For twenty years, the Women’s Sacred Music Project has been advancing women’s achievements in sacred music by:

Discovering a broad range of sacred music by women, much of it unpublished.

Publishing women’s sacred music in Voice Found & Leaders Guide to Voices Found.

Commissioning work by women addressing themes of women in Sacred Scriptures.

Presenting concerts of sacred music by women of various religious traditions.

Educating individuals and communities in the rich resources of women’s sacred music.


Commissioned anthem “The Song of Hannah”

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the publication of Voices Found, we are pleased to announce the premiere of an anthem newly commissioned by the Women’s Sacred Music Project. Philadelphia-based composer Andrea Clearfield has written The Song of Hannah, a choral setting of the Biblical passage from 1 Samuel chapter 2, in which Hannah praises …

Commission: “Mothers of Moses”

Thursday, October 6, 2016 Commissioned by WSMP, the premiere of a new chamber composition “Mothers of Moses” was presented at Rosemont College. Music by Rene Orth, libretto by Ellen Frankel,  Set for three singers and two instruments, the performance featured students of the  Curtis Institute led by the composer.  An interfaith symposium with panelists commenting …