Posts Tagged ‘ press coverage

Mizzou New Music Summer Festival on Sequenza21

The Mizzou New Music Summer Festival got a nice mention Sunday on Sequenza21, a leading website for the contemporary classical music community.  Editor Steve Layton offered good wishes, mentioned all of the Festival’s guest performers and composers and our eight resident composers, and even linked to this blog. You can read his post about the Festival here.

Amy Beth Kirsten featured in New Haven Register

Mizzou New Music Summer Festival resident composer Amy Beth Kirsten is the subject of a feature story published today in the New Haven (CT) Register. The article by the Register‘s arts editor Donna Doherty also includes a short video of Kirsten talking about the Festival and her writing process.

You can read the story and see the video online here.

More news coverage of Mizzou New Music Summer Festival

The Mizzou New Music Summer Festival is the subject of two more stories published yesterday by Columbia’s newspapers.

The Missourian‘s Mallory Benedict wrote a story about the Festival highlighting the contribution of Thomas McKenney, MU professor of composition and music theory. McKenney’s new piece “Thirteen Ways of Looking at A Blackbird” (“loosely inspired” by a Wallace Stevens poem) will receive its world premiere at the Festival’s opening concert on Monday, July 12 at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts. You can read that article online here.

Also, the Tribune‘s Aarik Danielsen continues his extensive coverage of the festival with an interview of resident composer Moon Young Ha for the paper’s Art Axis blog. You can see that interview here.

Mizzou New Music Summer Festival featured in Columbia Daily Tribune

The Mizzou New Music Summer Festival was the subject of a couple of stories published this past Sunday, July 4 in the Columbia Daily Tribune.

Staff writer Aarik Danielsen penned an extensive overview of the festival, covering its concept and origins, guest composers and performers, and more. You can read his article online here.

Danielsen also wrote a profile of one of the Festival’s resident composers, Jeremy Podgursky, which you can see here.

UPDATE: You can read the entire unedited Q&A session with Podgursky on the Tribune‘s “Art Axis” blog. The Tribune‘s Danielsen also promises ongoing coverage throughout the festival, so you may want to bookmark the Art Axis main page.