Primiani’s 14 Day Challenge

UPDATE: After the Left Coast Chamber Players fall 2012 premiere of Leanna Primiani’s Holy Order: Shaker Dances, the work won the West-Coast division of the Rapido!® A 14-Day Composition Contest. On January 21, 2013, the work was performed by the Atlanta Chamber Players in the concert finals and received the “Audience Favorite” Award.   If you […] Read more »

Galbraith’s Melodic and Nostalgic Side

Nancy Galbraith has enjoyed a long career at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Music in Pittsburgh, PA. This fall, she celebrates the school’s centennial with the premiere of her new piece Euphonic Blues. Galbraith-colleague Ronald Zollman conducts the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Orchestra in the work’s first performance on September 16. “[When I was working on] […] Read more »

DBR’s “Club Dance”: Music is a Living Art

Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) begins his 2012-13 season with a new project—“The Collide,” created in collaboration with North Carolina-native singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett. Sponsored by the North Carolina Arts Council’s Connecting Crossroads inNorth Carolina project, “The Collide” is a multi-partner commission that included a two-year residency dedicated to creating new works based on studying the uniqueness […] Read more »