Women Composers Forum

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Forum Details
Date: Friday, March 29, 2019 | 9:00am – 4:00 pm
Location: GrussHall, Austin Arts Center, Trinity College

This day is dedicated to scholarly research, workshops, and other presentations related to women composers and musicians. The Forum is intended to celebrate historical and living composers, support ongoing research, and provide professional development opportunities for composers, scholars, and other music professionals.

Presenters Include:

Christina L. Reitz | Baroque Tradition in the works of Shaw
Amy Zigler | “What a Splendid Chance Missed!” Critical Reception and Ethel Smyth, the first woman composer at the Met
Dana Kaufman | Cis Composer, Trans Role: Caitlyn Jenner as Opera
Mortyakova/Bogdan Piano Duo (Julia Mortyakova and Valentin Bogdan) | Music for Two Pianos by Women Composers from the Russian School
Rob Deemer | Composer Diversity Database
Penny Brandt
Loralee Songer | Letters from Edna: The Study of a Song Cycle by Juliana Hall
April Kim | 가위 (“Scissors”): Fantasia Toccata by Jiyoun Chung
Wanda Brister, DMA | Recently Published Cabaret Works of Madeleine Dring

Included in this year’s Women Composers Forum will be a screening of the WCFH Documentary, made during the 2018 Festival.