It’s been a good year for composition. It hasn’t been such a good year for blogging, so it’s time to highlight the best of 2012 and the opportunities coming in 2013. I’ll start in this post with 2012. Second Performances My biggest milestone this year was finally having pieces enter performers’ regular repertoire. I wrote “Icarus […]Continue readingMore Tag
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Some Things I’ve Read Recently . . .
. . . and why I’ve liked them. Articles about notation software, the European/American musical divide, and bell towers.Continue readingMore Tag
Diving into Brevard
Arrived on Thursday at the Brevard Music Festival, my retreat this summer for composing and hobnobing with other musicians. The festival includes more than 450 high school and college age musicians. It’s particularly great for composers because it has such a strong emphasis on performing your work. These details aside, I’m already feverishly at work […]Continue readingMore Tag