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'IMAGIRO' #1

Full of beans finishing my new piece #IMAGIRO. A #panoramicscore! So excited and full of wonder how this is going work visually. Unfolding music and players through the concert space in a time-lapse rally. 11 more words

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Quail Song

Though I grew up in the Pacific Northwest (Seattle), I have lived nearly my entire adult life in the Desert Southwest (Phoenix), having moved here to play in the Phoenix Symphony at the age of 23. 618 more words

Composition

The Privatization of Music

Music has always been a social phenomenon. It has been essential in organizing groups of people to work, march, fight, or play together. Singing together strengthens the will and binds the faithful. 947 more words

Composition

Summer 2017

(Summer 2017 is the final presentation in this set of 12 podcasts)


John Holland

Keyboard Etudes for Computer-controlled Synthesizers  Nos. 1 – 24 (1989)

(enhanced 2012 version) … 75 more words

Current commissions

I’m beyond myself by excitement with the works I’m developing. Can’t wait to reveal. A delightful blend of graphic scores, visual art, concert space. A digital way of thinking applied to ancient use of paper and ink. 9 more words

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Philip Glass' tribute concert Cafe OTO July 3

I’m extremely honoured to be inviting you to following Philip Glass’ tribute concert. The programme is curated around 21st Ct Études which explore the idea of étude beyond technique and includes new works of mine. 244 more words

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Simon Hester, composer 

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music?

My Dad was a fine pianist as were both my two older brothers and my Mum was very involved in Amateur Theatre so music was always flowing around my home as I grew up. 821 more words

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