By Rebecca Epstein-Boley
It may be different where you all are, but where I am right now in Michigan, the air is beginning to cool down and leaves are just beginning to fall from the trees. It is the midway point of my academic semester and I’m beginning to need a mental break from all my work. There is only one reasonable response to these circumstances: movie night!
For anyone else who will be having a night in, I share this list of five films featuring influential women who play brass:
1. Everything but Oom-Pa-Pa (Original German: Kein Zickenfox)
This film tells the story of the Frauenblasorchester Berlin, the largest women’s wind band in the world. Discussing the women in the band’s personal lives as well as the music they perform, this documentary is an inspiring celebration of the power of women who come together to make music. Continue reading