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CMA Awards Eighth Blackbird Inaugural Visionary Award

Chamber Music America has announced that its inaugural Visionary Award recipient is Eighth Blackbird, "an ensemble that has expanded the very definition …

On Scoring Luke Cage for Netflix & the Lack of Opportunities for Black Composers

Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge's score for Netflix’s Luke Cage series is earning applause in online conversation. But the two chatted …

New Music Loaded 2017 Big Ears Lineup Announced

Knoxville, Tennesse's Big Ears Festival has pulled back the curtain on its four-day lineup for 2017, which includes enough exciting (new) music …

Dorico Will be Available to Buy “Before the Winter Solstice”

According to Steinberg Media Technologies' Product Marketing Manager (and former Sibelius Senior Product Manager) Daniel Spreadbury, Steinberg's long anticipated music notation software …

Philip Glass Shares His Thoughts on the Digital Music Economy

Although most of today's music news has focused on its being the 80th birthday of minimalist pioneer Steve Reich, another minimalist pioneer--Philip …

Today's Composer Birthday

Gary Lucas

Born: Saturday, February 20, 1954 | NewMusicbox article

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