About: Liane Curtis

Liane Curtis (Ph.D. Musicology) is President of The Rebecca Clarke Society, Inc., and Women's Philharmonic Advocacy; and Resident Scholar at the Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University. The collection she edited, A Rebecca Clarke Reader (2004), is the first book on this increasingly recognized composer. She has taught at institutions including Wellesley College, Harvard, Ohio State University, and Brandeis. As a music critic she wrote for Bay Windows (the leading New England newspaper of the GBLT community) from 1998-2004, and has also written for the San Francisco Examiner, Curve Magazine, Women's Enews, and many other publications. With the Boston Women's Heritage Trail (on whose Board she serves), she worked to have Amy Beach's name added to the 87 names of male composers that decorate Boston's Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade. It was unveiled in 2000. Liane's blog, Feminist in the Concert Hall, is at http://wophil.blogspot.com/

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