Ninth Festival of Women Composers

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Ninth Festival of Women Composers


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Celebrating Twenty Years Worldwide—March 17–20, 2010

Featuring: Deborah Kavasch – composer, soprano, and specialist in extended vocal techniques

Rosephanye Powell – choral composer, researcher, interpreter of African American spirituals

Hasu Patel – world-class artist performing the classical sitar music of India

Held on the IUP Campus in Cogswell Hall and in Gorell Recital Hall (in Sutton Hall). The Festival Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 20, at 5:30 in the Blue Room of Sutton Hall.

Registration Fee:  $75.00 per person

Student Fee:  $50.00 per student - list institution under "Comments"

IUP Faculty and IUP Students:  Free Registration

Banquet Fee:  March 20 - 5:30 p.m. - $35.00


A block of rooms has been reserved at the following hotels. Be sure to mention “Festival of Women Composers” when making your reservations so that you receive the conference rate.

Indiana Holiday Inn - $97.00 for a double room (2 persons / 2 double beds)
1395 Wayne Avenue
Indiana, PA 15701
Phone: 724-463-3561
Sales FAX: 724-463-3672 

Quality Inn & Suites - $99.99 per night for a double room (2 persons / 2 double beds)
1545 Wayne Avenue
Indiana, PA 15701
(724) 349-2620
(724) 349-9620


Pittsburgh International Airport

We suggest that you rent a car from the Pittsburgh airport to get to IUP; about a 1-1/2 hour drive. Driving directions are on the IUP website.

Contact Information

Music Department
Cogswell Hall, Room 103
422 South Eleventh Street
Indiana, PA 15705
724-357-1324 or
Date & Location

Date: 3/17/2010 to 3/20/2010
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
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