The Friday Informer: Composer Paparazzi

Most of the professional lenses might be trained on Brangelina’s baby this week, but if new music had a tabloid, we bet our Page Six would look something like this:




At left, composers Carolyn Yarnell and Ron Levy tie the knot in Newport Beach.
Photo by Dan Becker.

And above, composer Richard Carrick weds Nomi Levy. Photo by Jillian Nelson.
  • The NYTimes has the “how we met” video, and it’s a tear-jerker.


  • Anthony Braxton’s Composition No. 19 for 100 Tubas opens this year’s Bang on a Can Marathon (featuring 10+ hours of this crazy music), and the photographers swarm.
    Photos by Lyn Liston.
  • More photos from the Bang on a Can fest here.


  • Norway natives Hurra Torpedo—the world’s leading kitchen appliance rock group—kick off their U.S. tour. Photo by L-P Lorentz.
  • There’s video, too.

  • Fast Food Music: Andrew Shapiro (far left) celebrates two years of performances at McDonald’s. Photo by Amy Pierce.

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