INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MUSIC

Awareness & Advocacy

Advocating for women in music around the globe and promoting their music through concerts, competitions, conferences, and grants.

Our Mission

The International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) fosters and encourages the activities of women in music.

The Vision

The IAWM is the world’s leading organization devoted to the equity, promotion, and advocacy of women in music across time, cultures, and genres.

Providing a voice for women in music since 1995

What We Do

Advocacy & community

Advocating for increased visibility and programming for women in music across all disciplines

Champions for Equity

Combating discrimination against women in all genres and disciplines in music (inclusivity)

A Platform for women's voices

Publishing articles about the work of women in music, conference & festival reports, research, reviews, and more

opportunities

Providing support, resources, and access to award and grant opportunities via IAWM programs
INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MUSIC

Latest News & Updates

2022 IAWM Conference

2022 IAWM Conference

Conference update: Notification Responses for the Conference submissions will be sent out February 7, 2022. Registration for the Call & (HER) Response: Music in the Time of Change, will begin February 8, See Conference page.

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Register for Webinar

Register for Webinar

Please tune in for Re-framing Female Composers: with Elizabeth de Brito Webinar on Saturday, Jan. 22 – 2pm EST / 7pm GMT.

Click below for information on registering!

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Advertising Rates

Advertising Rates

Advertise in the Journal of the IAWM. Camera-ready ads are due December 30 (for the Winter Issue), March 30 (for the Spring issue), June 30 for the Summer Issue, and September 30 (for the Fall issue).

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Membership Opportunities

Concerts & Competitions

Search for New Music

The call for the 2022 “Search for New Music by Women Composers” launches March 1, 2022 . Membership in IAWM is required, but the call is open to IAWM women-identified composer members.

Annual Concert

A plethora of diverse music will be at the IAWM Conference June 2-4 in Covalis, Oregon, Antwerp Belgium, and streamed from various locales. See the CONFERENCE page for more details. The  Annual Concert will resume in 2023. 

Radio Requests

 

Since 2004, the IAWM has used the Radio Requests campaign to promote broadcasts of music by women composers. Every week, participants in the IAWM’s listserv and visitors to this Web page are encouraged to ask local and Internet stations to play works by a chosen woman composer.

IAWM Calendar

January 22, 2022: BEYOND THE NOTES WEBINAR

Elizabeth de Brito of the Daffodil Perspective,  11am Pacific; 2:00 Eastern and 7:00 GMT  British musicologist and gender equity activist Elizabeth de Brito addresses some of the issues surrounding the increased promotion of female composers

February. 7, 2022: Conference Registration Begins!

More information on the Conference Page coming soon!

February ??, 2022: BEYOND THE NOTES WEBINAR

TBD:  We are planning our next webinar! If you are interested in making a proposal for future webinars, please email: [email protected]

IAWM Members

Today’s Featured Members

Hasu Patel

Composer / Performer / Educator

Migiwa Miyajima

Composer / Pianist / Producer

Linda Dusman

Composer / Educator

Libby Meyer

Composer