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Women and the Violin

String Music by Women Composers

History Buffs, here's an opportunity to learn more about
• the history of women violinists born before 1950 in a chronological list of selected women violinists [see page 4]
• music written by women for the violin/viola/cello/string chamber music, and
• societal attitudes toward women violinists

 

compiled by CMIsc Director Kay Pech.
It's a bit of her own history and easy reading.

women and the violin
[click on photo to download the new April 2016 edition...expanded to 96 pages]

Looking for a graded list of music by women composers?
Go to page 75 to help you find lots of music to perform.
Check out the extensive Index on page 94.

 

 

Our Mission

We wish to help all players, all ages, all skill levels. Our faculty enjoys coaching students of every level and we have the expertise to work with all musicians: from 8 year olds to semi-professionals. We enjoy encouraging youngsters in their first adventures in chamber music and are pleased that we have performers return year after year.