Upcoming Concerts & Events

IAWM Search for New Music Competition 2016

The IAWM Search for New Music by Women Composers, aka SNM, is accepting submissions through May 31. This international competition includes prize categories ranging from chamber and orchestral works to electro-acoustic media, improvisation, and sound installation. Membership in IAWM is required to e


Call for Works: IAWM Annual Concert 2016

Submission Receipt Deadline: April 10, 2016 The International Alliance for Women in Music announces its call for works for the 2016 Annual Concert. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has graciously agreed to host this concert on October 22, 2016. This year’s focus will be choral works, p


IAWM Announces Newly Elected Board Members

IAWM is proud to welcome our newly-elected board members: Elisabeth Blair Beth Denisch Jenn Kirby Cecilia Montemayor Christina Rusnak Ingrid Stolzel Natalie Williams New board members' biographies are available here. Terms run January 2016-December 2018.



The International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) is a global network of women and men working to increase and enhance musical activities and opportunities and to promote all aspects of the music of women. The IAWM builds awareness of women’s contributions to musical life through publications, website, free listserv, international competitions for researchers and composers, conferences, and congresses, concerts, the entrepreneurial efforts of its members, and advocacy work.

IAWM activities ensure that the progress women have made in every aspect of musical life will continue to flourish and multiply. Join IAWM and our 500 international members to make a difference!