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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... 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 violi... 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. Between glittery leotards to countle celebrity cameos, s... 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,... Read More »

Riot Grrrl Respect: Creative Women Influenced by the Punk Movement of the 90s

Kathleen Hanna talked to MAKERS about being a punk frontwoman and feminist activist. It all started with one question, she says. “I had this really cr... Read More »