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CWO encourages you to visit these sites:

Association of California Symphony Orchestras

front_header3Founded in 1969 at Asilomar as a means of sharing information and resources for California orchestras, ACSO is the largest state orchestra association in the U.S.  Over the past 40 years, ACSO membership has grown to include over 400 individuals and organizations from California and other states. Its 25-member Board of Directors is representative of organizations with different budget sizes, from different geographic areas, and consists of trustees, music directors, musicians, volunteers and staff. ACSO membership is open to orchestras, choruses and classical music presenters of all sizes, symphony leagues and guilds, youth orchestras, festivals, artists managements, businesses, and individuals associated with orchestras or wishing to access our services.

Betty’s List

2LOGOTHISONE-BettysListLogo Betty’s List makes it easy to find out about important events, services and products for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community of the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

CWO on Wikipedia

Help to keep CWO’s history up to date and alive – contribute to the CWO Wikipedia entry.

Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy

CWO was originally an adjunct to The Women’s Philharmonic. Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 in order to:

  • Recognize the achievement of The Women’s Philharmonic (1980-2004) over their 24 years of activity.
  • Build on this work by advocating for the performance of women composers by orchestras and ensembles.
  • Address the place of women composers (historic and contemporary) in today’s repertoire of orchestras and ensembles in the US and internationally.
  • Present information that highlights the shortage of programming of works by women; the heritage of TWP emphasizes that this should and can be corrected.

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