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Everything You Need to Know About Afghanistan's First All-Female Orchestra

"Afghanistan should move on the same path as every other nation goes," 54-year-old Ahmad Naser Sarmast, the founder of Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra, told Read More »

Ifetayo Ali-Landing Takes Home the First Place Prize in National Music Competition

Chicago's Ifetayo Ali-Landing began playing the cello when she was just 4 years old after making the decision at the age of 3 to switch from the violin. Read More »

Taylor Swift Proves Showing Emotion Won't Hurt Your Career

At this point, we all have probably heard about Taylor Swift's star-studded 1989 World Tour. Read More »

Complete the History Books: Women in Music

Gloria Steinem once said, "We have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." During this Women's History Month, MAKERS will try to fill in some of those pages by highlighting stories from the past where women have been excluded. Read More »