Last week, Joan Tower visited the University of Redlands as part of the Frederick Loewe Symposium in American Music. Like many other students in the music department, I never grew tired of the humor and wittiness she brought to every event, whether it was a performance of her music, a panel discussion, or masterclass. As … More Freefalling Through Time
While Christopher Coppola visited the University of Redlands a few weeks back, one of the things that he mentioned in the PAH FEST kickoff was that he pushes his film students to have a very clear vision of what they want their projects to look like before they even start filming. As he talked … More Finding a Clear Vision
Our Composition Studio had a listening exam on Friday. I always enjoy studying for them as a way to find new literature. Here is the playlist below: Scherzo Ricercato, by Lukas Foss, for solo piano Toccata for Violin and Player Piano, by Conlon Nancarrow On the Edge of the Infinite, by Christopher Theofanidis, for violin … More Cool Stuff I’m Listening To: October 28, 2012
Anna E. Garman joined the University of Redlands Composition Studio for the spring semester after earning her BM in Composition from the University of North Texas in December 2011. This fall, she will pursue her master’s degree at the University of Louisville. How did you become interested in studying music? I actually had no interest … More Meet the Studio: Anna E. Garman
Modulations, by John H. Beck, for timpani Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, “Landscapes with Blues,” by Stephen Hartke New York Counterpoint, by Steve Reich, for 11 clarinets Concerto Grosso, by William Bolcom, for saxophone quartet and orchestra.