A group of scholars, musicians, and composers gather for three days of papers, panel discussions, concerts, and socializing.
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 […]
“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 […]
Charles RufinoPhoto by Michael Vann Questions like this have kept me occupied for many a quiet hour since I entered this field. How did I wind up doing this wonderful work? What winding and curious path led me to my present life? What meaning does this work have in a larger sense? Recently, while carving […]
Robert MoogPhoto by John WarnerCourtesy Moog Music Building electronic musical instruments has simply been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember. As a child in elementary school, I loved to go down into my father’s basement workshop and build simple electronic devices with him. Some of these were what you might […]