Support the new music community!

VOLUNTEER JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

Archive for News - page 3

Interview with Lisa Mezzacappa, Chameleon Hunter

Bassist, composer, and former C4NM curator Lisa Mezzacappa premiered her free jazz song cycle Glorious Ravage last weekend at REDCAT in Los Angeles as part of the Angel City Jazz Festival. The ambitious piece is inspired by the writings of lady explorers of the 19th…

Continue reading →

Kaija Saariaho’s Fall 2015 Residency

…and the reassertion of the SF Bay Area as an international new music hub For the second time in three years, the UC Berkeley Department of Music will be hosting a high-profile and widely admired composer. Beginning this month, Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho will be…

Continue reading →

Composing While Female

My thoughts might have been the same as yours, upon reading this headline: Really? Do we really need another article about how under-programmed female composers are? A composer who’s a woman just won the Pulitzer, and haven’t we been over this already? Wasn’t that flurry…

Continue reading →

A Musical Awakening

This entry is the first in a series that will follow a composer’s recording process and what it means to be transgender. Siobhán (neé Karl) Cronin (b. 1980, USA/UK) is a cellist, composer, movement artist and arts producer. I am a cellist-composer. I am also…

Continue reading →

C4NM Co-Founder Adam Fong on Techdirt Podcast, “Musicians Making Money”

Check out this wide-ranging conversation on business models and the music industry in the internet era, featuring our very own co-founder and Executive Director, Adam Fong. Our friends at Techdirt have been tracking the twists in copyright law for years, with an eye on the…

Continue reading →

Listening is the Mother of Innovation: People Before Technology

This is a guest post by Clark Buckner, who interviewed C4NM’s co-founder and Executive Director Adam Fong for the TechnologyAdvice podcast. Technology itself is not the goal but a means to an end. That is the perspective driving technology decisions at the Center for New…

Continue reading →

The Modern Concert

  Late last month the Center for New Music hosted a discussion forum on touring. The discussion covered booking shows, traveling costs, and the overall difficulty of touring. Leading the discussion were special guests Larry Ochs of the Rova Saxophone Quartet, and Charlton Lee of…

Continue reading →

Member Profile: Annie Phillips

Tell us a little bit about your background, and how you ended up where you are today. I am 28. I went to music school right out of high school. I went to conservatory, so I did my undergrad at Peabody, and then I moved…

Continue reading →

First Reflection of the ‘New Guy’

Bennington College is a progressive liberal arts college in Bennington, Vermont. Every year, attending students must complete a seven-week internship as part of their Field Work Term (FWT). This term allows students to test their interests and find out what it’s like to work in…

Continue reading →

Music Distribution in the 21st century (discussion forum)

The Center, along with Manhattan Producer’s Alliance West and San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, hosted a community discussion this past Thursday night on music distribution. The lively crowd consisted of composers, performers, producers, publishers, and promoters from across the musical spectrum, all weighing in…

Continue reading →

Page 3 of 4 1 2 3 4