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We will continue our preparations for the 2017 sesquicentennial or 150th anniversary of the birth of America’s first successful, female composer, Amy Beach, with significant additions.  This additional content concerning her incredible life and diverse compositional work will include the following:

(1)  an in-depth biography of Amy Beach

(2)  a timeline of significant life events and works of Beach

(3)  an exhaustive works list including juvenile and other works

(4)  a comprehensive bibliography

(5)  an up-to-date discography

(6)  a list of links to public domain Beach MSS uploaded to IMSLP

(7)  an extensive photo gallery collection

Some public domain Beach MSS have already been uploaded to IMSLP, and more will be added soon!

As always, we would love to receive your feedback, so feel free to comment or email us with your questions and/or suggestions!

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We are in the midst of planning a celebration to honor Amy Beach’s Sesquicentennial, which will take place in 2017. For more information, please feel free to sign-up for our email list and/or subscribe to the blog.

Our goal is to have her music played in many venues in 2017 to celebrate the sesquicentennial of the birth of a truly phenomenal composer, and a pioneer for women in classical music.

Stay tuned for updates about the celebration and for more information on Amy Beach’s amazing work.

Additionally, we would love to hear your feedback! Please feel free to comment on the site or email us directly about what you would like to see on this website. We also invite ideas on how to celebrate Amy Beach.