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Lucy Thraves

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International Conference on Women’s Work in Music returns to Wales

1:33, 2nd September 2019

Performing rights organisation PRS for Music will bring experts from across the music industry to Bangor University in Wales this Friday 6 September.

The International Conference on Women’s Work in Music will celebrate the achievements of women musicians, as well as explore the changing contexts of women’s work in music around the world.

The panel will be chaired by PRS for Music’s Classical Relationship manager Harriet Wybor, with panellists including BBC Radio 3 editor Edwina Wolstencroft, ISM chief executive Deborah Annetts, Tŷ Cerdd director Deborah Keyser, and composer, writer and critic Steph Power.

Harriet Wybor said: ‘We’re delighted to be supporting the second International Conference on Women’s Work in Music. The future of music industry depends on a diverse workforce in order to continue to evolve and champion music creators. As a membership organisation, PRS for Music doesn’t just collect royalties. We’re here for creators to turn to for advice and education, and we are a proud advocate for women in leadership positions in our own organisation and across the music business.’

The three-day conference will also present works from PRS for Music members as part of evening concerts, including from Illuminate Women’s Music composers Angela Elizabeth Slater, Sarah Westwood, Joanna Ward and Yfat Soul Zisso.

Tickets can be purchased online and are available as a full three-day conference pass or individual day passes. If you area member of the Royal Musical Association (RMA) or Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), you will qualify for a discount.

To buy tickets visit: http://wwm.bangor.ac.uk/registration.php.en

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