the women who composed

Explore the women of the classical composing world. Read their inspiring stories

and listen to their incredible music

The Woman Behind Chopsticks

Today’s Topic Thursday is about one of the most well-known piano pieces of all time. No, I’m not talking about Claire de lune or Moonlight Sonata. I’m talking about Chopsticks. If you ever had a music class in school, you probably tried this easy ditty out, and if you had a piano at home, you […]

Resources for Learning About Black Women Composers

Women of color have long been excluded from the classical music world. Much of the current literature focuses on white women. However, there is a wealth of music out there written by women of color across the world.  As I’m starting to do more research on this subject, I’ve found a few websites and books […]


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