SoundNotion is a weekly podcast focusing on the discussion of new music and current events in the art music world. Giving a voice to contemporary music, our panel comprises composers and performers who actively promote new compositions and approaches to performance. Join us each week as we discuss news in the professional orchestra world, art music’s influence today, recent compositions, commissions, and performances and much more. Subscribe using the links below and never miss an episode.

SoundNotion 227: Talk It Into Being

This week on SoundNotion, violinist, writer, singer, performer, and songwriter Ellen McSweeney joins the panel to discuss her new project, Artist’s Huddle. Also, Brooklyn Rider’s new cellist and the New York Phil says it’s pronounced “Yahp van ZVAY-den.”

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SoundNotion 226: Baller Tradition

This week on SoundNotion, Nadia Sirota joins the panel. We discuss her upcoming residency at Symphony Space, hosting Meet the Composer at WQXR, and baller traditions in the days of amplified viola.

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SoundNotion 225: Star Wars Holiday Special

Nerd Alert! We sit down with film music experts Bill Withem and Kevin Wilt to talk about the John Williams Star Wars music and how we as non-film composers relate.

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SoundNotion 224: Mario Tunnels From Iowa

This week on SoundNotion, three instigators behind the popular and informative #musochat phenomenon on Shaya Lyon, Megan Ihnen, and Griffin Candey join the panel. We discuss community (whatever that means) and the power of Twitter (whatever that means).

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SoundNotion 223: Devil Goats!

This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by Atlanta-based Chamber Cartel artistic director Caleb Herron. We discuss giving the audience credit (Xenakis street cred), how Chamber Cartel got its start, and how new music needs public transportation.

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