See Me, Hear Me: A/V Circa 2008
NewMusicBox celebrates its 9th anniversary with a bi-coastal exploration of audio/visual work, featuring talks with Scott Arford, Betsey Biggs, R. Luke DuBois, and the duo LoVid (Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus).
Whether it’s the grandiose sweep of a Chopin etude or a defiant new piece by a little-known young composer, Jenny Lin dedicates every ounce of her musical prowess to deliver knock-‘em-dead performances.
Gabriela Lena Frank’s compositions are a unique musical response to mestizaje, a state in which cultures can co-exist without one subjugating another.
La musica de Gabriela Lena Frank es una musica mestiza.
Alex Mincek’s melting pot mentality creates something very American, but also distinctly individual.
Alvin Singleton’s voracious appetite for all kinds of music is a starting place for understanding his own musical creations.
As a child growing up on an Alabama agricultural station, composer Elizabeth Brown may not have been able to envision a future life in music for herself, but she could already hear it playing in her head.
Is Sxip Shirey an overly serious novelty composer or an underly serious experimental musician? Either way, he’s completely committed to creating music that carries a sense of wonder and awe into the ears of his audiences.
Just as we ate before microwaves and were polite before cell phones, there are those who remember made-at-home computer music before Apple invented it.
Lois V Vierk’s extensive use of slides is a personal musical response to a reality of nature.