Women Innovators Vignette

Being a woman in the music industry has not always been easy. These women innovators have not only broken the glass ceiling but helped pave the way for others to follow. These ten influential women share what it was like for them as they were braking into the industry and how they have worked to inspire others:

Tish Ciravolo - Founder, Daisy Rock Guitars
Lita Ford - Guitarist, Songwriter
Rente Matthei - Publisher, Furore Verlag
Jacquelyn Dillon-Krass - Scherl & Roth, Director of Education
Patrice Rushen - Songwriter, Vocalist, Music Educator
Laurie Spiegel - Electronic Musical Instrument Composer
Suzanne Ciani - Composer, Musician, Product Engineer
Viola Smith - Drummer
Ethel K. Merker - Holton Company, Former Product Engineer
Jeanne Stiernberg - Co-Owner, Stiernberg Consulting


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