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President & CEO @newmusicusa Keychange founder. Love music, art & connecting people/ideas. No.3 BBC Woman’s Hour powerlist 2018 after Beyonce & Taylor Swift ✨

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Last year when Ellen Reid spoke with @FJOteri for @NewMusicBox she hid a "top secret" from him (turns out that secr… https://t.co/2bjifuV6Kl
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2/19
2020
It was so great to be at this concert last night. Excellent performances from everyone & loved finally bumping into… https://t.co/ALUkSXvczk @aucoincomposer @missymazzoli So was I! @wisemandebbie @vickbain @sammyandrews @anna_bull_ @bishi_music @yasminlajoie @DeborahAnnetts @hilarymusichttps://t.co/d3XoMh8oxB
2/18
2020
We are excited for you too @angelicamnegron 👏👏 https://t.co/DAiHuBQ8LaGreat news @nadiasirota 🙌 So important for major orchestras to have new music advocates at the heart of their plann… https://t.co/cAZcA5x9YF
2/13
2020
Congratulations to @paolaprestini for such an important piece inspired by Rachel Carson with an awesome performance… https://t.co/ZdJE6g3tEXJoan La Barbera explains how her new piece for #19, celebrating 100 yrs since some women got the vote in the US, ho… https://t.co/m4xdtt9md3Pretty spectacular view tonight from the #SoundOn @nyphil series with Nadia Sirota. Looking forward to hearing prem… https://t.co/wTe2y8n0i3
2/11
2020
Another historic moment for women in music(+the 1st female Oscars conductor). 🎉Agree that all under represented tal… https://t.co/U4cYHorM3nMASSIVE! HISTORIC! LANDMARK! PARASITE! The world is big and it is beautiful and films from everywhere deserve to be… https://t.co/hySP9SlATk
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2/10
2020
Very inspiring to be reminded of the watershed moments in classical music @marinalsop made happen & the way her exa… https://t.co/oq9Q4RibsuTonight is the night! See our Senior Division laureates perform with the all Black & Latinx Sphinx Symphony Orchest… https://t.co/A2n32BAxbQ
Retweeted by Vanessa Reed @simoncarlos1 @NewMusicUSA @SphinxOrg Great music!Important discussion on “conducting change” & relevant programming at #sphinxconnect BUT it is what I call a #manelhttps://t.co/MfVbehi9NnBeautiful start to the last day of #sphinxconnect with music by @simoncarlos1 performed by String Quartet Red Shoe… https://t.co/ivUb3am48ESusan Feder @MellonFdn discusses the importance of data in measuring funders’ contribution to a more equitable soci… https://t.co/V1GriNNzkmThe fact that @justusjay has commissioned 187 new pieces of music (& in my view has great taste) is totally awe ins… https://t.co/mapT1aEAlK @GarrettMcQueen @robdeemer Yes exactly!
2/8
2020
Discussion about programming hosted by @GarrettMcQueen reminds us that the no.of pieces by Beethoven performed by o… https://t.co/1iE041DYya @afromusiqology @PRSFoundation @CarlaMarieUK @newmusicbox @NewMusicUSA @SphinxOrg @michaelabels Yes! DM me“All music is about storytelling - it’s about trust between the audience and the composer & the journey you go on t… https://t.co/v60DuyiPPQComposer Michael Abels talks about Leonard Bernstein’s “Relatability” for non specialists in the classical music wo… https://t.co/paC22dSOaWI’m here at the @SphinxOrg conference listening to the very inspiring composer Michael Abels who talks about writin… https://t.co/oFvpL9FSChThe brilliant Afa S Dworkin says artistic excellence is not defined by demographics or zipcodes and the @SphinxOrghttps://t.co/E5AMBe9C2B
2/7
2020
I’ll be talking on Friday with @afadworkin & Jessie Montgomery about this new co-commissioning initiative we’re run… https://t.co/CXHZXVKaP4There's @Val_Inc up at the tippy top of the @nprmusic NPR Jazz Critics Poll! What! https://t.co/cHOWTRxe7u
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedICYMI: Read about some brilliant people in here (grants deadline has passed though- thanks for the 1200 application… https://t.co/ca3sOARykWHear hear! https://t.co/zwW5apHSqDLooking forward to being at #SphinxConnect over the next few days & to hearing this concert! 👇 https://t.co/nfOQPwRTa7Thank you so much for this support @NEAarts! It’s so crucial to our role in the ecosystem for new music across the… https://t.co/0TrRorFpy4Check out our founder @AaronDworkin ‘s latest interview with @MichiganRadio and also consider joining us this Satur… https://t.co/LxMKcBvyk8
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedAnnouncing 🎉: 1. Our full schedule of participants & events is up online and 2. Our amazing #NMG2020 keynote speake… https://t.co/eMTO4cVbHX
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2/6
2020
@4thcoastchicago @NewMusicUSA @NewMusicChicago @eighthblackbird @chi_comp_orch @SpektralQuartet @contempcomp Excell… https://t.co/SRk6wDwyEDJimmy Cobb is the drummer on Kind Of Blue. It is some kind of failure of society / the music industry that his daug… https://t.co/7XgMTKk3hy
