I just wanted to draw attention to colleague and friend Lisa Bielawa’s new blog, which I think is a good example of the kinds of things composers should be doing more to stay in the public eye. Lisa won the American Academy’s Rome Prize this year and has taken the opportunity to write about some of her experiences in Italy and elsewhere. (more…)
I was asked to be the Composition Fellow for this year’s Chamber Music Conference and Composers’ Forum of the East in Bennington, Vermont this Jul. As the Composition Fellow, I will be working with composers Lisa Bielawa and Donald Crockett, take part in rehearsals, and première a new adaptation of one of my works, to be written for the conference participants.