composer FAIL #90

Thanks to my friend Hajnal Pivnick, these dudes (as part of the Face the Music) had two coachings with Kronos Quartet and two...

rip steven stucky

Honestly, I never thought I'd be writing this blog post anytime soon, and I'm sure I can honestly say all of us are in shock to hear that...

composer FAIL #87

Originally I had a goal of posting a blog post once a week per semester. (I want to bring the blog back!) And I still have lots to write...

midwest clinic 2015

I don't have very many photos from this year's Midwest Clinic 2015 trip (although I suppose I do have this gem) nor do I have much to...

composer FAIL #86

This rejection has been sitting in my inbox for about a month (unlike the others that have been sitting in Blogger Draft Limbo), and I'm...

composer FAIL #85

Thanks to composer Evan Williams, I now have a picture of a bonfire on my blog. Truthfully, you'd expect to see more of these around...

composer FAIL #84

Oh yes, I still receive them. And I will keep receiving them in my inbox as long as I live. (Unless, of course, I start receiving...

a puppet psa

Cameron Garrity with his creations. © 2014 Richard Termine Hello blog, my good, trusted, now six-year-old friend. I know it has been...

composer FAIL #83

The past few weeks I've either been opera planning, lesson planning, or reducing Copland (more on that in a future post because it...

composer FAIL #82

So I have this dilemma. There is a composition competition that is due today, and I am tempted to enter it, but alas, they sent me a...

some summer projects

I thought I'd break up the rejection pile a bit with a random post that involves puppets, opera, and maybe a puppet opera. And some deep...

composer FAIL #81

I'd like to tell you all that Lindsay Cat is sleeping on a Very Important Document, you know, something to do with casting a NANOWorks...