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Music teacher introduces fifth graders to mandolin

Fifth grade vocal music teacher Emily Roemmich at Jefferson Elementary introduced her students to a nontraditional school instrument - the mandolin. Using a Fender grant to purchase the mandolins, Roemmich said she wanted to provide her students with the...

Sia Releases ‘Snowman’ Off Her Upcoming Holiday Album

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_QGZspO4gg&feature=youtu.be Get into the Holiday spirit with the iconic singer-songwriter Sia and her new song, "Snowman," which will be a part of her upcoming Holiday album, Everyday is Christmas. The record is set to be released on November 17, 2017, and will...

Become a Contributing Writer for the WiMN

Interested in becoming a guest columnist or news contributor for the WiMN? Are you a passionate and seasoned musician seeking a platform to voice your thoughts on industry trends? Then read on! The WiMN is currently seeking passionate musicians and experienced...

Laynie Mitchell Discusses Importance of Early Childhood Music Education with NPR

By Pauline France Chad Lampe or Murray State University's NPR station in Kentucky recently interviewed Laynie Mitchell, a long-life musician and early childhood music education expert, about the importance of getting children started out in music early. Mitchell, who is also...

Godsmack Drummer Welcomes Fatima Brown, PMC’s “Roadie for the Day”

October 10 marked the conclusion to the Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) 2015 International Drum Month promotion with grand prize winner Fatima "Zohra" Brown meeting drummer extraordinaire Shannon Larkin of Godsmack at the Rock Allegiance Festival, in Chester, Penn. Contest winner Fatima "Zohra"...

2016 She Rocks Awards Performance Lineup Announced

The Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) is excited to announce the musical lineup for the 2016 She Rocks Awards, taking place Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel in Anaheim, Calif., during...

Pianist Simona Premazzi Releases New Album ‘The Lucid Dreamer’ on Inner Circle Music

Jazz pianist and composer Simona Premazzi released her third album The Lucid Dreamer through saxophonist Greg Osby’s Inner Circle Music label. The album showcases Premazzi’s versatility and understated elegance at the piano, and provides ample proof that she is one of...

ASCAP’s 5th Annual Women Behind the Music Series

The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is celebrating women in the music industry this month with their 5th Annual Women Behind the Music Series! The event kicked off in Hollywood earlier this month, headed to New...

Watch Video of Kittie’s Performance in Ontario

Video footage of Kittie's performance at the Spread The Metal festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Sept. 7 can be seen below. The all-female Canadian metal band's latest release is a best-of compilation album titled Not So… Safe, which dropped in...

The WiMN Visits Taylor Guitars

Earlier this year, the WiMN had the opportunity to visit the Taylor Guitars factory in El Cajon, Calif. Our experience there was nothing short of awesome. The facility offers free, guided tours to the public that kick off at TaylorWare store,...