Amplifying Voices Sara Studio

Amplifying Voices: International Women's Day 2024

New Music

FREE, tickets required

The University of Liverpool's Department of Music continue their dedication to International Women’s Day for the fourth year, this time with a spotlight on women in screen music. The 2024 event is in partnership with the Alliance for Women Film Composers.

This lunchtime concert will feature a series of short screenings with music composed by current students, alumni, and guest composers, together with live performances featuring the Upper Voices Choir.

Part of the Lunchtime Concert Series.

Interactive talk

The lunchtime concert will be followed by a free event open to everyone who attended the concert.

The afternoon session, following the lunchtime concert, is organised by the University of Liverpool music department in partnership with the Alliance for Women Film Composers [AWFC].

The panel will comprise of:

  • Amy Skjerseth (Lecturer in Audiovisual Media at the University of Liverpool)
  • Lola de la Mata (PhD student and composer at the University of Liverpool)
  • Helen Lyon (AWFC – composer)
  • Ghiya Rush (AWFC – composer)
  • Dora Kmezic (AWFC – Alumni of the University of Liverpool and now freelance orchestrator)

Topics for discussion will include opportunities for screen composers (especially outside of London), working practices and conditions, and support for women in the industry.

The panel discussion will conclude around 4pm to offer networking opportunities before the event finishes at 4.30pm.


This concert will last approximately 50 minutes.

This concert is not likely to be suitable for children under 5 due to the acoustics in the auditorium. Children under 10 are not permitted on balcony seats. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.