Charlie Morrow: Wearing Different Hats

Charlie Morrow in Bowler Hat

The variety of activities that Charlie Morrow has been involved in for more than half a century is staggering even by today’s standards, when the wearing of numerous hats is almost a pre-requisite for being successful as a composer.

Realizing Unrealized Projects

A performance happening outdoors in the middle of a forest with audience members standing and listening.

A lot of our most highly funded institutions and visible organizations are dominated by quickly aging visions of making music. This stretches from professional ensembles and orchestras to the academies and conservatories where future musicians are trained.

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.”

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