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedVery proud & excited that @NewMusicUSA is supporting this year’s NewMusicGathering along with our friends… https://t.co/6SWvUICgfZ
2/5
2020
Here’s a podcast interview with me & ⁦@ADJNewMusic⁩ on our latest news & perspectives at New Music… https://t.co/6DzUqKbZOj @cschow27 Yes. We’re always more “enthusiastic” than simply talented & competent... !your article aligns with the “… https://t.co/jjz3tOqBqX
2/3
2020
“Despite much lip service about the importance of having women in top jobs, we are still generations away from achi… https://t.co/vFYrwAP7oO @tdbboysles @NewMusicUSA @newmusicbox @LAOpera @aucoincomposer Unfortunately have to fly back today!Every moment with the stones! https://t.co/rz1IJRiI0I @tdbboysles @NewMusicUSA @newmusicbox @LAOpera @aucoincomposer Yes! Sorry to miss seeing you 😊Wow. Looks brilliant. I will be there! https://t.co/fqLC52hYDOExcited to be at Matthew Aucoin’s new opera in LA tonight. Here’s an interesting preview in NY times… https://t.co/0zQXJYvULe
2/2
2020
HUGE thanks to @europe_creative who have funded us to make this programme happen, create opportunities, and make ch… https://t.co/42GHENQAAQ
Retweeted by Vanessa Reed @maronmusicTO @KeychangeEU Great news!! Congratulations 😊#ICYMI @KeychangeEU has announced 74 new participants for the Keychange development programme. We're pleased to be… https://t.co/d9cAbLDfbM
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedFACTOR invests in @KeychangeEU mentorship program to support women in music. Canada is the first country outside of… https://t.co/TFXTIXOSbI
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedSo excited that round two of @KeychangeEU is now in motion thanks to all the inspiring European & Canadian partners… https://t.co/9O8mkjHUGvNice one @PoppyAjudha and @IAmVioletSkies - both 2017/18 UK @KeychangeEU participants sounding banging in New Music… https://t.co/xhmoJAe9da
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedHere’s the first podcast interview I’ve had the chance to fit in since moving to NYC to lead @NewMusicUSA Thanks… https://t.co/ETU85rJ8a8"The problem of not speaking up is a form of complicity in the face of ongoing oppression" according to… https://t.co/zj6fqRO6LA
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedGreat news! Well done @HelenRichenda @KingsPlace #venusunwrapped #womenmakemusic Imagine how open & transformed the… https://t.co/Mtd4WsOm9F
1/30
2020
Having lived and worked in both the UK and US, I find this conversation between @iamvanessareed and @ADJNewMusic to… https://t.co/NvYYB1oYVP
Retweeted by Vanessa Reed#OpportunityAlert! Find out more about @CastleSkins’ call for Creative-In-Residence: https://t.co/L78u1aEGz4
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedAs proud sponsors of @KeychangeEU, we're excited to share that 74 artists and music industry professionals from 12… https://t.co/eOJl4tXdSg
Retweeted by Vanessa Reed.@KeychangeEU have unveiled the 74 artists & music industry professionals to take part in the 2020 Keychange Develo… https://t.co/aCgA67xVH9
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedThank you to @KeychangeEU Ambassador Shirley Manson @garbage for her interest & support in these 74 participants -… https://t.co/FxnLOa4xvt
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedMy new piece is titled ‘European Towns’. It’s written for the soprano Juliet Fraser and a trio of cellists, and wil… https://t.co/oAmqR7Hxc4
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1/29
2020
@iamvanessareed @NewMusicUSA @LAMasterChorale @newmusicbox Good morning! Looking forward to having you. Go music! G… https://t.co/V9t1sQVJmV
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedSo great to hear your score for Sunrise in Disney Hall @JBealMusic & to hear about exciting opportunities for LA as… https://t.co/WVJd2O5YaQGood morning LA music makers! Looking forward to @NewMusicUSA discussion forum this pm kindly hosted by… https://t.co/k0KP5AlSg6Just a few days left until our deadline👇 Can’t wait to see who applys this year! https://t.co/aQQpnhowjBThis week on the #LexicalTones #podcast ADJ•ective’s @robertwmcclure and @jamie_composer sit down with Vanessa Reed… https://t.co/HoLuzpfHDT
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1/28
2020
Exciting news!! I will be there👇 https://t.co/FYlfE82gnGGreat to see a @PRSFoundation friend performing at the Grammys! Go Yola Carter! https://t.co/t8rJncvsUJMore great news! Pianist @NShpachenko honors everyone making new music right now & celebrates the Vibrancy of the U… https://t.co/ZiqrvMiJhxCongrats Best Contemporary Classical Composition winner - 'Higdon: Harp Concerto' Jennifer Higdon, composer (… https://t.co/fBX6dAfYtO
