Marin Alsop cracked a major musical glass ceiling not by hitting a high note that splintered crystal but by becoming the first woman to be named conductor of a major American symphony orchestra. In September 2007, Ms. Alsop became conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Woman’s Groundbreaking Accomplishment
Ms. Alsop was the first woman to be named conductor of a major American symphony orchestra – a groundbreaking achievement.
Cut and fused commercial printed and solid cottons onto muslin backing, fused applique of figure, beaded baton, quilted.
Commercial printed and solid cotton, cotton/polyester batting, beads, purchased letters, acrylic paint.
Photo courtesy Joni Seidenstein