Monday Link Round Up: March 21, 2016

News to start your week!   The Women Composers Festival of Hartford, which took place March 10-13, included a keynote address by WPA President Liane Curtis.  Conductor Dr. Amelia Nagoski offered her reflection on Liane’s message on her blog, Thoughtful...

Monday Link Round Up: January 5, 2016

Some news to start your week – and your New Year!   A new month means a new quiz from Into the Light Radio!  Have a listen here and take a guess for a chance to win an orchestral sampler CD from WPA!   The Kapralova Society shared an exciting and...

Monday Link Round Up: November 9, 2015

Some links to start the week! Louise Farrenc is BBC Radio 3’s Composer of the Week!  Listen to the radio show below! I also missed in sharing that BBC Radio 3 also featured Vítězslava Kaprálová as Composer of the Week earlier in October.   Jessica Duchen...
Portrait of the Composer as a Young Woman

Portrait of the Composer as a Young Woman

As noted earlier, I’m performing in the BARS Concert June 6. I’ve written the program notes for the concert, and here they are! The three pieces on our program today are linked, as our title suggests, by all being composed when their creators were young...
Portrait of the Composer as a Young Woman

WPA President as Orchestral Cellist

“I’d like to play in that,” was my immediate reaction on hearing about the program planned for June 6, 2015, by the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony in San Francisco.   I’d been communicating with BARS about how to obtain the score and parts for Ethel Smyth’s...