November 18, 2020 – “Women and Youth in Classical Music: Tales from InConcert Sierra” is the focus of the November 21st ZOOM meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch. AAUW Members Barbara Drew and Robin Laverty-Reves, who also happen to be InConcert Sierra Board Members, will host the meeting, which is open to the public.

Young composer Eva Floyd with Barbara Drew, InConcert Sierra Board secretary and AAUW member

The November 21st meeting will feature interviews with Alison Skinner, recently appointed conductor of InConcert Sierra’s Master Chorale and Orchestra, as well as Ken and Julie Hardin, Artistic Director/SMC Music Director and Executive Director, respectively. A highlight will be hearing about InConcert Sierra’s Education and Outreach programs, including the “Composers Project with Mark Vance” and young female student composers sharing their compositions.

The meeting will begin at 10 AM on Saturday, November 21st, with attendees asked to log in to ZOOM between 9:30-9:55 AM. For information on attending the ZOOM meeting, go to the AAUW Nevada County Branch website,

AAUW membership is open to individuals with an associate, baccalaureate, or higher degree from a qualified educational institution. For individuals interested in participating in branch interest groups and other activities, but who have not had the opportunity to complete a degree, the Nevada County Branch offers “Friends of AAUW” membership. For more than 75 years, the AAUW Nevada County Branch has been striving to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. For more information: or call 530-470-9395.