Thanks to a residency program, one composer spends time with three high school choirs, creating new music, new singers, and audiences for the future.
American Choral Review 47.2
Research Memorandum Series No. 187
What should we do when a piece of music offends a whole group of people?
American Choral Review 47.1
Research Memorandum Series No. 186
People came from across the country to celebrate the farewell concert of the Dale Warland Singers. What can we learn from a chorus that achieves the pinnacle of aristic acclaim when it decides to close its doors after 31 years—what is the cost of excellence and when is it time to say goodbye?
With his finger still firmly affixed on contemporary music's pulse, Minimalist composer Steve Reich, at age 68, creates rich, rhythmic universes of hypnotic sound. Recently hailed by the Village Voice as "America's greatest living composer," the New York-born maverick's works cover the gamut—from his early taped speeches in 1965 to his and video artist Beryl Korot's 2002 digital video opera, Three Tales.
American Choral Review 46.2
Research Memorandum Series No. 185