Athena Festival

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Athena Festival is a biennial event celebrating women in music.[1] The festival is sponsored by the Department of Music at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky.[2] The Athena festival strives to promote women composers and inspire young women with their musical aspirations [3]

In 2011, The Athena festival helped create the first all women 60x60 mix named after the festival. The 60x60 Athena Mix was curated and coordinated by Sabrina Peña Young.[4][5][6]

The theme of the 2013 Athena Festival is "Breaking Barriers—Finding Her Own Voice."

Featured Scholars and Composers[edit]


  1. ^ "Art Meets Activism Grants Go To Area Artists". WKMS. 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  2. ^ Festivals and Workshops. "Murray State University > Festivals and Workshops". Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  3. ^ "KFW Grant Recipients". Archived from the original on 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  4. ^ "60x60 Athena Mix". Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  5. ^ "American Music Center". Archived from the original on 2012-04-23. Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  6. ^ "Sabrina Pena Young News Article". Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  7. ^ "Judith Lang Zaimont". Retrieved 2012-09-14. 

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