Re-writing the Myths of Women Composers to Reveal the Scope and Genius of their Magic

Join us in exploring the myths of women composers from the 18th through the early 20th century, reveling in their Her Stories of perseverance in spite of the historical favoritism toward male composers.

Lynn Worcester Jones, NCTM serves as Assistant Professor, Keyboard Area Coordinator at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She has recently published articles in American Music Teacher, Clavier Companion, and Piano Pedagogy Forum.

Penny Lazarus, NCTM, maintains a 45-student piano studio in Newburyport, MA. With degrees in piano performance, psychology, art history and education, Penny is known for her creativity in teaching, silent movie music projects and collaborations with music studios around the world.

Sally Ritchie develops music theory games and accessories for private and classroom teachers. With 50+ years of experience, she continues to teach 50+ students of all ages privately and in Wisconsin public-schools.

Sue Ruby, NCTM, co-owns K & S Conservatory of Music and teaches at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis, MN. She is co-founder of the Association of Professional Piano Instructors (APPI) and Fridays in the Valley Chamber Music Series.