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Feminine Fusion for July 2020 takes us down under to Australia


The history of Australia’s female composers is outstanding. Miriam Hyde,Dulcie Holland and Margaret Sutherland were hugely influential in the early years of Australia’s musical development. Peggy Glanville-Hicks and Anne Boyd looked beyond our borders to the musical traditions of other cultures, and sought to find a place for Australia among the community of musical nations. Learn about some of these women composing in Australia (7/11).

7/4        Independence Day  Celebrating milestones for women in classical music 

7/11      Down Under  Classical works from Australia 

7/18      Breath and Sound, Pt 2  More from women who play woodwinds 

7/15      Today’s Teacher: Composers, Pt 2  Marvelous women composers who are mentoring the next generation