From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall: Ethel Stark and the Montreal Women's Symphony Orchestra

Author: Maria Noriega Rachwal
Book: From Kitchen to Carnegie Hall: Ethel Stark and the Montreal Women's Symphony Orchestra

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This book details the inspiring true story about a determined group of ordinary women who wanted to a chance to play music at a time when women were excluded from symphony orchestras. Many of them had never set foot on the stage, played on old instruments needing repairs, and lugged their instruments from basements, to warehouses, to drafty lofts for rehearsals. The cynics sneered at them but despite the formidable challenges they faced in just seven months they were giving their first concert a…more

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