SHOHOLA - From August 5 to August 15, Barryville Area Arts Association will be sponsoring “Women of Song,” an art exhibit that includes a discussion of the special challenges facing women composers.
The opening on Saturday, August 5 s from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Artists’ Market Community Center, 114 Richardson Avenue, Shohola.
Throughout much of history, women were expected to perform and teach music, but not create it.  

The "Women of Song" event includes a presentation of images tracing the history of women in music, a discussion of the special challenges facing women composers, complimentary refreshment, and a live performance by local singer/songwriters “Mef and Angela.”  

Running concurrently is an exhibit of local artists, Eloy Argueso, Isabelle Bajda, Jane Brennan, Rebecca Esposito, Mef Gannon, Debbie Gioello, Adrienne Markowitz, Stephanie McClure, Susan Miiller, Warren Pardi, Joseph Petrosi, Dixie Rich, Nick Roes, Kelly Ryan, Joan Standora and Elva Zingaro.

The “Women of Song” art exhibit runs now through August 15.