Feminine Fusion

S4-19: Influential Women – Teachers, Part 2

Dorothy DeLay, violinist and teacher

Dorothy DeLay, violinist and teacher

“Children become what they are told they are.”  – Dorothy DeLay


Teachers, and in particular music teachers, can have a profound and lasting influence on their students.  This episode highlights students and the women who taught them.  Whether teaching an instrument or composition, their impact is felt in every performance.


“Influential Women: Teachers, Part 2”

Kelly-Marie Murphy:  Huron Carol Interlude
Angèle Dubeau, violin
La Pieta
Analekta 8730

Arvo Pärt:  Spiegel im Spiegel
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano
“Mirror in Mirror”
Avie 2386

George Gershwin:  Bess, You Is My Woman Now (from Porgy & Bess)
Nadia Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
New Century Chamber Orchestra
NSS Music 00081

Henri Vieuxtemps:  Concerto No. 4 (excerpt)
Hilary Hahn, violin
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen; Paavo Järvi, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 479 8295

Leonard Bernstein:  For Helen Coates (from Four Anniversaries)
Michele Tozzetti, piano
“Leonard Bernstein: Complete Solo Piano Music”
Piano Classics 10174

Igor Stravinsky:  Piano Sonata (1924)
Earl Wild, piano
“20th & 21st Century Piano Sonatas”
Ivory Classics 71005

Jennifer Margaret Barker:  Na Trì Peathraichean (excerpt)
Laurie Baefsky, flute; Jennifer Margaret Barker, piano
Meyer Media 001

Diane Jones:  Earth Rise
Trio Casals
“Moto Celeste”
Navona 6266




Feminine Fusion highlights the roles of women in classical music.  Host Diane Jones brings you stories and music of the women who create, perform, and inspire.  Produced in the studios at WCNY-FM.

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