So Percussion is excited to have received a 2015 CMA Classical Commissioning grant to commission Paul Lansky! The piece will be written for mostly unpitched percussion, having been inspired by Paul's electronic masterpiece "Table's Clear", which featured sounds he recorded at his kitchen table with his children.
We are honored and excited to be recipents of CMA's 2015 Classical Commissiong Grant! Composer Alex Mincek will be writing a substansial new piece for our piano percussion quartet instrumentation to be premiered as part of Miller Theatre's "Composer Portraits" Series on February 25th, 2016. We could not be more thrilled!
Artaria is delighted to receive a CMA Residency Partnership grant for 2015-16 with the Reif Arts Council serving the Itasca Strings Program, Grand Rapids Area Library, Elkington Middle School, Pleasant Seasons Nursing Home, Forest Lake and Murphy Elementary, Veteran of Foreign Wars Club, KAXE Radio, Grand Itasca Clinic, and the WMCA.<
6ixwire Project, MPCS' Ensemble-in-Residence, proudly announces the receipt of a prestigious CMA grant for 2015-16 season. 6ixwire will present educational multimedia presentations in various locations in the region to promote chamber music and cultural understanding. Community partners are listed in the presenter description above.
Fauré’s “Vocalise-Étude (Pièce)” is a lovely and poignant piece of music, not merely a vocal exercise but a musical work of considerable beauty. A new transcription for alto flute and piano is available from NSM.