PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University School of Music and Theatre Arts faculty and students will perform a concert with songs written by women composers at 8 p.m., March 28, in Kimbrough Concert Hall.
The program consists of performances by students and faculty from the music department, including three flutists, two violinists, one piano soloist, 15 singers and many accompanists.
The program features more than 20 pieces by composers from the 18th Century to the present including Maria-Theresia V. Paradis (1759-1824), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847), Maria Malibran (1808-1836), Pauline Viardot (1821-1910), Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896), Luise Adolpha Le Beau (1850-1927), Liza Lehmann (1862-1918), H.H.A. Beach (1867-1944), Cecile Chaminade (1857-1944), Florence Price (1888-1953), Clara Edwards (1880-1972), Lili Boulanger (1893-1918), Phyllis Tate (1911-1987), Carol Barratt (20th Century), Libby Larsen (20th Century), Mary Rodgers (20th Century) and Lucy Simon (20th Century).
The concert is part of celebrations at WSU for Women’s History Month and gives musical insight to women composers. It is dedicated to the Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year that will be announced at the Women’s Recognition Luncheon earlier in the day.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Julie Wieck at (509) 335-6271.