Keith Cerny, founder of the Hart Institute for Women Conductors at Dallas Opera, has published a sampling of the hopes, fears and prejudices he receives from candidates all over the world.
– In Europe as a woman, you very seldom get the chance to show your proper abilities and talents in conducting. (Germany)
– In the Czech Republic, has not been professionally involved any female conductor so far.
– I have only been subject to discrimination at two particular moments in my career, and this was more likely due to my pregnancies. (US)
– I was the only female conductor in my country for ten years.(Israel)