Jing Zhou NYWC Spotlight Melancolique for cello and guzheng

NYWC Spotlight: Jing Zhou

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer and conductor Jing Zhou. Bio: Jing Zhou is a composer and guzheng performer. She fuses new and bold musical ideas with her traditional Chinese musical heritage to create a distinct compositional style.

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NYWC Spotlight: Beth Anderson

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer and conductor Beth Anderson. Bio: Beth Anderson is a composer of new romantic music, text-sound works, and music theater events. She has composed an opera, an oratorio, music for orchestra, voice, chorus,

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NYWC Spotlight February 2023 Victoria Bond

NYWC Spotlight: Victoria Bond

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer and conductor Victoria Bond. Bio excerpts from Bond’s website: Victoria Bond leads a multifaceted career as composer, conductor, lecturer, and artistic director of Cutting Edge Concerts. Her compositions have been praised by

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New York Women Composers Spotlight on Rain worthington Configurations

NYWC Spotlight: Rain Worthington

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Rain Worthington, who started this series. Bio from Worthington’s website: Self-taught in composition, Rain Worthington has written works for orchestra, chamber ensembles, duos, solos and miniatures. Her writing has been described in the

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2022 Dec NYWC Spotlight Pamela Sklar

NYWC Spotlight: Pamela Sklar

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Pamela Sklar. Bio from Sklar’s website: Pamela Sklar is a sought-after flutist for her beautiful, pure tone and expressive, versatile musicianship. For more than three decades, she has performed for a wide range

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NYWC Spotlight - Elizabeth R Austin

NYWC Spotlight: Elizabeth R. Austin

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Dr. Elizabeth R. Austin. Bio from Dr. Austin’s website: Born in Baltimore, Elizabeth R. Austin received her early musical training at The Peabody Conservatory. When Nadia Boulanger visited Goucher College (Towson, MD), she

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Reger’s Modernist Masterpiece Cello Sonata No. 3, Op. 78

Reger’s Modernist Masterpiece: Cello Sonata No. 3, Op. 78

This is the third installment of a series on the cello works of German composer Max Reger (1873-1916), whose 150th birthday we will celebrate next year. The first article introduced Reger and explored his cello sonata Op. 5, and the second discussed Reger’s first psychological breakdown and his more approachable

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NYWC Spotlight- Leanna Primiani

NYWC Spotlight: Leanna Primiani

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Leanna Primiani. Bio from Leanna Primiani’s website: Leanna Primiani is an award-winning composer who aims to bring together the collective experiences of the many for greater understanding. Her music asks listeners to consider

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NYWC Spotlight- Alyssa Reit

NYWC Spotlight: Alyssa Reit

We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Alyssa Reit. Bio from Alyssa Reit’s website: “Alyssa’s compositions and arrangements have been played at events sponsored by the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Eastman School of Music, and the Greenwich Symphony, as well as

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NYWC Sarah Hutchings

NYWC Spotlight: Sarah Hutchings

– We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Sarah Hutchings. Bio from Sarah Hutchings’s “Psicopata.yellow” score: “Sarah Hutchings is a composer and creative sought after for her lyricism and captivating musical energy. The Washington Post has hailed her music as

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