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Home Is Where The Classical Music Is

May 11, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

It’s seven thirty on a Wednesday night, and UC Davis Grad Student Natalie Popovich is having some friends over for a party. But this is no ordinary college shindig, Popovich has something special planned for her audience.

Don't Hire Me. Hire A Female Composer Instead

May 1, 2017

The number of female composers represented in the programming at America's top orchestras is dismal — less than 2 percent. Guest essayist Mohammed Fairouz proposes one provocative solution.