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Underrepresented Voices in Music

A guide to resources about equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and activism and music.

Getting Started

Suggestions to help guide you in your UCLA Library searches. 

Library Subject Headings: This is not an exhaustive list of subject headings and is meant to provide examples of search terms.

Music by women composers Feminist music
Women musicians Women -- Songs and music

Resources Licensed for UCLA

Articles and Journals

 Licensed for UCLA

Women & Music — ProQuest

Journal of Women and Gender in Higher Education — Taylor & Francis 

Freely Available

Selected E-books and Dissertations Licensed for UCLA

Organizations and Festivals

Resources Freely Available

Resources for Musicians and Composers

Find Women Composers

These websites are dedicated to women composers or contain lists of composers.

Find Works by Women Composers

Find Women Performers and Ensembles

These websites are dedicated to women performance groups or contain lists of women musicians.

Audio and Video - Freely Available