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This week on SoundNotion, we moderate a discussion on substitute musician pay equity in the Minnesota Orchestra between Roberts Levine and Drew McManus. Plus:The CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming and Björk’s new album leaked and released early.
- This week on SoundNotion, we moderate a discussion on pay equity for substitute musicians in the Minnesota Orchestra between Robert Levine and Drew McManus.
- Also this week, the CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming are announced. Festival of New Trumpet Music you say? Dave approves (he’s a trumpet nerd).
- Björk’s new album Vulnicura was leaked two months early, so she decided to go ahead and release it. Sam approves (he’s a Björk nerd). Go and buy it.
This week, the American Composers Forum’s Vice President of Programs, Craig Carnahan, discusses the ACF’s 40th anniversary celebrations and the National Composer Night Out.
- Craig Carnahan, Vice President of Programs at the American Composers Forum, joins the panel. It’s the ACF’s 40th Anniversary! (And there is a National Composer Night Out on May 14, 2015.)
- The Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute is back! Its 12th incarnation just took place and Craig tells us it was INCREDIBLE. Get ready for next year.
- Spring for Music is being reborn as Shift: A Festival of American Orchestras, taking place at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
This week on SoundNotion, composer/percussionist/educator Casey Cangelosi joins the panel to discuss composition, performance, and the power of movement. Plus:Net Neutrality, John Luther Adams awarded the William Schuman award and Bjork is in the studio.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer/percussionist/educator Casey Cangelosi joins the panel to discuss composition, performance, and the power of movement.
- The FCC is set to vote on Net Neutrality rules in February.
- John Luther Adams awarded the William Schuman Award. HEY PAL! Save some awards for the rest of us!
- Burbank CA luthier is being sued for breaking an $80,000 bow. In related news, anyone interested in selling beachfront property in Iowa, contact violinist Leonidas Kavakos.
- Happy Day! Björk is in the studio working on her first album since Biophilia.
- The music world says goodbye to, performer, bandleader and accordion evangelist Walter Kühr and clarinet bebop pioneer Buddy DeFranco.
This week on SoundNotion violinist/violist Miranda Cuckson joins the panel to discuss her new album Melting the Darkness with works by living composers plus one by gem by Xenakis. Plus, Allan Kozinn moves on to greener pastures and ArtsHacker.com is live.
- This week on SoundNotion violinist/violist Miranda Cuckson joins the panel to discuss her new album Melting the Darkness.
- The release features works by Georg Friedrich Haas, Oscar Bianchi, Christopher Burns, Alexander Sigman, Ileana Perez Velázquez, Robert Rowe and one gem by Iannis Xenakis.
- Artshacker.com is LIVE! Friend of the show Drew McManus has just the thing for arts management professionals out there.
- After a long and stellar career with the New York Times, the great Allan Kozinn leaves the paper of record.
- Alarm Will Sound has a great new project called Alarm System. They’ll spend the next year collaborating with Medeski, Martin and Wood and others while testing the boundaries between domains.
This week on SoundNotion, eighth blackbird pianist and musical Entrepreneur, Lisa Kaplan joins the panel to discuss the terror of life without the Internet, how to say ‘thank you’ and eighth blackbird’s mission to guide the next generation of performers.
- This week on SoundNotion, eighth blackbird pianist and musical Entrepreneur, Lisa Kaplan joins the panel to discuss the terror of life without the Internet, how to say ‘thank you’ and eighth blackbird’s mission to guide the next generation of performers.
- She also suggests we check out Ensemble 39. We plan on it.
- Wolfgang Rihm wins the 2015 Grawemeyer Award.
- The Grammy’s were announced. They still do classical music by the way.
- Friend of the show Ellen McSweeney has been recognized for her ‘pull no punches‘ NMBx articles with a 2014 Musical America 30: Profiles In Courage.
- Causing a microscopic stress fracture in the glass ceiling of the conducting world, first place prize in the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition goes to Elim Chan, the first ever female winner.
- Also, the Detroit Symphony named its first ever female assistant conductor. Michelle Merrill replaces Teddy Abrams
- And it looks like the fat lady might be waffling on whether or not to sing or not for City Opera.