Reflecting on the architectural aspects of music
Dan Asia, Leonardo Balada, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cindy Cox, and Elliott Schwartz consider how spatial expression translates to recordings.
Brant describes the evolution of his career and his concept of musical space.
Last week, the San Francisco Opera announced that John Adams has been commissioned for a full-length opera called Doctor Atomic based on the life of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, developer of the atomic bomb.
Fifteen ASCAP scholarships, fellowships, residencies, and awards were granted to 19 composers and lyricists working in all genres of music at the Seventh Annual ASCAP Foundation Awards and Scholarships ceremony.
Mal Waldron News came from across the Atlantic that jazz pianist and composer Mal Waldron died on December 2, 2002, in a hospital in Brussels. Waldron had been diagnosed with cancer in September and died of related complications. Writing from Belgium, Hugo de Craen noted that despite Waldron’s illness, which had worsened, “Mal remained optimistic […]
Bob BergPhoto by Sarkis Boyadjian The music community mourns the loss of saxophonist Bob Berg who died in an automobile accident on December 5, 2002 on Long Island, NY. Due to poor driving conditions caused by a snowstorm, the car he was driving was struck by a cement truck and he died upon impact. He […]
ASCAP President and Chairman Marilyn Bergman hosted the event, describing the program as “a way of thanking all of those who enrich and educate us about this music.”
Michael Djupstrom wins first bi-annual ASCAP/CBDNA/Frederick Fennell Prize Competition for Young Composers of Concert Band Music.
The University of Texas at Austin School of Music unveils a Center for American Music.