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Music in the Making

Celebrating Contemporary Female Composers

Featuring musical pioneers from Texas and beyond.

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Margaret Brouwer
Margaret Brouwer. Photo by Christian Steiner, courtesy of Ms. Brouwer’s website.

Our celebration of Women’s History Month continues with our latest episode of Music in the Making! Featuring performances from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston!

Music in this episode:

Louise Talma: Six Etudes

Performed by pianist Jeanne Kierman Fischer in Duncan Recital Hall on May 1st, 2013.

Errollyn Wallen: Romeo Turn

Performed by violist Rita Porfiris, cellist Kevin Dvorak and bassist Dennis Whittaker at the Moores Opera House on February 28th. 2006.

HyeKyung Lee: Catch

Performed by the AURA Contemporary Ensemble in the Moores Opera House on November 14th, 2011.

Margaret Brouwer: Violin Concerto

Performed by the Moores School Symphony Orchestra, led by Franz Anton Krager and featuring violinist Kyung Sun Lee. This performance was given at the Moores Opera House on November 29th, 2007.

This episode originally aired Sunday, March 8, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7:06 pm on Classical 91.7.

Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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