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The 2021 Festival The Year of the Festival Artist

This will be a live and in person gathering. Wintergreen Music is happy to announce that they are planning an exciting and safe 2021 Festival, designed to maximize your experience and maximize your safety. From July 7 through August 1, they will welcome musicians, students, and patrons in person (from the mountain top!) and virtually […]

Hal Leonard Supports the University of Michigan Choral Conducting Symposium

Redesigned for 2021, this choral conducting workshop will be an abbreviated version of the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) Choral Conducting Symposium. Students will participate in daily lessons with SMTD faculty, gain access to daily lessons specific to choral conducting, and gain an introduction to the SMTD Choral Conducting Program. […]

Jupiter String Quartet presented by Bowdoin International Music Festival on Livestream Concert

The Jupiter String Quartet (Nelson Lee and Meg Freivogel, violinists; Liz Freivogel, viola; and Daniel McDonough, cello) returns to the Bowdoin International Music Festival as a faculty ensemble, performing concerts on July 19 and August 2 in Studzinski Recital Hall. The Bowdoin International Music Festival is set to return to Brunswick this summer, gathering world-renowned […]

AACM in Conversation with The Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker

Virtual

AACM in Conversation with The Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker Moderated by Dameun Strange on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 3PM CT Join artist and AACM president Coco Elysses and New Renaissance Artist The Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker's discussion of the work Elizabeth has developed for AACM through our ACF l connect program. We'll learn about Elizabeth's inspiration […]

Oneonta Community Concert Band in a “Going Out”

Oneonta Community Concert Band plays in a “Going Out” event in Neahwa Park on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 6 PM CT | 7 PM ET The band will pay tribute to this year’s winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Music, Tania León (a BandQuest composer), by playing her original composition for band, “Alegre.” Address […]

Echoes in Life: Thomas Mesa

Cellist Thomas Mesa presents an emotional and timely recital celebrating an emergence from despair to joy. The program opens with Andrea Casarrubios’ SEVEN (2020), commissioned by Mesa and written as tribute to the essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by Elizabeth Start’s Echoes in Life (2015), a ruminative exploration of bi-culturality which combines Native […]

Scores: The Cone Institute Concert

Ludovic Morlot conducts the NJSO premieres of dynamic works by the composers of the NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, a multi-faceted program that promotes new music and emerging composers. The Institute composers will briefly share the inspiration behind their pieces in an evening at NJPAC that will show the vibrant future of orchestral music. […]

Yellow Barn Concert with Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate

Yellow Barn’s summer festival continues this week with a special focus on Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate (a ChoralQuest composer). This concert will include Tate’s cantata “Standing Bear: A Ponca Indian Cantata in Eight Tableaux” performed by baritone William Sharp, as well as a string quintet by Antonin Dvořák, who found inspiration in American Indian music […]

Recurring

Elizabeth Cree

Set in a bawdy Victorian music hall, Elizabeth Cree by Kevin Puts (a BandQuest composer and the Director of the MNOrch Composer Institute) is a psychological thriller in which an abused and impoverished woman finally finds a family in a troupe of misfit performers. The action moves with kaleidoscopic energy and wit as the pulitzer- prize […]

Pairing other Instruments with the Harp (Session 2 of The Composer’s Harp Cohort Masterclass Series)

What instruments pair well with the harp? How can composers best approach navigating the different timbral possibilities presented by the harp in chamber contexts? ​ Informed by both her experiences performing on the harp in small ensembles as well as her own compositional successes and learning moments, Amy Nam explores these questions with examples from […]

Recurring

Elizabeth Cree

Set in a bawdy Victorian music hall, Elizabeth Cree by Kevin Puts (a BandQuest composer and the Director of the MNOrch Composer Institute) is a psychological thriller in which an abused and impoverished woman finally finds a family in a troupe of misfit performers. The action moves with kaleidoscopic energy and wit as the pulitzer- prize […]

Dialogues: Malang Jobarteh

Malang Jobarteh is a master of the kora, a 21-stringed West African harp and instrument of choice for griots, storytellers who chronicle the history and traditions of West Africa. The program features original compositions, arrangements of Western classical pieces and traditional West African music in a boundary-defying recital that unifies these seemingly disparate musical traditions. […]