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Groundbreakers and Music Makers: The First Generation of Orchestral Women
Participants Jacqui Danilow, Laura Flax, Orin O'Brien, Deborah Siegel, Elizabeth Sackler

Three pioneering female classical musicians—Jacqui Danilow, bass player at the Metropolitan Opera for thirty years; Laura Flax, principal clarinetist at the New York City Opera since 1984; and Orin O'Brien, member of the New York Philharmonic since 1966—tell their stories and discuss the path of upcoming professional female musicians. Moderated by Deborah Siegel, author of Sisterhood, Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild. Introduction by Elizabeth Sackler.