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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).
La musica de Gabriela Lena Frank es una musica mestiza.
Gabriela Lena Frank’s compositions are a unique musical response to mestizaje, a state in which cultures can co-exist without one subjugating another.
Alvin Singleton’s voracious appetite for all kinds of music is a starting place for understanding his own musical creations.
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.
Lois V Vierk’s extensive use of slides is a personal musical response to a reality of nature.
Tan Dun has found a way to simultaneously be an experimenter and a populist.
David Rakowski combines hardcore intellectual rigor with unabashed humor and, at times, pure silliness.
Freedom guides how Ornette Coleman has been making his music for over a half a century, and it’s also how he leads his life.
If ever there was a spokesperson who could clearly describe what this field is to folks who are not a part of it and get them excited to learn more about it, it’s Jennifer Higdon.