•                                                                            WOMEN COMPOSERS
     Young Woman Writing Music and Playing Piano (Nathan Jones/Getty) 
    Women have composed music throughout the centuries.   During the school year students will be listening to the music of various American and other women composers, in addition to learning about their lives, creative work and many special contributions.
    See if you can find out more about some of the Women Composers mentioned in a special list on the Classics for Kids website and stay tuned for information about this fascinating topic!    
    Amy Marcy Beach (American composer and pianist) 1867 - 1944 
    Amy   It has happened more than once that a composition has come to me, ready-made as it were, between the demands of other work.
     Clara Josephine Schumann (German composer and pianist) 1819 - 1896
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