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In A Male-Dominated Profession, One Woman Shares Her Challenges As A Conductor


The Sacramento Philharmonic has a special performance March 4 featuring guest conductor Michelle Merrill from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The show will be at the Sacramento Community Center Theater at 8 p.m.

Merrill is among a small contingent of female conductors nationwide as women continue to battle for a place in the field. Merrell joins Alice Sauro, executive director of the Sacramento Philharmonic on Insight to discuss the performance this weekend and the challenges for women to succeed in a male-dominated profession.


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