WOMEN OF GUITAR

Women of Guitar is annual concert presented in March to celebrate International Women's Month. The concerts feature female guitarists performing works arranged and composed by women. The objective of these concerts is to shine light on the growing female guitar community of the 21st century while celebrating the trailblazers of the .

 

Odeon and it's performers believe that  young musicians need to see more women and underrepresented groups on the classical guitar stage. Women of Guitar has been a space to showcase world premieres from composers Alyssa Regent, Mariel Mayz and Nicoletta Todesco. In the Spring of 2021, Odeon, in collaboration with Margins Guitar Collective, presented a Women of Guitar virtual concert featuring 14 female guitarists from all over the world.

For more information on the history of women in guitar be sure to check out Dr. Candice Mowbray's research on her website here.

Ida Presti (1924-1967)

Nicoletta Todesco performs works by Violeta Parra at Women of Guitar (April 3rd, 2022)