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Boulanger Initiative WoCo Festival

Violinist Laura Colgate is the co-founder of the Boulanger Initiative, whose mission is to promote women composers through performance, education and commissions.  Laura spoke to Classical WETA's Nicole Lacroix about their second annual WoCo Festival which takes place on Sunday, March 8th, International Women's Day.  Daytime activities take place at Big Bear Cafe from 10 am to 6 pm and include performances by District 5 and Jessica Krash, the Bergamot Quartet, Kirsten Lies-Warfield, Molly Joyce, Gemma Peacocke, and Inscape.  The evening event will take place at All Souls Church from 6:30 to 10, and will focus on Grammy Award Winning Third Coast Percussion performing the World premiere of JLin's "Perspective." For more information, please visit