OBITUARY: Arts Patron Rose “Red” Heller, 105

Rose Heller, a lifelong supporter of art and contemporary music and co-founder of the Picred Heller Foundation (with her husband Ernest “Pick” Heller d. 1998), died peacefully at her home in New York City on Saturday, July 19, 2003. She was 105 years old. Most people referred to Mrs. Heller as Red, but official records […]

The World of X and The New Science

“I dream of instruments obedient to my thought and which with their contribution of a whole new world of unsuspected sounds, will lend themselves to the exigencies of my inner rhythm.” – Edgard Varese I’ve never been an instrument builder, but trained as a percussionist, my first professional initiatives in new music, both as a […]