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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Loose Symphony


Next week I return to Tempe, where two years ago the brilliant Gary Hill hosted me in a residency featuring the amazing Liz Buck playing my Concertino with the Arizona State University Chamber Players and Gary conducting Avenue X with the ASU Wind Symphony. This time I work with my friend, the brilliant Stuart Sims, [...]

iPod Thursday


If next week this happens again, we’ll call it a weekly feature. Otherwise, it’s just a random day in which I’ll mention the podcast that is so flipping cool I’ve been listening to it at any conceivable moment I can stick earbuds in my head: A History of the World in 100 Objects. BBC Radio [...]

Frank v. Met


A close friend (who I know reads this notebook) recently suggested that I might perhaps consider updating these pages a bit more than I do. That maybe, just maybe, I’m thinking a little bit too much about this, and that current, if not perfect, content trumps extended essays. And that perhaps everyone might find the [...]

news 1/13/10


De Profundis premiered brilliantly at the 2010 Central Oklahoma Band Directors Honor Band Festival last weekend at the University of Oklahoma, under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Gershman (audio now online). And The Vinyl Six is now available on CD or internet download, on The Avian Orchestra‘s new release, Fantastic Music for a Fabulous Time!

news 1/6/10


Tonight at The Cell on W. 23rd St., The Avian Orchestra performs The Vinyl Six on the final concert of their Fantastic Music for a Fabulous Time tour.