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Tag Archives: new york philharmonic
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, composer, fiddler and hacker Dan Trueman joins us to talk about his new project for prepared digital piano (you heard that right). Nostalgic Synchronic is a set of etudes for the instrument available now on New Amsterdam Records.
- Dan Trueman joins the panel.
- Learn about the prepared digital piano and download the software for yourself.
- ChucK – the music programming application that powers the piece
- Kadenze has a great online course about ChucK (and lots of other stuff!)
- Buy Dan Trueman’s new album Nostalgic Synchronic out now on New Amsterdam Records.
- And pick up Mikroetudes, the companion set of sheet music for the instrument by various composers.
- The NY Philharmonic gets a big donation to start the season.
- Happy Birthday to everyone.
The New York Philharmonic is looking for a new music director, the Grammys are in, the American Composers Forum announces its 2015 _Champrions of New Music_ awards, and the Minnesota Orchestra is going to Cuba (via Germany for some reason).
This week: NEA gets a raise, Alan Gilbert announces his plans to step down, MMW jams with AWS, US Copyright Office suggests big changes to music licensing, and more.
- NEA – Might get a 2 million dollar raise.
- Alan Gilbert – Stepping down in 2017. #nowhiring
- MMW with AWS – Alarm System ensues.
- American Composers Forum – 2015 National Composition Contest winners.
- US Copyright Office – 245 pages of suggestions on music licensing.