At the end of November, the Dallas Opera welcomed its first cohort of participants in the company's Institute for Women Conductors. This program, which receives support from the Mellon Foundation, was developed to expand the pool of talented candidates poised for leadership roles in opera companies.
Bill Zeeble, "First of Its Kind: An Institute for Female Opera Conductors," Art & Seek, December 3, 2015, http://artandseek.org/2015/12/03/first-of-its-kind-dallas-operas-institute-for-female-conductors/.
Keith Cerny, "Concerns from Women Conductors," Theater Jones, June 6, 2016, http://www.theaterjones.com/ntx/features/20160605102144/2016-06-05/Concerns-from-Women-Conductors
Deborah Fleck, "County by County: Dallas County briefs for Nov. 23," Dallas Morning News, November 23, 2015, http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/dallas/headlines/20151123-county-by-county-dallas-county-briefs-for-nov.-23.ece.
Norman Lebrecht, "$500,000 Grant for Women Conductors," SlippedDisc, November 18, 2015, http://slippedisc.com/2015/11/12-million-grant-for-women-conductors/.