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The Women Composers Festival of Hartford celebrates the diverse body of women’s music – both past and present. Festival concerts feature works by local composers, guest artists, and many more!

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford embraces diversity of race, ethnicity, and ability. The mission of the festival is to feature artists who identify as women, including transgender and gender-fluid individuals. The festival is open to presentations from composers/performers/speakers who are willing to confront gender and other intersecting identities in their work.

2022 Calls for Participation – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 8, 2021!

We are currently accepting applications to participate in our 2022 Festival’s Music Marathon, Scholarly Symposium, Emerging Composers Workshop, and the Call For Scores for our Ensemble-in-Residence concert featuring the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra and 2022 Composer-in-Residence Hanna Kim.

All applications are now due on October 8th, 2021 at 11:59pm ET. Decisions will be sent via email by December 15th, 2021 (except for the Emerging Composers Workshop, which will be sent in October 2021). More information can be found on our Artist Opportunities page.

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford embraces diversity of race, ethnicity, and ability. The mission of the Festival is to feature artists who identify as women, including transgender and gender-fluid individuals. The Festival is open to presentations from composers/performers/speakers who are willing to confront gender and other intersecting identities in their work.

These events will be part of the WCFH 2022 Festival, March 11 – 13, 2022 at the University of Hartford’s The Hartt School.

**We acknowledge that, given the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot predict whether our 2022 Festival will be in-person, fully virtual, or a hybrid combination.