First of all, thank you to all who have submitted scores and given your feedback on this Call for Scores! In only three short weeks, I received over 85 submissions for solo viola works. Although there are several submissions that have captivated my attention and are still potential candidates for future repertoire, I have narrowed … More Call for Scores Results Announced!
Deadline: All submissions are to be received by September 22, 2015. Instrumentation: Unaccompanied viola. May include electronics. Eligibility: Composers 40 years of age and older who consider themselves to be emerging in their careers. Examples of emerging composers may include, but are not limited to: composers who have changed careers, those who have had a … More Call for Scores for Emerging Composers
Fireheart, by Matthew H. Fields, for Pierrot ensemble with percussion Exit, Pursued by a Bear, by Matthew A. Browne, for solo viola
I love comedy, and I love music. I especially love when they’re put together! These first selections are quite humorous works that I came across when trying to gather inspiration for writing a viola solo, which I plan to perform later this school year (more on that later). I found them in the suggestions column … More Cool Stuff I’m Listening To: September 24, 2011