While the political arena has chosen to respond with aggressiveness and violence, a generation of composers has sought refuge in what they know best—their art.
The opening of Zankel Hall represents the completed restoration of Andrew Carnegie’s original vision, which was to have 3 stages in one great hall, a theme that was apparent throughout the event.
For the most recent round of fellowships (2003-2005) all 5 of the music/sound fellows are American-based composers. David Birchfield (New York/Arizona), Jason Freeman (New York), Chandrasekhar Ramakrishnan (Santa Barbara), Kristjan Varnik (Boston), and Jennifer Walshe (Chicago) will be spending some portion of the next two years in Stuttgart.
For the seventh time, the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) and the American Society for Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) have joined forces to commission new works for jazz ensemble, one by an established jazz composer and one by an emerging composer.
An interview with the author of Musical Landscapes In Color
A group of scholars, musicians, and composers gather for three days of papers, panel discussions, concerts, and socializing.
New York-based composer and singer Martha Sullivan was selected from over 150 applicants from 36 states to receive a commission for a 10-15 minute work to be performed by the Dale Warland Singers during their 2003-04 season, which will be their final season.
Meet The Composer, responding to a need in the world and recognizing composers’ thirst for experiences abroad, felt that the time was ripe to launch a program that supported a cross-cultural exchange of ideas.
Important changes at the Eastman School of Music, Wayne State, the American Symphony Orchestra League, Meet The Composer, Chamber Music Magazine, Jazz Alliance International, MATA, and more…
An interview with the author of The Musical World of Halim El-Dabh