Month: November 2016

An Interview with Emilia Gomez

Interview by Amruta Vidwans Oct 11, 2016 A few words about Emilia Gomez: Emilia Gomez is an associate professor (Serra-Húnter and ICREA Academia fellow) and Deputy Director of the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). She leads the Music Information Research (MIR) lab of the Music Technology Group (MTG). She…
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Potential of Music Tech to Attract More Women

by Vinod Subramanian I believe that the Women in Music Tech initiative has the potential to become a powerful organization that not only helps its own cause but also benefit similar organizations such as women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Music technology is an interdisciplinary field, which involves music theory, music performance, science and…
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The First Annual Women in Music Tech: Concert and Reception

by Léa Ikkache, Ashis Pati, and Anna Xambó Women in Music Tech was proud to introduce its first ever event: a concert & reception on November 2nd, 2016 at the wonderful venue The Garage. This was a daunting task (we started organizing 5 weeks ahead only), but the outcome was satisfactory: the place was packed,…
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The Sound of Story 2016: Women in Sound – LIGHTHOUSE

As part of Brighton’s Cinecity Film Festival, a new Women in Sound forum and mentoring programme is presented. The forum will take place on November 17, 2016, 11am-6pm. 12-15 participants will be selected to participate in the forum followed by a mentorship over a 3-month period. Read more here

Soldering a Noise Instrument / Sound Composition Workshop – Yorkshire Sound Women Network

A video that reflects on a workshop organized by The University of Huddersfield and Yorkshire Sound Women Network. The workshop invited girls and women to solder noise instruments. Read more here

1200 Years of Women Composers: A Free 78-Hour Music Playlist That Takes You From Medieval Times to Now – OpenCulture.com

A 78-hour music playlist of women composers that contains 1200 years of women composers from Hildegard to Higdon, starting with Byzantine poet and composer Kassia, and ending with contemporary composers from all over the world. Read more here

National Student Electronic Music Event – Call for Works and Papers – March 10-11, 2017 at Louisiana State University

The National Student Electronic Music Event solicits works for its annual conference on March 10-11, 2017 at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. Composers currently enrolled as graduate or undergraduate students in a college or university are invited to submit works. Submission deadline: November 18, 2016 Keynote speakers have been announced: Multi-instrumentalist, composer, and…
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Idle Women Open Call for Artist in Residence Spring 2017 – IdleWomen.org

Idle women is an organisation that initiates and creates contemporary art with and by women, founded by Rachel Anderson and Cis O’Boyle in 2015. This organization is seeking for an artist for a residence of 3 months. The collaboration will include working with women and girls from the area of West Yorkshire. The residency is…
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Female Composers: AHRC/BBC Workshop (January 25, 2017) – AHRC

A joint workshop between AHRC and BBC will be held in January 25, 2017. The workshop seeks around 8 researchers of arts and humanities interested in female composers. The aim is to commision up to three features that can include working with BBC Orchestras and Choruses, together with radio programs. Deadline: November 30, 2016. Read…
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