Residential Architecture

What can we as composers and administrators do to help those performing organizations that have a true desire to continue to involve living composers, but are still green to it?

May The Force Be With You

I know that exciting new music performances happen around the country throughout the year, but April and May really do feel like a double contemporary American music month in New York City. But what can we do make a louder splash about new music among the general public?

Opening Up Pandora’s Box

The thought of having my special own radio station sounds fantastic, but the idea that my tastes can be defined by an algorithm based upon an absolute set of parameters does somewhat unsettle me.

Eight is Not Enough

Today we’re celebrating our eighth anniversary online, but it seems like we’ve still only scratched the surface.

A Sliver of Rehearsal Time Can Go a Long Way

I recently asked a chamber ensemble if it would be possible to take five minutes to read through one of my student’s pieces; instead of doing it behind closed doors, the group offered to do the reading as part of a public rehearsal/workshop.