Damjan Rakonjac wrote this incredible review of our new CD FEATHER & STONE for his blog: the Artificialist He totally gets it: “Wild Up is a phenomenon. It’s also an ensemble. In the span of just a few short years, Chris Rountree, the group’s founder and director, has not only created the most prominent new music collective on the West Coast (other organizations might
WORK | Andrew McIntosh about Andrew: Composer, violinist, violist, and baroque violinist Andrew McIntosh has a unique and diverse approach to music-making, prioritizing his work as a composer and focusing his performances primarily around the repertoire of compelling and experimental music from the last 800 years. He is known for being a specialist in alternate tuning systems and also for being a member of the
A momentous occasion. Damnit, we love you too.
Jim Sullivan and Brian Walsh are two very good friends of mine and we have been playing music together for 5 or 6 years in various contexts. They are both phenomenal musicians and are the reason that these crazy pieces (the Symmetry Etudes) exist. They often meet with each other once a week or so to practice tuning and other kinds of technical clarinet things and
This is fascinating. Today I’ll be speaking at the Association of California Symphony Orchestras conference in Pasadena—and I can’t think of anything more relevant then this brief article by Futurist, Jim Carroll. Article: Ten Things That Are True About the Future, Jim Carroll Talking to a friend after he attended the League of American Orchestras conference a month ago he said: “…it was like