Women Composers Forum

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Forum Details
Date: Friday, March 20, 2020 | 9:30am – 4:00pm
Location: Room 410, The Hartt School

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.

Kyle Collins, “Breaking Boundaries: Female Composers in the Drawing Room”

Sarah Baer, “A Cabin of One’s Own: Considering the MacDowell Colony as a Female Space”

Lisa Williamson, “Margaret Bonds and Florence Price Lecture Recital,” Lisa Williamson, soprano; Alan Conway, piano

Calida Jones, “Musical Impact: A Two-Way Street?”

Olivia Adams, “Asian Influences in Alexina Louie’s Piano Music”

Alexis Lowder, “Amy Beach and Florence B. Price: Gender, Race, and Privilege in the World of Music”

Janet Jacobson, “Sofia Gubaidulina: Lecture Recital,” Janet Jacobson, viola

Melika Fitzhugh, 2020 Composer-in-Residence, will speak about her work and compositional process