Venture capitalist Kathryn Gould has agreed to contribute $375,000 to a revolutionary commissioning project
Tod Machover, the director of the M.I.T. Media Lab, and his team design a hi-tech, hands-on approach to how children listen to, perform, and compose music.
Honored with the 2003 ASCAP Rudolf Nissim Award, a Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a glowing review in The Washington Post
Awards are given three times a year and in this round, the first of 2003, $32,200 was granted to 24 composers from 12 states ranging in age from 29 to 79.
Pianist, singer, arranger, composer, and activist died of natural causes at her home in Carry-le-Rouet near Marseille in southern France.
Recognized for On the Transmigration of Souls, his New York Philharmonic-commissioned work to commemorate the events of September 11th.
A significant contributor to the development of computer music and a noted psychoanalyst, died March 30, 2003.
At a private reception held in their New York offices, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored 23 jazz composers—the eldest born in 1897 and the youngest born in 1987…
We are all familiar with those program or liner notes that are a step removed from generalized music theory and are about as stimulating to read as a legal brief or a software manual. When I was an adolescent and music was my heartthrob, I just didn’t get how something so sensuous could be intellectualized […]
Julia WerntzPhoto by Pandelis Karayorgis Because I write microtonal music and spend a lot of time with other people’s microtonal music, there is a lot to try to figure out—microtonality is still new, even over a hundred years after Julian Carrillo began experimenting with it. So in addition to composing, I’ve written a few articles […]