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MEDIA ALERT: Three women to discuss working in the music industry at RMSC Wednesday, March 13

    RMSC’s Science on the Edge lecture series continues with Record Archive’s Alayna Alderman, WXXI’s Julia Figueras, and soprano Kearstin Piper Brown



    The Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) Richard C. Shultz Science on the Edge lecture series provides insight into a broad array of topics, and provides an after-hours opportunity to explore the Museum’s three floors filled with 200 hands-on exhibits.

     Music Making Way for Women: Navigating the Male Dominated Music Industry with Alayna Alderman, Julia Figueras, and Kearstin Piper Brown

    Three women discuss their journey through the male dominated music industry. Alayna Alderman, co-owner of Record Archive, will discuss navigating music retail and business; Julia Figueras will talk about being a woman in media and radio; and soprano Kearstin Piper Brown will speak to her experiences juggling a career as a world–renowned touring opera singer and motherhood.  



    Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 7:30 p.m.; Science Museum opens at 5:30 p.m.



    Rochester Museum & Science Museum, 657 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14607; lecture takes place in the Bausch Auditorium; Science Museum open to attendees prior to lecture



    Tickets to the Richard C. Shultz Science on the Edge lecture series are $10 for the general public; $8 for RMSC members; $6 for students through grade 12 and college students with ID; $5 for students who are RMSC members; and $2 for RMSC employees, docents, volunteers, and members of the Rochester Engineering Society. Seating is limited; pre-registration is encouraged at or by calling 585.697.1942.



    For additional information, contact Mare Millow, Marketing Communications Manager, RMSC, 585.697.1944,


    Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past and present, including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.