Last September, they began as a freshman seminar in computer music; in May, they took the stage as the Princeton Laptop Orchestra.
For the third annual Syracuse International Film and Video Festival, the Syracuse Society for new Music brought the music of the movies to the foreground with live performances played to background film clips.
IAWM announces the winners of the Search for New Music Competition: Chihchun Chi-sun Lee, Maria A. Niederberger, Pui-shan Cheung, Joanne Cannon, Jing Wang, Ingrid Stolzel, Erin Gee, and Becky Lipsitz.
Though we may not have fared so well in the 2006 Winter Olympics, Americans made up nearly half of the nominated composers from the 2006 Gaudeamus Prize.
OPERA America and Opera.ca recently announced financial support totaling $241,000 for the development of 14 new opera and music theater projects in the United States and Canada.
Recipients of the 2005/2006 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Awards were named on February 1, 2006. The ASCAP Foundation, which supports American music creators, established this award in 2002 for gifted young composers in the United States to encourage their future development.