Front & Center

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the music and audio industries. We spotlight successful female performers, manufacturers, retailers, educators, managers, publicists, and everyone else in between. Want to be featured? Learn how here

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Front and Center: NAMM Trade Show Operations Director, Cindy Sample

Front and Center: NAMM Trade Show Operations Director, Cindy Sample

September 1st, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Board-Certified Music Therapist, Kat Fulton

Front and Center: Board-Certified Music Therapist, Kat Fulton

August 25th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Account Executive & Director of Latin America Sales/A&R/Marketing for DR Handmade Strings, Rosa Daza

Front and Center: Account Executive & Director of Latin America Sales/A&R/Marketing for DR Handmade Strings, Rosa Daza

August 18th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: NewBay Media Advertising Sales Representative, Anna Blumenthal

Front and Center: NewBay Media Advertising Sales Representative, Anna Blumenthal

August 11th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: GLAM Creator and Director, Amy Mertz

Front and Center: GLAM Creator and Director, Amy Mertz

August 4th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Touring Guitar Teacher and Published Author, Marlene Hutchinson

Front and Center: Touring Guitar Teacher and Published Author, Marlene Hutchinson

July 28th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Guitarist/Author/Teacher, Nikki O'Neill

Front and Center: Guitarist/Author/Teacher, Nikki O'Neill

July 23rd, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Viral YouTube Video Piano Sensation and Music Prodigy, Shaqaila Uelese

Front and Center: Viral YouTube Video Piano Sensation and Music Prodigy, Shaqaila Uelese

July 14th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Sound Designer, Educator and Syndicate 17 Owner, Chanel Summers

Front and Center: Sound Designer, Educator and Syndicate 17 Owner, Chanel Summers

July 7th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Playwright, Singer-Songwriter, Recording and Performing Artist, Lisa Sniderman 'Aoede'

Front and Center: Playwright, Singer-Songwriter, Recording and Performing Artist, Lisa Sniderman 'Aoede'

June 30th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Brooklyn Lutherie Founders, Chloe Swantner and Mamie Minch

Front and Center: Brooklyn Lutherie Founders, Chloe Swantner and Mamie Minch

June 23rd, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Multi-Instrumentalist Sisters Angela and Hannah Notsch

Front and Center: Multi-Instrumentalist Sisters Angela and Hannah Notsch

June 16th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Guitarist/Composer/Educator, Lisa Baker

Front and Center: Guitarist/Composer/Educator, Lisa Baker

June 9th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Hollywood Music Studios Owner, Elsa Caberte

Front and Center: Hollywood Music Studios Owner, Elsa Caberte

June 2nd, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Celebrity Voice and Performance Coach, Jeannie Deva

Front and Center: Celebrity Voice and Performance Coach, Jeannie Deva

May 27th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Professional Touring Bassist, Angeline Saris

Front and Center: Professional Touring Bassist, Angeline Saris

May 19th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Music Producer, Engineer, Writer, Programmer, Student, Rave On Studio Co-Owner and MEMa Studio Chair, Jenn Ashton

Front and Center: Music Producer, Engineer, Writer, Programmer, Student, Rave On Studio Co-Owner and MEMa Studio Chair, Jenn Ashton

May 12th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Gender Amplified Founder and Music Producer, Ebonie Smith

Front and Center: Gender Amplified Founder and Music Producer, Ebonie Smith

May 5th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Grammy-Award Winning Producer/Engineer, Trina Shoemaker

Front and Center: Grammy-Award Winning Producer/Engineer, Trina Shoemaker

April 28th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Watch Official Sizzle Reel for 'She Rocks The Planet! Profiles of Women in Music'

Watch Official Sizzle Reel for 'She Rocks The Planet! Profiles of Women in Music'

April 25th, 2014

The official sizzle reel of TV series She Rocks The Planet!™ Profiles of WiMN in Music has been un[...]

Front and Center: 10-Year-Old Singer and Internet Sensation Olivia Kay

Front and Center: 10-Year-Old Singer and Internet Sensation Olivia Kay

April 21st, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Bassist/Vocalist Nik West

Front and Center: Bassist/Vocalist Nik West

April 14th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Music Inc. Magazine Managing Editor, Katie Kailus

Front and Center: Music Inc. Magazine Managing Editor, Katie Kailus

April 7th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Tom Tom Magazine Publisher and Creator, Mindy Abovitz

Front and Center: Tom Tom Magazine Publisher and Creator, Mindy Abovitz

March 31st, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Seymour Duncan Art Director and Photographer, Andreina Diaz

Front and Center: Seymour Duncan Art Director and Photographer, Andreina Diaz

March 24th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Dr. Monika Herzig, Jazz Pianist, Author, Educator and Composer

Front and Center: Dr. Monika Herzig, Jazz Pianist, Author, Educator and Composer

March 17th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Fabi Reyna, She Shreds Magazine Founder and Editor

Front and Center: Fabi Reyna, She Shreds Magazine Founder and Editor

March 10th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Jen Lowe, Internationally Touring Musician and Founder of BoomBoom Percussion

Front and Center: Jen Lowe, Internationally Touring Musician and Founder of BoomBoom Percussion

March 3rd, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the m[...]

