The mission of the Women’s Sacred Music Project is to support, develop, and perform sacred music by, for, and about women at the highest standard of excellence. Our vision includes education, performance, composition, promotion, and spirituality, all focusing on women. The Project is an affiliate of the International Foundation Donne in Musica based in Rome.
Our Most Recent Event:
Friends and Supporters Gather for WSMP 10th Anniversary, click to read more!
Among the most famous musicians of early modern Lombardy were its cloistered nuns, despite the efforts of church officials to limit their musical lives. In Celestial sirens : nuns and their music in early modern Milan, Robert L. Kendrick (Oxford, 1996) details the cultural context, religious traditions, musical styles, and personal meaning of the… Click here to read more >
Working with the Standing Committee on Liturgy and Music of the Episcopal Church, the Project produced this hymnal supplement to celebrate the gifts of women. Voices Found: Women in the Church’s Song, was published in 2003 by Church Publishing, Inc.
While the Episcopal Church published this hymnal, it is designed for ecumenical use. Toward this end workshops have been presented in many different cities. Promotion of Voices Found is an ongoing project and we welcome requests for workshops or demonstrations by churches or related organizations of all denominations.
If you would like to know more about the mission of the Women’s Sacred Music Project and keep apprised of any upcoming events, please, fill out the form below.