We hope you’ll join us for our 2023 Festival!

Attend virtually or at Trinity College’s Gruss Music Center on Friday & Saturday, March 17th – 18th, 2023.

Festival events include a Music MarathonScholarly SymposiumEmerging Composers Workshop, and the culminating Feature Concert with Ensemble-in-Residence Chartreuse (Myra Hinrichs, violin; Carrie Frey, viola; Helen Newby, cello), Composer-in-Residence Maria Kaoutzani, and the winners of our international Call for Scores (Geli Li and Sofia Scheps).

Women Composers Festival of Hartford
2022 Virtual Festival

WCFH 2022 Virtual Festival Program DOWNLOAD

2022 Virtual Festival Events:

Scholarly Symposium – Friday, March 18th, 5pm
Featuring presentations by Olivia Adams, Elizabeth Durrant, Berit Strong, Dr. Janet Jacobson and Chuck Chandler.

Music Marathon, Part 1 – Friday, March 18th, 7:30pm
Featuring music by Jiyoun Chung, Melika M. Fitzhugh, Florence Price, Lisa Neher, Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo and Eliza Gelinas

Emerging Composers Workshop – Saturday, March 19th, 12pm
Featuring music by Katianna Nardone, Claudia Sofia Alvarez, Judy Bruce and Catherine Madden

Music Marathon, Part 2 – Saturday, March 19th, 3pm
Featuring music by Terea Carreno, Melika M. Fitzhugh, Nancy Galbraith, Yasmin Tal, Jessica Rudman

Pre-Concert Talk – Saturday, March 19th, 5:30pm
A conversation with Composer-in-Residence Hanna Kim, HICO oboist Charles Huang, and moderated by WCFH’s Artistic Chair Mel Fitzhugh.

Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra (HICO) – Saturday, March 19th, 8pm
Featuring the world premiere of Music Box Impromptu by Hanna Kim and the announcement of our 2023 Ensemble-in-Residence.

For those who are financially able to do so, we encourage you to make a tax-deductible donation. The suggested minimum donation is $25.00, but no amount is too small – or too large – and is deeply appreciated. Your donations help us to continue our mission to showcase the work of women composers throughout the world.