A History of Women Making Electronic Music

By Nina Richards and Zoe Blade

Session outcomes

  • Knowledge of the key innovations in sound synthesis.
  • Broad knowledge of women’s influence in the history of synthesis innovation, development and performance.
  • More detailed knowledge of key pioneers.
  • Ability to start investigating personal interests through knowledge of key online resources.


  • Lesson plan
  • Synth women.pdf Examples of women involved in making electronic music, consisting of:
    • Drawings and bullet-pointed lists of their main accomplishments
    • Briefly spanning several decades
    • Covering Daphne Oram through to Imogen Heap.
    • An emphasis on how you can do this too.

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