composer WINs #8 & 9

I will be in Philadelphia this week attending Opera America's "Creative Resurgence" Opera Conference, thanks to the Presser Foundation....

IWBC 2012

For this road trip I'm attending the 2012 International Women's Brass Conference: Genevieve Clarkson is performing the tuba version of...

composer FAIL #52

If you can believe it, there is a backlog of composer FAILS (and one composer WIN). I'm so behind. While I catch up, you could check out...

bakersfield edition

The last month or so was a bit crazy since I was studying for my major exams and wishing I had not scheduled them around the same time as...

hi, i'm mike waszowski

Good news: I was mentioned in Ugly Duckling Presse's Emergency INDEX 2011! André Alves's and my collaboration (entitled "Silence It Is")...

model composition

As a young composer, were you forced to write in a certain style? Were you not allowed to write your own music first, but rather you were...

composer WIN #7

So, remember how I mentioned on one of my composer FAIL posts that I was offered an exciting funded opportunity this summer and I wasn't...

composer FAIL #50

The fiftieth composer FAIL. What an honor. And, of course, it's a rejection from a potential employer. This may be the job application...

composer FAIL #49

So, I guess no June in Buffalo this year. Is it just me, or does the font for "Dear" and "Jennifer Jolley" look a little different?