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Nominate the 2021 Classical Woman of the Year

Nominate Performance Today's Classical Woman of the Year Rachel Bearinger / APM

As we celebrate Women's History Month, Performance Today wants to honor the women who have made a lasting impact on classical music and those who love music. We invite you to nominate a living woman who has inspired you. You do not need to know her personally. Nominees can be performers, composers, conductors, music teachers, or supporters. The primary qualification is that she made a significant contribution to the art form or your appreciation of it.

Nominations are due by midnight on Sunday, March 14. Candidates cannot be self-nominated.

We will read a few nominating essays on the radio throughout the month, culminating in the announcement of Performance Today's Classical Woman of the Year later in March.

Read about Performance Today's 2020 Classical Woman of the Year: Valerie Coleman.


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