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Women in Music Festival

The Mount's Women in Music Festival will showcase the brilliance of female musicians and music scholars.

January 11, 2018

Grammy winner Rhiannon Giddens will perform at the Mount's Women in Music Festival on March 25.
Grammy winner Rhiannon Giddens will perform at the Mount's Women in Music Festival on March 25.
Soprano Julia Johnson '18, a senior at Mount Saint Mary's University, will perform art song by women composers.
Soprano Julia Johnson '18, a senior at Mount Saint Mary's University, will perform art song by women composers.

Showcasing the brilliance of female musicians and music scholars from the L.A. area and beyond, Mount Saint Mary's Women in Music Festival celebrates the diversity of MSMU students, and highlights the power of music as a vehicle for positive social change.

The Festival will be held on Sunday, March 25, on the Mount's Doheny Campus and will include a masterclass by MacArthur Genius Rhiannon Giddens, performances of Balinese, Chicana, Iranian and Japanese music, as well as presentations about musical activism, music in black America, music and healthcare, and music and the brain. To view the full schedule and for more information about the performers and presenters, go to womeninmusicfestival.org.

The Festival will conclude with a ticketed evening concert by Rhiannon Giddens at the nearby First AME Zion Church.

Festival-goers must register online to attend daytime events, which are free of charge and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees can reserve their daytime seats at womeninmusicfestival.org.

Tickets for the evening concert are available for purchase through The Da Camera Society at dacamera.org. A limited number of complimentary evening concert tickets will be available to MSMU students, faculty, and staff. For those, please email info@womeninmusicfestival.org to reserve your tickets today.

Programming and production of the Festival is made possible by generous funding from Mount Saint Mary's and a collaborative partnership between the University's Music Department the The Da Camera Society.