsuk Chin’s Cello Concerto at Musicology Now, the blog of…

Monday Link Round Up: November 20, 2017

News to start your week! There have been some particularly excellent pieces to come out of WQXR in!  Their list of Eight Classical Era Composers who aren’t named Mozart or Haydn includes Maria Teresea Agnesi Pinottini, Princess Anna Amalia, and Marianne Martines. WQXR also included a list of works by Amy Beach in honor of her birthday in September – but the list continues to make the rounds. Read and listen in here.   Second Inversion, which invites readers to “rethink classical” has a new series about women in “new” music.  Read Reflections on Wilderness by Kaley Eaton and The Pure Cold…

International Women's Day

We hope that you are able to participate in International Women’s Day and #DayWithoutAWoman in whatever way you can.  Stay home.  Wear red.  And tune in to the different radio stations that are making it a point to include works by women composers throughout today.   Second Inversion has committed to playing 24 hours of works by women composers today.  Stream online here.  You can also read advice from 50 contemporary women composers – a fantastic read!   WQXR out of New York City has included several features on their blog related to women in music leading up to International…

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…