Greg Sandow Warwick, NY: When you read this, it’ll be around Labor Day, time for going back to school, for work, for the concert season, and for other urban pursuits. But I’m writing in the country, on an August night, the air thick with the buzz of insects. So I thought I’d say goodbye to […]
A bias against the word “critic”.
Ned Rorem, Carolyn Yarnell, David Rakowski, John Corigliano, James Wierzbicki, and John Zorn take on music critics. Plus a transcript of a 1989 Telluride Summit about Music Criticism.
CYO Music Director Liza Grossman and Associate Director Eric Berken at work Molly Sheridan: What sparked the founding of the CYO in 1995? Liza Grossman: I had been directing another youth orchestra, and in 1992, Bernard Rands came to Cleveland. He was going to be the featured speaker at a new music seminar that was […]
Across America, young music students are being fed a steady diet of the standard repertoire while learning the rudiments of the violin or the oboe. In many cases it’s not until their arrival at a conservatory or university that an opportunity to explore the work of living composers is even offered. Realizing this, Virginia Tidewater […]