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Mississippi University for Women hosts the fifth annual International Music by Women Festival throughout March 2021.
The 2021 festival is virtual and features 31 daily concerts at 7:30 p.m. CST March 1-31. The concerts will be streamed on the festival website and the festival YouTube channel. All concerts are free and open to the public with no additional information needed to access the content.
The Music by Women Festival features concerts of music written by women composers historically as well as in the present day. The 2021 festival will feature more than 130 performances of works by women composers. The composers and performers are from all around the world.
All of the content will remain on the festival YouTube channel, so the public will be able to enjoy the music at any time following the video release.
Funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, provides support for this project.