Month: July 2017

Esperanza Spalding Is Now A Harvard Professor – Blavity

This article highlights that the award-winning musician Esperanza Spalding has been appointed a Harvard Professor of the practice in the Department of Music. Read more here  

An Advocate for Classical Music and Women – The New York Times

An interview with Gillian Moore, the music director of London’s Southbank Center. In Gillian’s agenda there is the promotion of contemporary classical music, as well as female composers and conductors. Read more here  

The Problem With Women Working In Audio – Pro Tools Expert

This article talks about unconscious bias in music industry and highlights a number of women who have done great work in audio engineering. The article also promotes two initiatives that support women in the music industry: Women’s Audio Mission and #NormalNotNovelty. Read more here  

Music Critic: Mirga ‘Needs to Find Her Inner Man’ – Slipped Disc

This article describes the controversial comments of a Telegraph’s music critic reflecting on Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s opening year as music director in Birmingham saying that she ‘needs to find her inner man’. Read more  

Approaching Feminism as a Male Data Scientist – WIMIR

This blog post, written by WiMIR mentor Ryan Groves, who is co-founder of Melodrive, talks about disadvantages for women in the workplace, and some recommended actions to create a more welcoming and inclusive work environment. Read more here  

UC San Diego Professor Pens Book on ‘Switched-On Bach’ – The San Diego Union-Tribune

This article presents the upcoming book “Wendy Carlos’ Switched-On Bach”, written by Roshanak Kheshti, professor at University of California San Diego’s. This book talks about Wendy Carlos’ 1968 “Switched-On Back” album, which interpreted Bach classics using a Moog synthesizer. Read more here  

If Someone Tells You There’s No Women Producers, Send Them This Compilation – FADER

This article presents a 20-track playlist of electronic music curated by the Sister collective, a global network of women. Read more here