Maybe this is a big mistake. I got this crazy idea to map out and share my creative process in real time while writing a new composition for piano. 368 more words
Tags » Contemporary Classical
My last post opened with the acknowledgment of the silly and paradoxical relationship between doing stuff worth sharing and the ability to actually share it. If nothing else, the time between then and now (over three months!) has been an excellent demonstration of this fact: A LOT has happened, but I’ve hardly had a moment to say a word about it. 233 more words
The Austin New Music Co-Op and composer Travis Weller collaborated once again to present a unique performance of “Symmetrographia” September 28th as part of the Blanton Museum’s Soundspace program, featuring ten musicians playing violin, viola, cello, contrabass, and custom built instruments Weller has constructed himself in recent years. 908 more words
Guitarist Jonny Greenwood is almost as well known for his contemporary classical compositions and film scores as he is for his work in Radiohead (almost). Last month, he once again put that classical side of himself on displayed as he performed with the London Contemporary Orchestra at Manchester’s Albert Hall. 74 more words
Here is a link to a review I wrote for the Oregon Arts Watch. My friend Brett Campbell is an editor on staff and asked me to review Project Trio’s workshop and performance a week back at the Shedd Institute in Eugene.