Why Are We So Ashamed of Our Women Heroes?

Society tells us young men can’t think of women as role models, unless they’re a family member, whereas young women can admire and seek to emulate anyone, regardless of gender.

Women Composers: Notes from the Musical Margins

A week of events to celebrate International Women’s Day only highlights the fact that classical music – and composing in particular – remains a curiously male preserve. But the exceptions are growing in number…

Women Composers in Carnatic Music to get Due Recognition

For the first time, women’s contribution through the centuries to South Indian classical music will be acknowledged and honoured at a presentation on the eve of International Women’s Day.

Women of Note: Composers for the Music History Canon

A journal article about three notable women composers, Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, Marianne Martinez, and Louise Farrenc.