Helen McCookerybook / Dr. Helen Reddington a musician in the British Punk movement to academic and teacher, to a solo musician, author, and filmmaker. Helen is an ambassador for telling women’s stories.
Ethnomusicology is the study of the social and societal sources of music and is heavily tied with anthropology and the study of folklore. Through this human-centric approach, researchers learn about the ‘why’ of music and how emotions are expressed in different communities.
Some of the most crucial and groundbreaking work has been done by women operating under the Classical umbrella. Seeing that the Recording Academy is pushing #WomenInTheMix and that March is Women’s History Month, the accomplishments of these producers should be loudly celebrated.