This episode features composer and performer Emily Koh. We listen to b(locked.orders) for soprano saxophone, electronics, and video: Michiko Saiki (video) and Noa Even (saxophone). Emily and I talk about voice, identity, and the business of composing.
This episode features composer Adam Kennaugh. We listen to the Bowling Green Saxophone quartet perform "Haumea." Adam and I talk about opportunities, funding creativity, and collaboration between composers and performers.
"This episode features vocalist and new music superstar Stephanie Lamprea. We listen to her performance of "Love's Witness" by composer Addie Camsuzou. Stephanie and I talk about New Music, the "classical" voice, and true collaboration between composers and performers.
This episode features award winning composer Christopher Stark. We listen to his work "The Language of Landscapes" for cello, percussion, and electronics. commissioned by Chamber Music America for the duo New Morse Code (Hannah Collins and Michael Compitello).
This episode on "The Process" I talk with I talk with Bo Konigsmark, Jillian Carelli, and Rose Hegele of the "Into The Light" ensemble. We listen to their debut EP. We talk collaboration, finding inspiration, and the stereo type of the "starving Artist."
This episode on "The Process" I talk with Cassie Wieland. We listen to "HYMN" (solo piano/ electronics) written for and performed by Vicky Chow as part of the Roulette/Jerome Foundation commission 2020. We talk about collaborating with musicians and the line in/around/between "getting paid" and "getting creative."
This episode on "The Process" I talk with Robert McClure. We listen to Flora (2020) for alto and tenor saxophones. Written for and recorded by the Decho Ensemble. We talk about our favorite stage of the creative process and "picking yourself back up," when facing adversity.
This episode on "The Process" I talk with Forbes Graham. We listen to “Crossing” for String Quartet performed by The Overlook - String Quartet. We talk about starting with form in the creative process and sovereignty over ones creative work.
This episode on "The Process" I talk with Boston-based composer Stefanie Lubkowski. We listen to "Right now, in a second" for bass clarinet, 5-octave marimba, and snare drum commissioned by Transient Canvas and recorded in 2019 for their 3rd album. Stefanie and I talk sonic relationships, silence, and horror films.