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SymphonyNOW has posted an excerpt from Mary Sue Welsh’s book about trailblazing harpist Edna Phillips, One Woman in a Hundred. Phillips was the first woman to hold a principal chair in any major American orchestra when she was chosen by … Continue reading

Mary Sue Welsh is a former executive director of the Bach Festival of Philadelphia, where she worked with its chair Edna Phillips.¬† She answered our questions about¬†her new University of Illinois Press book One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips … Continue reading