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BOOK LAUNCH: A Century of Composition by Women: Music Against the Odds

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      Frederic Kiernan

      BOOK LAUNCH: A Century of Composition by Women: Music Against the Odds, edited by Linda Kouvaras, Maria Grenfell and Natalie Williams

      When: Monday 24 October at 6pm

      Where: Room 709 in the Ian Potter Southbank Center, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, 33 Sturt Street, and online via Zoom (register at https://bit.ly/MusicAgainstTheOdds-BookLaunch)

      Please join us to launch A Century of Composition by Women: Music Against the Odds (2022/Palgrave MacMillan), edited by Linda Kouvaras, Maria Grenfell, and Natalie Williams. Introduced by Prof Jane Davidson, with a short musical program by Coady Green.

      Dr Linda Kouvaras, musicologist, composer and pianist, is Professor of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne. She has full artist APRA-AMCOS representation as a composer. Her research interests centre on gender issues in music and musical post/modernism (particularly Australian composition), and she is a piano examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board.

      Dr Maria Grenfell is a composer and academic living in Hobart, Tasmania. An Associate Professor at the University of Tasmania, she is widely commissioned by orchestras and chamber ensembles in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

      Dr Natalie Williams is a composer, academic and artistic manager. Her music has been commissioned and performed in Australia, the United States and Europe. A performing arts leader, she has worked as an academic dean and also held faculty positions in music theory and composition at the University of Georgia and the Australian National University.

      All best


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