Composer Jessie Montgomery speaks about identity, patriotism, and music as a catalyst for physically bringing people together.
Composer Augusta Cecconi-Bates talks with Elisabeth about growing up a member of "the lost generation," grappling with colleagues' surprise at how "strong" her music is, and learning to respect herself.
Composer Anna Höstman talks with Elisabeth about moths who drink tears, the delights of collaboration, and the value of each person's "absolutely singular" perspective.
Pamela Z describes the creative life she had as a child, explains what a phonolog was, and relates some of the encounters she's had with both sexism and racism in her career.
Elisabeth talks with Ingrid Stölzel about music she wrote as a child, the experience of being the only woman presenting work at a classical music festival, and the importance of finding a mentor.
This episode features clips of music by Stölzel including two chamber works, a piece for choir, and an orchestral piece.