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From modest beginnings as a student of music in the Bronx to the founding of one of New York City’s iconic performing arts organizations, Eve Queler ventured into the male-dominated world of orchestral conducting in the 1960s when there were few, if any, women in the field. She soon found herself invited to guest conduct orchestras and opera companies all over the world. With the Opera Orchestra of New York, she conducted over 100 highly praised, successful performances at the great Carnegie Hall to sold-out audiences and standing ovations. This is the story of her struggles and determination to enter the field, along with the accomplishments, support, and recognition she encountered along the way.