View from St. Petersburg: New American Music Goes To Russia

Lisa Bielawa [Ed note: Lisa Bielawa‘s The Right Weather, for piano and chamber orchestra, was premiered by the American Composers Orchestra and pianist Andrew Armstrong at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall on February 27, 2004. In January she visited St. Petersburg, Russia, to hear Armstrong perform a solo recital including a movement from The Right Weather—Wait, for […]

How has music influenced your artwork and if you listen to music in your studio as you work, what are you listening to and why? Rebeca Bollinger

Digital still from Fields (Home Depot), 2002 Courtesy of the artist and Gee’s Bend With my video works I am interested in the patterning and form that comes from chance associations, both analog and digital, through repetition and re-mixing, similarity and difference. I often work with image fragments and mix them into a new form. […]

View from the East: The Homemade Music Revolution

Greg Sandow If you go to Apple’s site for GarageBand, the company’s new and wildly hyped music software, you’d think you’d encountered a revolution. All of us—without even a speck of musical training—now can make our own music. Well, it’s been done before—check out Sonic Foundry’s ACID (well, now Sony Pictures’ ACID, now that Sony […]

Stephen Vitiello and Marina Rosenfeld

Monday, February 9, 2004 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the American Music Center Videotaped by Randy Nordschow Transcribed by Randy Nordschow and Frank J. Oteri © 2004 NewMusicBox Sound Artist vs. Composer Context The Look of a Musical Performance The Experiential Quality of Music Making Musical Concerns vs. Visual Concerns Audiences For several years, we’ve wanted to […]

News In Brief: 2/25/04

NWS Takes Auditions High Tech; ACF Launches Training Program for Native American Composers; ArtistShare Offers Marketing/Recording Alternatives; Academy of Arts and Letters Elects Beaser and Rands; 18th Annual Izzie Nominees; National Performing Arts Convention Online Registration Opened

Music Alive Round V Recipients

Meet The Composer and the American Symphony Orchestra League have announced the fifth round of MUSIC ALIVE—Composers and Orchestras Together. Nine American composers and orchestras have been selected to participate in residencies of two to three weeks in duration, beginning in fall 2004. Visit Meet The Composer’s website for composer bios and sound samples of […]