Front and Center: Hot Jam Media Founder, Suzanne Perry

Front and Center: Hot Jam Media Founder, Suzanne Perry

February 24th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Meghan Efland, Purchasing Manager at PRS Guitars

Front and Center: Meghan Efland, Purchasing Manager at PRS Guitars

February 17th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: SoundGirls.org Founders, Karrie Keyes and Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato

Front and Center: SoundGirls.org Founders, Karrie Keyes and Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato

February 10th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Live2Play Network Posts She Rocks Awards Video Recap

Live2Play Network Posts She Rocks Awards Video Recap

February 7th, 2014

If you're already having withdrawals from the 2014 She Rocks Awards (like we are), you can relive gr[...]

Front and Center: Valerie Sheehan, President and Chief Executive Officer, ToneRite Inc.

Front and Center: Valerie Sheehan, President and Chief Executive Officer, ToneRite Inc.

February 3rd, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center - She Rocks Awards: Experience Hendrix CEO, Janie Hendrix

Front and Center - She Rocks Awards: Experience Hendrix CEO, Janie Hendrix

January 27th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: Percussion Icon/Entertainer, Sheila E

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: Percussion Icon/Entertainer, Sheila E

January 20th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: Latin GRAMMY Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter, Gaby Moreno

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: Latin GRAMMY Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter, Gaby Moreno

January 17th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: Guitarist/Songwriter/Performer, Malina Moye

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: Guitarist/Songwriter/Performer, Malina Moye

January 15th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: President/CEO of West Music Co., Inc., Robin Walenta

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: President/CEO of West Music Co., Inc., Robin Walenta

January 13th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: The Command Sisters

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: The Command Sisters

January 8th, 2014

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: The Gretsch Company Executive Vice President and CFO, Dinah Gretsch

Front and Center – She Rocks Awards: The Gretsch Company Executive Vice President and CFO, Dinah Gretsch

January 6th, 2014

The WiMN's Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Sings Like Hell Concert Series Music Producer, Peggie Jones

Front and Center: Sings Like Hell Concert Series Music Producer, Peggie Jones

December 30th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the m[...]

Front and Center: Guitars in the Classroom Vice President, Anna Ress

Front and Center: Guitars in the Classroom Vice President, Anna Ress

December 23rd, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Director of Artist Relations and Events, Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Bev Fowler

Front and Center: Director of Artist Relations and Events, Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Bev Fowler

December 16th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: NARIP President, Tess Taylor

Front and Center: NARIP President, Tess Taylor

December 9th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Founder of Rising Force Records, Malmsteen Management and Medusa Cosmetics, April Malmsteen

Front and Center: Founder of Rising Force Records, Malmsteen Management and Medusa Cosmetics, April Malmsteen

December 2nd, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Musician, Author, and Women In Jazz South Florida Founder, Joan Cartwright

Front and Center: Musician, Author, and Women In Jazz South Florida Founder, Joan Cartwright

November 25th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Live Interview With Laura B. Whitmore – Thursday, November 21st

Live Interview With Laura B. Whitmore – Thursday, November 21st

November 20th, 2013

WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore will be interviewed tomorrow, Thursday, November 21st, on Musicwoma[...]

Janie L. Hendrix Talks She Rocks Awards With L.A.'s 95.5 KLOS

Janie L. Hendrix Talks She Rocks Awards With L.A.'s 95.5 KLOS

November 20th, 2013

Janie Hendrix, CEO of Hendrix Experience, younger sister of legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix, and [...]

Front and Center: Vice President and Controller, Inside Track O.E.M. Solutions, Doreen Daley Skopp

Front and Center: Vice President and Controller, Inside Track O.E.M. Solutions, Doreen Daley Skopp

November 18th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Vice President of The Lippin Group, Jeanne O'Keefe

Front and Center: Vice President of The Lippin Group, Jeanne O'Keefe

November 11th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the m[...]

Front and Center: Beacock Music Co-owner, Gayle Beacock

Front and Center: Beacock Music Co-owner, Gayle Beacock

November 4th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the m[...]

Front and Center: Drummer Shauney

Front and Center: Drummer Shauney "Baby" Recke

October 28th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the m[...]

Front and Center: Violinist, Music Instructor and Film Composer, Camila Arnold

Front and Center: Violinist, Music Instructor and Film Composer, Camila Arnold

October 21st, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Founder of Guitar It Up For Girls and Guitar Girl Magazine, Tara Low

Front and Center: Founder of Guitar It Up For Girls and Guitar Girl Magazine, Tara Low

October 14th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

Front and Center: Fingerstyle Teen Guitarist Gabriella Quevedo

Front and Center: Fingerstyle Teen Guitarist Gabriella Quevedo

October 7th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the m[...]

The WiMN Hosts Panel & Showcase at the 2013 CBGB Festival

The WiMN Hosts Panel & Showcase at the 2013 CBGB Festival

September 30th, 2013

The Women’s International Music Networks hosts events at CBGB Festival in NYC Panel and Showcase hi[...]

Front and Center: Bassist Divinity Roxx

Front and Center: Bassist Divinity Roxx

September 30th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the m[...]

Front and Center: Stringletter Publishing Marketing Manager, Claudia Campazzo

Front and Center: Stringletter Publishing Marketing Manager, Claudia Campazzo

September 23rd, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]

50 Awesome Things About the Women’s Music Summit via Guitar World

50 Awesome Things About the Women’s Music Summit via Guitar World

September 16th, 2013

WiMN founder and Guitar World columnist Laura Whitmore celebrated her 100th article milestone on Gui[...]

Front and Center: Songwriter/Composer, Wendie Colter

Front and Center: Songwriter/Composer, Wendie Colter

September 16th, 2013

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the mus[...]