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Aspiring Teen Composers Chosen for Luna Composition Lab

Kaufman Music Center and Luna Lab founders Missy Mazzoli and Ellen Reid have announced the 2016-17 Luna Composition Lab Fellows. The aspiring …

On Demand: Paul Moravec’s “The Shining” on MPR

In cooperation with the Minnesota Opera, Classical Minnesota Public Radio is now offering on-demand streaming of the complete audio from Paul Moravec's …


Glass reflects on life, music, and cab driving

Philip Glass, whose memoir Words Without Music won the 2016 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize, joined Tribune arts critic Howard Reich for an …

Steve Reich at 80: a Cambridge chat

Justin Lee, the director of the Cambridge Music Festival, sat down for a chat with Steve Reich while the composer is on …

Today's Composer Birthday

Edward Diemente

Born: Friday, February 27, 1925 Cranston, Rhode Island

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