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Purpose of This Guide
The vast majority of concert music performed today was composed by cisgender heterosexual males of European heritage. This guide provides resources for performers interested in broadening their repertoire beyond this demographic. All scores listed in this guide are in the collection of Parsons Music Library.
Composer Diversity Database
A database of music by composers other than straight, white, cisgender males, searchable by a wide variety of fields.
Institute for Composer Diversity
The Institute for Composer Diversity, at the State University of NY Fredonia, is committed to the celebration, education, and advocacy of music created by composers from historically underrepresented genders, racial, ethnic, and cultural heritages, and sexual orientations as well as disabled composers.
Composers Equity Project
A database of diverse composers, from Chamber Music America.