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedFantastic news! Congrats @BMOPmusic Gil Rose and everyone involved. Gil thanks everyone who’s helped to ensure that… https://t.co/fbtpbGsSxTWow. That red dress!👇 Go Natalie! https://t.co/zNBk2X9ThkWe can't wait to see Nathalie Joachim present in classical categories & find out about our three albums up in four… https://t.co/ei7MpLsXg9
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedJust saw you on stage @imogenheap So proud of you and your always captivating presence.Oscars next time perhaps? 😉 https://t.co/6oGrdtFjIrLoving @EspeSpalding acceptance speech “Music is magic. It has the power to alter our reality” along with… https://t.co/NBLfTxoyOmGood luck to all the fantastic new music nominees who’ll be featured in the Grammys around 2.30pm today in LA & tha… https://t.co/bMUAOV4BP6
1/26
2020
I’m now on my way to the Grammys in LA & loving this article about the “radically generous women” in the Chicago sc… https://t.co/pEo4G84SA3Important article here on neurodiversity in music led by my brave friend & colleague @andyedwardsbiz and @UMusicukhttps://t.co/JQsxdU4q0V
1/24
2020
As Techne, Bonnie Jones and Suzanne Thorpe teach young women at Girls Rock camps how to build their own electronic… https://t.co/NSqUiM2GHq
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedWe love it! 🎉🎉 https://t.co/LsFdRCxUYH
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedFeels like a good opportunity to shamelessly plug the podcast again. Cheers @MrTobyL @Darcus @asecretagenthttps://t.co/r0sfX4vpR3
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1/23
2020
Our friends at @ArtReachToronto have amassed an immense warehouse of resources that are particularly valuable to an… https://t.co/Tu7tpMZYhF
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedHere are some of the images I had the chance to see on the way to dinner with friends at @beggarsgroup tonight in N… https://t.co/29WF8Le1xkGreat article. What shines out is the perception the labels believe they are gender neutral when their rosters sugg… https://t.co/lI9HoQ14S1
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1/21
2020
I DREAM, a rhythm and blues opera, recounts the final 36 hours in the remarkable life of American icon Dr. Martin L… https://t.co/advmznEQcG
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedThe National Endowment for the Arts provided a grant to Living Jazz in Oakland, CA to support a music concert honor… https://t.co/OPpxe3Z3P9
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedThe editorial board’s decision to back not one but two candidates is a significant break with convention, one meant… https://t.co/xeO2Wndoay
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedTo all UK friends - it’s Martin Luther King day over here in the States. Please take a look at all the tributes on… https://t.co/QU83kLiZBWComing out later today on my channel - a new piece of music, 9 mins long, co-written by over 100 composers, and per… https://t.co/vcW9182KYx
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedGreat news @ErrollynWallen @PRSFoundation @GillianMoore10 @southbankcentre 👏👏👏 https://t.co/TMxVXBAl12Sorry not to be there to see this! Hope it goes well. https://t.co/Z2JB5ZSKb9"I didn’t learn about these things in formal ways in music school, but rather through trial and error (entrepreneur… https://t.co/ywdyvvFTLN
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1/20
2020
And just one month after the publication of the Diversity Taskforce final report which recommended a sweeping gover… https://t.co/00Pvh2UvkH
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedA section of my acceptance speech for the CMA Visionary Award. Thank you again to @billychilds chambermusicamerica… https://t.co/5jCsk45Mey
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedJoan Tower likes to identify as a woman as well as composer because she is a woman.She only became aware of histori… https://t.co/FrIFf1LLJrJoan Tower says that chamber music is her home. She started her own group in the 70s.That experience of being compo… https://t.co/8YnnJUmeG8Today’s conversation between John Schaefer & CMA award winning composer Joan Tower is clearly going to be a lot of… https://t.co/Pqwfzeo946
1/19
2020
New York Special for @BBC6Music ... loads of guests and live performances... thanks to @PRSFoundationhttps://t.co/zc7KceVMWT
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedThanks @samoraabayomi for bringing music into the conference room at CMA. Artist picks included Kendrick Lamar, Mar… https://t.co/v9pUdRgsqWAnd somehow now not one @BRITAwards nomination 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️ Truly one of the greatest songwriters and most… https://t.co/OESAKcocR5
Retweeted by Vanessa ReedBetween this and the NARAS news, the music industry is looking mighty bleak this week. @KeychangeEU, @MusicBizAssochttps://t.co/yGqC5ZRErI
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1/18
2020

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