Bellissima’s IWD 2024 Concert featured an award-winning female roster showcasing works of women in the arts


Singers Kimberly Jones, Janet Mensen-Reynolds, Alison Meuth, and Christine Steyer, joined by collaborative pianists Jennifer McCabe and Sarah Yoon-Mayer, were centerstage.

Special guests were poet Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg and singer Dayanara Fernandez. The concert was emceed by Ava Logan and set to a backdrop of images by artist Tamera Gagne.

Concert highlights included excerpts from Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes, soxngs by celebrated African-American composer Florence Price, and a new arrangement of The Rose by Elizabeth Doyle. Several works by female poets, librettists and composers were performed.

Concert Highlights (coming soon)

From left to right: artist Tamera Gagne, poet Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg, emcee Ava Logan, pianists Sarah Yoon-Mayer and Jennifer McCabe, singers Christine Steyer, Kimberly Jones, Alison Meuth and Janet Mensen Reynolds, and composer Elizabeth Doyle. Photo by Ivan Indrautama.