Composer Patricia Martínez on sexism in Argentina, the visual power of performance, and surviving the production of an opera.
Eleanor Alberga on the value of persistence, racism as a form of insanity, and using music to exorcise fear.
Composer Elizabeth Lain discusses the independence that sample libraries afford, the self-defeating nature of elitism, and how classical music's relevance hinges on the inclusion of marginalized voices.
Composer Ayumi Okada on speaking through music, the courage needed to move to a foreign country, and the importance of not compromising your creative voice.
Composer Mara Gibson on map-making, escapism, and taking inspiration from poetry.
Composer and sound artist Kaley Lane Eaton depicts an immigrant's experience in the Pacific Northwest in 1915, discusses the pressure on young women to prioritize being "sexy and noticed" over being creative, and explores how grief is stored in the lungs.