The 8bb Controversy

(Current photo of 8bb) A few days ago, eighth blackbird announced their first-ever Composition Competition. (They seemed pretty excited...

Composer FAIL #1

Hello, folks. I mentioned in a previous post that composers should scrapbook their rejection letters to make them more aesthetically...

Updates

I updated a couple of projects on my website, if you're interested (or would rather do something else besides counterpoint homework)....

Cause for Concern?

Alex Ross posted in his blog yesterday about how Gen-Xers have yet to exhibit an upward spike in classical orchestra attendance. As a...

Boulez at Almost 85

Last Sunday I drove to Chicago to attend the "A Tribute to Boulez @85" concert. I purchased my tickets in December and had been waiting...

State of the Union

Here's something I found on Sequenza 21: Music for Multiple Basses and The President of the United States. Music for Multiple Basses, and...

The Hemp-Mote

Since I posted this on the (ccm)2 blog, I have been asked about these wiimotes covered in yarn. Well, while I was searching for a silly...

Launch of (ccm)2

The Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Center for Computer Music (ccm)2 now has a blog, so if you ever feel like geeking-out...

Meanwhile

Chamber Music Cincinnati presented eighth blackbird in concert, featuring the works of Missy Mazzoli, George Perle, Thomas Adès, Stephen...

29 is under 30

[Mmmm...Take the Cake cupcakes..] Today's my birthday. I'm 29. Big deal? Eh, not really, but I have one year until I'm 30. Surprisingly,...

The New Year (2010)

Well, 2009 - it's over. I kind of see it as a decent year. I think the highlight of my year was my completing the Buffalo Wild Wings...