400% increase in works performed by women and minoritiesNews
A report by the US Institute for Composer Diversity shows a huge increase over six years of works by underperformed sectors.
Specifically, works by women composers and composers of color (living and deceased) rose by 400%, increasing overall from 4.5% in 2015 to 22.5% in 2022.
Works by women composers of color increased by 1425%, from 0.4% in 2015 to 6.1% in 2022.
Works by living women composers of color increased by 1050%, from 0.4% in 2015 to 4.6% in 2022.
Full report here.