Homeward Sound: The Lives of Women Composers

An hour dedicated to the lives of women composers from the 17th century through the present day with a focus on their personal lives, their struggles and what they devoted their lives to beyond music.


Gabi Glass: Gaby is a violist and educator working primarily in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A versatile and accomplished musician, she has performed with Atlanta Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and New Haven Symphony. Ms. Glass is passionate about teaching and is devoted to empowering young minds through the power of music and has curated musical programs at both the Cleveland Clinic and Texas Children's Hospital. She is an active member of the Sphinx Organization, a group dedicated to bringing diversity to the arts. It’s her passion to share music with those who need it the most, and has dedicated a lot of time to develop initiatives to champion diversity in the arts. Gabrielle loves to read and spend time with her husband and their rescue pup, Sgt. Pepper.

Julie Amacher: Julie Amacher's desire to introduce others to great music is what led her to radio. She began her professional broadcast career at a station in Sun Prairie, Wis. She went from rock 'n' roll to the Rocky Mountains, where she found her niche in public radio at KUNC in Greeley, Colo. Julie spent 13 years at KUNC, where she managed the announcers and their eclectic music format. During that time, she earned four national awards for best announcer. She joined Minnesota Public Radio in 1997 as an on-air host and also produces New Classical Tracks, a weekly podcast critiquing a new release each week.


One hour

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Preview audio available: February 15, 2022
Playlist available: February 22, 2022
Promo spot available: February 22, 2022
Program rundown available: February 22, 2022
Date content will be uploaded: February 22, 2022


Broadcast Window

February 22, 2022 - March 31, 2022

Broadcast Rights

Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before April 1, 2022. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program. Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.

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