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This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by sound-artist/ improviser/composer/singer/guitarist/electronic-musician/educator Dafna Naphtali. We discuss coding, Wii controllers, invisible instruments, and programming humanness through (just the right amount of) randomness.
This week SoundNotion, we discuss the Grammys, some steps in the right direction for women composers, how the performance by YOLA at the Super Bowl disappointed the tux and tails crowd and say goodbye to some composing greats.
- Goodbye Steven Stucky. You are well loved.
- Congrats to the 2016 Grammy Award Winners
- Met to Stage Its First Opera by a Woman Since 1903.
- City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra appoints Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla as music director. You say her name like this.
- Classical music press was not impressed by YOLA in the halftime show.
- Buy this great female composer t-shit form Juice Vocal.
- RIP Leslie Bassett.
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.