The free Discovery Concert Series at the Rancho Bernardo Branch Library presents Women Composers Then and Now at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9. The program will include Three Romances for Violin and Piano by Clara Schumann, composed in 1853, and will be performed by Wendy Loeb (violinist) and Fontaine Laing (pianist). Joan Sweet (harpist) will perform two pieces for harp, composed by Kim Robertson and Monica Stadler. Plus, Dr. Madelyn Byrne, professor at Palomar College and composer of many works, will present a demonstration of her compositions.

The Discovery series of concerts at the library serves to educate the public about various music forms and to expand the opportunity for local musicians to perform and provide insights to their music. There is no charge for this performance and all ages are welcome. The concert will be in the second floor community room at the library. Learn more at