25th International Festival of Women Composers

You are invited to our 25th International Festival of Women Composers this Saturday, March 27, 2021 webcast beginning at 1:30pm from the Martha-Ellen-Tye Hall at Iowa State University that Miriam Zach organized as Festival Founder/Creative Director.

This year’s annual international festival includes 500 years of music by 10 women composers from 6 countries, and 8 outstanding ISU Music Department violin, viola, voice, piano, and organ faculty and former and current ISU Music students of opera and organ.

Here is the program (click on this link or on the image below):

Musique de Noël

On Saturday, 5 December 2020 Miriam Zach performed christmas music in Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall in the Music Building at Iowa State University. The concert represented a journey through four-hundred years of organ music composed by French organists who were inspired by Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany. See the full program below (click to view or download):

 

Vive La France Performance

Miriam Zach and her Organ and Harpsichord Studio performed in Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall on 7 November 2020 at 1:30PM a program of French music across the centuries, from Louis-Claud Daquin’s 1735 Le coucou to 20th-century pieces by other French composers. Click on the link below to view the program.

Written in Britain and Ireland

On 5 October 2019 Dr. Zach presented Written in Britain and Ireland, a program that “explores 19th- and 20th-century compositions by English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh composers who were influenced by traditional songs, dances, people, and instruments of the British Isles and Ireland. See the program here or click on the image below.

Alachua Consort Concert in May

The Alachua Consort got together again this May to perform an ecletic program of pieces at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Gainesville, Florida. Annemieke Pronker-Coron (violin), John Netardus (oboe), and Miriam Zach (organ) performed pieces by Giovanni Paolo Cima, Carl Rosier, Georg Friedrich Händel, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Cécile Chaminade, Richard Rodney Bennett, Domenico Cimarosa, and Antoine Dornel.

The concert was supported by Michael Lynch and Samuel B. Trickey.

A Video of the concert is available on our YouTube channel…or below in the view frame…