Articles by Frank Oteri
Frank J. Oteri, New Music USA's Composer Advocate and the Senior Editor of NewMusicBox, is an outspoken crusader for new music and the breaking down of barriers between genres. Frank’s own musical compositions reconcile structural concepts from minimalism and serialism and frequently explore microtonality.
This morning, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Inc. announced the Final Nominations List for the 45th Annual Grammy® Awards. However, the music of contemporary American composers is, as usual, largely under-represented.
CRI represents a catalog of well-over 900 recordings of music by nearly 500 American composers.
Brant describes the evolution of his career and his concept of musical space.
Pondering the feasibility of comprehensive inclusion and The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
A visit with American music scholar and co-editor of The New Grove Dictionary of American Music.
A chat with the expatriate composer about music beyond boundaries, geographical and otherwise.
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O.K. True confession time. I was born in Miami, but I’ve spent almost my whole life in New York City and have therefore always thought of myself as a “native” …
A group of North American music critics spar with composers on the best approach to covering premieres of new music at the 2002 Music Critics Association conference in Santa Fe NM.
A bias against the word “critic”.
Frank J. OteriPhoto by Melissa Richard
All my life I have had a love-hate relationship with music notation. Of all the art forms (from sculpture to literature to dance), music is the only one that …