AMP events spotlight women in the music industry

Press release from Asheville Music Professionals:

Women Get the Job Done
6:30 p.m. March 21st at Ambrose West
Free Event – First Come First Serve
Women have historically been few and far between in positions producing music, conducting orchestras or engineering audio. But recently, this paradigm has begun to shift. In this panel discussion, attendees will examine this sea change with music industry trailblazers including recording engineer Susan Rogers, musician Rissi Palmer, conductor Melisse Brunet, and musician and scientist Sally Sparks.

Women Who Move the Needle 8 p.m.
Tickets: $15
A follow-up performance to the early evening panel discussion, Women Get the Job Done, Women Who Move the Needle features an all-women powerhouse concert that pays tribute to the pioneering women of music history. The performance will bring together a supergroup of favorite local artists for a setlist including favorites from female innovators like Aretha Franklin, Joan Baez, Annie Lennox, Nina Simone and a whole lot more.

The band will be:

Eliza Hill
Kayla McKinney
Nicole Nicolopoulos
Rachel Waterhouse
Ashli Bales
Coco Eva Solange
Tasnim Setayesh
Marisa Blake
April Bennett

To purchase tickets, call 828.254.7046 or visit the Asheville Symphony office at 27 College Place, Suite 100, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, or order online via the link below.

Presented by: Asheville Music Professionals and Connect Beyond Festival with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra!

These are just two of the many amazing events happening during Asheville Amadeus Festival. More info here:

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