So you want to play in the Met Orchestra?

April 17th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

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You want to play in the Met Orchestra? Get out your fiddle and get to work!

Are American Orchestras Blatantly Ignoring American Music?

April 13th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

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Copland, Barber and Menotti (Victor Kraft/Library of Congress)

Check out this interesting article and podcast on the direction of American orchestral programming.

Is There a Quality Problem?

April 10th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

Marek Poliks is critical of new music composers and binary logic in music culture.

Artist Reaches Out to App Developers

March 27th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

 

Pianist Lang Lang is looking for an app that helps people learn more about classical music. If you are a developer, there is still time to make an entry! Maybe it could link to this blog?

 

Is Choral Music More Accessible?

March 17th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

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David Rutherford of Colorado Public Radio comments on instrumental composers and their struggle to capture audiences.

Sports Writer Talks Classical Music

March 12th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

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This blogger steps out of his comfort zone and talks about art.

 

What does it take to be one of the “greats”?

March 9th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

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As we reflect and celebrate the century old musician Maurice Ravel, I pose a few questions: What makes a composer great? What does it take for a composer to be remembered?

Eggs, Milk, Bread, Conerto…

February 6th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

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Can you commission music “by the bar?”

New York Philharmonic Archives ONLINE

February 6th, 2014  |  Published in Uncategorized

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The New York Philharmonic has puts its archives online!

 

21CM

October 11th, 2013  |  Published in Uncategorized

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Depauw University is on the bleeding edge of music education.

In this post from his blog, Greg Sandow discusses his involvement with the school and why these changes are so important for the future of new music and the musicians who will shape it.