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CME Bangs on a Can

By Madison Warren

Thirty years ago we started dreaming of the world we wanted to live in. It would be a kind of utopia for music: all the boundaries between composers would come down, all the boundaries between genres would come down, all the boundaries between musicians and audience would come down. 1,153 more words

Tim Weiss

The State of the Art...In Schools

Symphony for a Broken Orchestra teaser from Temple Contemporary on Vimeo.

A Symphony for a Broken Orchestra aims to fix the crisis of our nation’s ill-fated funding for the arts in public schools…One instrument at a time. 714 more words

Art Education

David Lang: "Forced March"

Cantaloupe Music released the Crash Ensemble’s recording of “Forced March” as a digital download on New Year’s Day. Sadly, in the intervening six weeks, David Lang’s… 7 more words


On being hit in the head (for David Lang)

…‘heh…hello…hello heyloo-oo-oo…Mr Lang, can you hear me?’

‘Just nod…that’s it. I thought you’d want to know where you stand.’

‘You’re on the ground, your eyelids are fluttering and your breathing is shallow. 1,505 more words

Bang on a Can Marathon moving to Brooklyn with promise of 'politics, resistance and love'

Bang on a Can, the premiere purveyor of New Music in New York City, is rebooting its iconic Marathon concert with a move to Brooklyn in May, after a year off. 578 more words


Peter Dijkstra: 'Glass was as groundbreaking as Harnoncourt'

Philip Glass (1937) is popular around the world and has a big following in the Netherlands, too. His 80th birthday is celebrated by many organisations and ensembles. 198 more words