Feminine Fusion

Series produced by WCNY

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Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Composer/announcer Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, and every week showcases some of these remarkable women.

Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, showcasing these remarkable women every week.

Each episode centers around a broad theme, and feature composers, conductors, performers, or teachers. The music presented spans the centuries, from Kassia to Pulitzer Prize-winner Du Yun, with host Diane Jones providing background and insight into the music and individuals you'll hear.

In addition to hosting Feminine Fusion, Diane Jones is the live mid-day host every Monday through Friday on WCNY-FM in Syracuse. She is also a composer, receiving a Billy Joel Fellowship to complete her Masters of Music in Composition. She can be found on stage as well, playing Brazilian drums or her contrabass flute, and hosting pre-show talks with Syracuse Opera. All of this brings a personal touch to her shows.

The program is NPR news compatible. Listeners may contact her at Diane.Jones@wcny.org.
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Feminine Fusion is a free weekly 1-hour radio program that highlights the influence of women in classical music. These are the women throughout history and into the present day who create, perform, and inspire. Diane Jones of WCNY-FM in Syracuse, NY is your host, showcasing these remarkable women every week.Each episode centers around a broad theme, and feature composers, conductors, performers, or teachers. The music presented spans the centuries, from Kassia to Pulitzer Prize-winner Du Yun, with host Diane Jones providing background and insight into the music and individuals you'll hear. In addition to hosting Feminine Fusion, Diane Jones is the live mid-day host every Monday through Friday on WCNY-FM in Syracuse. She is also a composer, receiving a Billy Joel Fellowship to... Show full description


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Works and performances by women celebrating the spring.

  • Added: May 24, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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More and more women are being recognized for their contributions to film and theater music. We'll hear some of that this week.

  • Added: May 17, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Time to add another block to our Patchwork Quilt of women's music!

  • Added: May 10, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Music composed by women from the Renaissance and Baroque eras

  • Added: May 03, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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It is fascinating to watch an organist play. Hands and feet fly over multiple keyboards, surrounded by pipes that are barely an inch high, and up ...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Earth. Air. Fire. Water. The building blocks of the world around us. This week, music inspired by the elements.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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More and more women are taking up the conductor's baton and stepping up to the podium to lead.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Women playing drums, gongs, sticks, and stones. This week, the vast sound world of percussion.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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We've travelled to all points on the compass, and now it's time to head home. This week, music from women all across the US.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue our trip around the world with with a look to the west, and the European traditions we think of as "classical" music from women.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, music from women whose roots lie in the east - China, Japan, India and Korea.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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We continue our trek around the world! This week, we head to the southern hemisphere.

  • Added: Mar 08, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Once again we begin a month-long trip around the globe to hear women's music from all points of the compass. We start in the north.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Margaret Bonds was allowed to study at Northwestern University - but not to use any of their other facilities. This week, a look at the life and m...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, performances from Hispanic and Latinx heritage.

  • Added: Feb 16, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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This week, we highlight outstanding compositions by women of color.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we hear performances from women of color making their mark in the classical music world.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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In the depths of winter, we'll be hearing works inspired by snow.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 58:30