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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.”
- Ellen McSweeney
- Artist’s Huddle
- Artist’s Huddle podcast
- Artist’s Huddle blog
- Jaap van Zweden (pronounced “Yahp van ZVAY-den”) named music director for the New York Philharmonic.
- Gustavo Dudamel and Youth Orchestra LA to perform at Super Bowl 50 halftime show.
- Brooklyn Rider‘s new cellist is Michael Nicolas.
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.
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.
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).
- @Musochat instigators Shaya Lyon, Megan Ihnen, and Griffin Candey are here.
- Join the #musochat conversation or apply to be a host.
- New to the New Music scene? Get the lay of the land.
- Some minor changes at IMSLP (just pay the money and shut up).
- Remembering Kurt Masur. Some less fondly.
- RIP Natalie Cole and John Duffy.
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.