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Tag Archives: New Music USA
Sam and Dave are joined by old pal Tim Rosenberg to discuss the loss of Prince, Henry Threadgill’s Pulitzer-winning work, and recent news about the Met, Steinway’s showroom, and listener email.
- American Composers Forum’s 2016 Champions of New Music
- Alex Ross: James Levine’s Accomplishment at the Met
- Steinway’s Grand Design: A Modern Temple to the Piano
- Sasha Frere-Jones: Dorian Purple
- Ann Power: Listen To My Body Tonight: How Prince’s Transgressive Spirit Broke Boundaries
- Seth Colter Walls: Henry Threadgill on his Pulitzer prize win for music: ‘I just try to stay hopeful’
This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel with his new album “s_traits” available November 4, 2014. Also, Klinghoffer fervor can stop already, Maestro Levine bags number 2500, 12 new Music Alive grants, and remembering Stephen Paulus.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel. He collaborated with his Duke colleague Bill Seaman to create “s_traits” available November 4, 2014.
- The album is the product of custom software combining tracks drawn from a database of than 110 hours of audio.
- The release event will feature musicians from Wet Ink Ensemble improvising alongside Seaman’s bearings_traits audio software and programmed generative video.
- Maestro Levine takes the podium takes the podium for number 2500 with The Met.
- League of American Orchestras and New Music USA announce 12 new Music Alive grants pairing composers and orchestras.
- Klinghoffer premiered. Moving on…
- For the sax nerds: Author of the iconic Baker Street sax solo Raphael Ravenscroft dies at 60.
- Legendary theorist Allen Forte dies at 87.
- And the music world loses influential composer Stephen Paulus at 65.
This week on SoundNotion, pianist Benjamin Hochman fills us in on his March 10 Theme and Variations recital at SubCulture, featuring a new work by Tamar Muskal. PLUS: New Music USA grants, Sibelius 7.5 and “the absence of Met income in the fall…”
- This week on SoundNotion, pianist Benjamin Hochman fills us in on his March 10 Theme and Variations recital at SubCulture.
- The show will feature works by Knussen, Berio, Rzewski and a new work by Tamar Muskal.
- The first round of revamped and rebranded New Music USA grant awardees are announced. Find and track a project that interests you.
- Sibelius 7.5 drops.
- The Met looks to get a jump on spring season labor dispute training.
This week, the panel discusses the upcoming performance of Gruppen at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the success of New Music USA’s new grant system, the new Finale (2014), and how new music might take a note from Kanye West.
- The 2013 Musical America musician of the year awards include friend of the show Jeremy Denk, composer George Benjamin and ICE founder Claire Chase.
- The inaugural round of New Music USA‘s project grants are in and seem to be a huge success. They’re working to get the projects page up and ready for perusal.
- We discover that if you want a little Gruppen in your diet, the Park Avenue Armory isn’t the only game in town. The Worcester Polytechnic Institute stages Stockhausen’s massive work.
- Notation fanboys squeal with delight! MakeMusic releases Finale 2014 with some helpful new features.
- Nat Evans wonders on NewMusicBox if new music might take a note from Kanye West‘s massive multimedia stage show.
- Researcher Clifford Nass who studied how humans process the flood of electronic media in modern life, dies at 55.
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis joins the panel to discuss the woes of the Minnesota Orchestra, his recent resignation from the organization’s Composer Institute, some exciting upcoming commissions and the week’s news.
- This week on SoundNotion, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and mentor Aaron Jay Kernis joins the panel.
- We discuss his recent departure as Director of the Composer Institute at the Minnesota Orchestra and the future of the organization.
- Drew McManus has some intriguing thoughts on a study of the New World Symphony‘s recent seasons regarding concert lengths by the WolfBrown consulting firm.
- New Music USA‘s new grant guidelines have been released.
- YouTube plans its first annual YouTube Music Awards show, live in New York.
- Greg Sandow reveals his new partnership with the DePauw University School of Music. They’re revamping the curriculum for the new 21st Century Musician Initiative.