Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Composer/flutist Lydia Ayers at Georgia Tech

From Catherine Bull:

Composer/flutist Lydia Ayers will be in Atlanta on Friday 2 July for a workshop at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the Couch Building Room TBA. The workshop will begin at 2:00 pm.

There is no charge -- it is free.

Among Lydia's many compositions, she will be known to many as the composer of "Time's Graffitti: Lucky Calligraphy" which was commissioned by the NFA in 2006 for the High School Soloist Competition.

Lydia will be dealing with extended techniques and music for flute and computer, and there will also be a presentation on flute and interactive-signal-processing.

If you wish to attend, please contact Catherine Bull privately at danielspyle@bellsouth.net.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Saturday, June 05, 2010

Birds of a Feather

Hold on to your hats. Once again I'm out on the music journalism circuit. —Mark Gresham

"Last night's performance by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus unveiled a pair of world premieres by composers Jennifer Higdon and Michael Gandolfi, placing them on the front burner ahead of intermission, and leaving one of the core symphonic repertoire's best-known works as a contrail in their wake. … [READ MORE]