Online Workshop!

Young Women Composers (YWC) is proud to announce the curation of a dual-streamed, 100% free workshop series that will feature some of the most prominent and exciting voices in new music today. The series will run from June 29 – July 30 on Mondays and Thursdays from 5–6:15pm EDT. Topics range from cultivating inclusivity in your personal and professional life, exploring sampling with Ableton Live, the process of commissioning and collaboration, and more!

There is NO RESTRICTION on who can attend these workshops – interested parties of any gender identity, age, location, or experience level are invited to register and attend. Our series is divided into two streams:

1. The Process: presentations by female-identifying or non-binary composers about their compositional process, from sketches to final product

Featuring presentations by composers:
– Kate Soper (Associate Professor of Music, Smith College)
– Vivian Fung (Composition Faculty, Santa Clara University)
– Angélica Negrón (Ph.D Candidate in Composition, The Graduate Center [CUNY])
– Nina C. Young (Assistant Professor of Composition, USC Thornton School of Music)
– Pamela Z

2. Artistry in 2020: presentations by female-identifying or non-binary artists, entrepreneurs, and change-makers in the new music scene

Featuring presentations by:
– Aiden Feltkamp (Emerging Composers and Diversity Director, American Composers Orchestra)
– Eve O’Donnell (Artistic Producer to the Artistic Director, National Sawdust)
– Sarah Williams (New Works Director, Opera Philadelphia)
– Claire Chase (Founder and Flutist, International Contemporary Ensemble)
– Gabriela Lena Frank (Founder and Director, Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music)

Please visit our website to register and find out more about each workshop: