the women who composed

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

and listen to their incredible music

Undine Smith Moore

Born in 1904 in small-town Virginia, Undine Smith Moore made her mark as a talented composer, pianist, and exceptional teacher. She earned her title, “the Dean of Black Women Composers,” by continuously giving her all to her students at Virginia State College and through her songs, piano pieces, and spirituals which many are rediscovering today.…

We’re Back!

The past few months have been crazy busy, since we adopted an adorable puppy and things have started opening back up! But now that little Eevee has settled into things, I’m back to blogging. Photo Credit: Peter van Heesen In the next few weeks and months, I’ll be releasing some blogs about Undine Smith Moore,…

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