NYWC Spotlight June 2022 Faye-Ellen Silverman Translations for violin and cello

NYWC Spotlight: Faye-Ellen Silverman

– We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Faye-Ellen Silverman. Bio and other notes from Faye-Ellen: “Faye-Ellen Silverman began studying at the Dalcroze School of Music shortly before her fourth birthday. At age 13 she won the Parents’ League Composition

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May 2022 NYWC Spotlight Julia Barry

NYWC Spotlight: Julia Barry

– We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Julia Barry. Excerpt from her bio: “Julia Barry composes songs and scores for the stage and film/TV. She is a composer and bookwriter at the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Advanced Songwriting and Bookwriting Workshops, and a

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Frances White

NYWC Spotlight: Frances White

Featured Artist: Frances White – We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Frances White. Excerpt from her bio: “Frances White is a composer of instrumental, vocal, and electronic music. Her work has been called ‘stunning’ (American Record Guide) ‘moving’ (Fanfare),

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Black is Beautiful Postcard

Postcards from Erica March 2022

Trying to find unaccompanied cello music by Black women composers? Look no further. As Women’s History Month 2022 draws to a close, I am re-publishing three postcards from February 2021 as the second installment of my new series of postcards showcasing unaccompanied works by Black composers. Usually, I write postcards

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Clíodhna Ní Aodáin - Bringing The Celtic Cello to the World

Clíodhna Ní Aodáin – Bringing the Celtic Cello to the World

Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! To celebrate, here’s an interview with the wonderful cellist, composer, conductor, and teacher: Clíodhna Ní Aodáin. I first encountered her work through her YouTube videos; in particular, her beautiful recording of “The Parting Glass.” I found her website, The Celtic Cello,

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Rain Worthington’s Passages Through Time An Emotional and Memorable Journey

Rain Worthington’s Passages Through Time – An Emotional and Memorable Journey

One of my favorite aspects of my job is making connections with wonderful artists like Rain Worthington. Rain is a New York-based composer of chamber and orchestral music whose latest album, Passages Through Time, is out March 11. Featuring a mix of orchestral and chamber works, several tracks also feature

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Catherine Neville Cello Sonata NYWC Spotlight

NYWC Spotlight: Catherine Neville

Featured Artist: Catherine Neville – We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Catherine Neville. Excerpt from her bio: “Composer, clarinetist, and educator, Catherine Neville’s music has premiered in New York City, Seattle, Moscow, San Diego, Baltimore, and Birmingham, Alabama. In

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Postcards from Erica

Black History Month – February 2022 Postcards from Erica

Trying to find unaccompanied cello music by Black composers? Look no further. February is Black History Month in the USA, and cellist Erica Lessie is back with special “postcards” to celebrate. Welcome to my new series of postcards celebrating Black composers beginning in February for Black History Month (in the

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NYWC Spotlight Niloufar Nourbakhsh

Celebrating New Music for the Cello – New York Women Composers Spotlight: Niloufar Nourbakhsh

Featured Artist: Niloufar Nourbakhsh – We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Niloufar Nourbakhsh. Excerpt from her bio: “Composer, Pianist, Laptopist, Niloufar Nourbakhsh, is grateful to live and work as an artist in collaboration with different people in the world,

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NYWC Spotlight Nina Siniakova

Celebrating New Music for the Cello – New York Women Composers Spotlight: Nina Siniakova

Featured Artist: Nina Siniakova We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight Nina Siniakova. Excerpt from her bio: “Nina Siniakova is active as a composer, pianist, and educator. A Doctor of Musical Arts, she received her education at Minsk Glinka Music

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