Resonance: July 2020

Learning through the Ears: Reflections on Heard in Havana In 2014, President Barack Obama announced that his administration would begin the process of normalizing relations between the United States and […]

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Gene Angelo Nucal: Sound as Chemistry

When Gene Angelo Nucal was less than 5 years old, he stumbled upon the instruments that were readily available in his house; piano and strings, primarily. He felt immediately drawn to them and began to experiment. His parents, seeing this, decided they should get him lessons so he would know what he was doing.

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Helen Feng: In A Fluid Space

Helen Feng is a recipient of the 2020 NextNotes High School Music Creator Award Helen Feng has perfect pitch.  When she was very young, her parents encouraged her to take […]

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Rohan Srinivasan: In Curious Rhythms

Rohan Srinivasan is a recipient of the 2020 NextNotes High School Music Creator Award Rohan Srinivasan is a curious listener and is already an accomplished award winning composer as a […]

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Charlotte Weinstein: Searching for Balance in These Times

Charlotte Weinstein found an old cello her mother had and she also knew that her mother truly enjoyed the sound of the cello. So she started experimenting with it. It was rough going initially as she tried to figure out proper bowing technique. Eventually that love for experimentation grew into a love for improvisation and composition.

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ACF Accepts League’s Gold Baton Award

On Friday, June 12, CEO Vanessa Rose accepted the League of American Orchestras’ Gold Baton Award on behalf of ACF at their conference’s closing event (online). Read her acceptance speech […]

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Music Production 101

James Patrick from Slam Academy led this free intro to music production webinar, which walked participants through how to compose a piece of music within your digital audio workstation, focusing mostly […]

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Resonance: June 2020

Visualizing the Visceral: a conversation between multimedia visual artist Yuliya Lanina and composer/vocalist Bora Yoon. This dialogue was curated by SXSW to be presented as a panel on Experiential Storytelling. Unfortunately, SXSW was cancelled due to the Covid-19 Global Pandemic. However, we are able to offer it as part of our Resonance Series.

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Setting up a Podcast

Kyle King from Slam Academy led this free webinar with practical tips for anyone interested in launching a podcast. It focused on getting professional sounding podcasts with the smallest amount of […]

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Artist Management Webinar

Trudy Chan from Black Tea Music discusses various aspects of artist management—what to consider and what to expect when seeking a manager, the difference between a manager and a personal […]

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