Piano music depends on how you hit the keys; Organ music depends on how you let go of them.
Aidan Caron's wind ensemble work "Norwegian Portraits" is a raucous battle cry of a fanfare that elicits images of vikings and natural horn calls.
Reilly Spitzfaden's work Resonances is an interesting exploration of instrumental tone and gesture, a cat-and-mouse game of imitation.
We will be taking a brief detour from edgy music by exploring the world of modality, jazz, and levity.
Dale Osterman's piece Ouroboros depicts the serpent that devours its own tail. #analysis #contemporaryclassical
David T. Bridges's work This Fragmented Old Man fuses the energy of Elliott Carter, the rhythmic drive of Bela Bartok, and the harmonic fluidity of Igor Stravinsky to create an energetic, wild, slightly senile, and charming work based on the children's counting song "This Old Man"
Kyle Grimm's music spans the gamut of media and instrumentation. A double bassist and dance collaborator, he also has experience working with ensembles and other performers. This is evident in his work "Pitchforks and Crow's Feet". The score can be found here: Pitchforks and Crow's Feet for Flute, Cello, and Bass. This work relies heavily... Continue Reading →