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The Women's Philharmonic
Desc: (San Francisco) comprised of 70 women players; dedicated to the performance and promotion of the music of women composers, conductors, and performers.
Women in Music National Network
Desc: Non-profit organization that supports the efforts and achievements of women in music through media, education and networking.
Geisha Records
Desc: Geisha Star is a small women-run indie record label in Toronto dealing mainly with punk, ska, and rock acts.
Los Angeles Women In Music
Desc: "LAWIM is dedicated to fostering and promoting equal career opportunities for women and men in the music industry."
Black Women in the Arts
Desc: Organization in the United Kingdom dedicated to black women in the arts and music.
Lady Slipper
Desc: Non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to heighten public awareness of the achievements of women artists and musicians, and to expand the scope and availability of recordings by women.
The Society of Women in Music
Desc: Located in Vancouver Canada, is a resource and education organization that aims to increase the contribution and recognition of women in all aspects of the music.
Peaceful Women's Music
Desc: Peaceful Women is an a capella group that expresses a strong commitment to womens issues, social justice, freedom, and the environment.
Women in the Arts, Inc.
Desc: Produce and sponsor programs that promote and affirm the creative talents and technical skills of women in the visual, performing, and fine arts.
Desc: The International Alliance for Women in Music, a resource on women composers and women in music topics, hosted by Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.
Feminist Theory and Music Six
Desc: A conference in Boise, Idaho, scheduled for July 2001. Elizabeth Gould, Chair.
The Fund for Women Artists
Desc: Non-profit arts service organization dedicated to increasing the diversity and employment of women in theatre, film, video and other art forms.
Women In The Audio Industry
Desc: Free resource for women to network with other women in professional audio.
Womens Music
Desc: Site put together by Jeanne E. Shaffer, host of a weekly public radio show showcasing women composers. Includes database of women composers, discography, and other resources relating to the broadcasts.
Desc: Organization of women who play electric violin.
New York Women Composers
Desc: Non-profit that supports and promotes women composers of serious concert music.
Audio Venus, Women in Art, Music & Media
Desc: Global grassroots network of female artists, organizations, and media. Web community, live events.
Sounds & Furies Productions Vancouver B.C.
Desc: A small non-profit organization producing concerts, workshops, retreats and special events mainly in Vancouver and also journeys for women to sacred Goddess sites in Europe.
VPO Watch
Desc: Protesting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra's discriminatory policies toward women.
Gender Research in Music Education
Desc: Mission: to provide leadership, advocacy, professional contacts, and a strong research agenda for gender researchers in music education.
Chard Festival
Desc: Chard Festival of Women in Music and Women's Music. Jazz Spring School, young women's bands, performers, works, links.
Women in Music, United Kingdom
Desc: Celebrates and helps raise public awareness of women's work in all types of music.
Instrumental Women, from Minnesota Public Radio
Desc: Program about women musicians in the United States, and their contributions to classical music.
Bay Area Women in Creative Music
Desc: Women composers, songwriters, improvisers, and sound artists in the San Francisco Bay area.
Desc: A forum for women in the independent music industry, including a mailing list, series of tours, and record label releasing compilation CDs.
Estrogen Music
Desc: Independent female musicians on the net.
Desc: Online community of independent women artists. Started in 1996, the organization is dedicated to promoting women in music.
Guitar Girls
Desc: Songwriting contest, MIDI and Real Audio files, news, and resources.

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