Compromise and Conviction at the National Composers Intensive

wild Up in concert at the Regent Theater. Photo by: Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging

The National Composers Intensive, organized by the LA Philharmonic, invited ten collegiate composers to write for wild Up. While readings of student works are not uncommon in the new music world, the Intensive was unusual in that composers had multiple opportunities to hear and revise their works.

Beyond the Margins of Self

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How does a New York freelance musician survive with her soul intact? Violinist and yoga teacher Heidi Schaul-Yoder shares ancient teachings that go beyond the conventional wisdom of “staying tough.”

2015 Paul Revere Awards & Other MPA Annual Meeting Highlights

Table with 2015 Paul Revere Award nominated scores on display

Among the first-prize winners in these annual engraving awards presented by the Music Publishers Association were two of the final works of Elliott Carter (1908-2012) Composer Mohammed Fairouz also presented the MPA’s lifetime achievement award to Ralph Peer II of Peermusic.

2015 Composers Now Creative Residencies Announced

Superimposed photos of Peter Van Zandt Lane and Jin Hi Kim

Jin Hi Kim and Peter Van Zandt Lane have been awarded the second annual Composers Now Creative Residencies. Each artist will receives a week’s stay at the Pocantico Center, the conference and cultural center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in Tarrytown, New York, to work on a project of her/his choosing.

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