AMY BEACH (1867-1944)

Celebrating the Great American Composer and Pianist!

This site is dedicated to providing in-depth information about the great American composer and pianist, Amy Beach, and for the preparation of the 150th anniversary of her birth in 2017.  This site is sponsored by the Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy (WPA), and you may learn more by visiting the WPA website.

For regular blog posts concerning Amy Beach, such as (1) newly published scholarship, (2) upcoming or recent changes to this site, (3) upcoming events, (4) newly available music editions and (5) recently released recordings, simply select the corresponding submenu option under the News menu.  Our 5 most recent posts are located in the right-hand content sidebar.  Simply click on “continue reading –>” or the post title to view the entire post!

Sepia, 8×10, 1934. Seated holding a book. Photographer: Bachrach.


A Great American Composer – Planning the 150th Anniversary of Her Birth in 2017