March 20, 2023

Dana Wen

Dana Wen is a pianist and arts writer based in Austin, Texas. She enjoys writing about new music and helping audiences discover their favorite living composers.

Beerthoven and Thalea String Quartet Raise a Toast to Musical Friendships

For pianist Daniel Swayze, music-making means plenty of friends, food, and fun — all washed down with some celebratory libations. As founder and director of the Beerthoven concert series,...

Inversion Ensemble Conveys America’s Complexity Through Song

With the midterm elections rapidly approaching, many Americans are reflecting deeply on the nation’s past and contemplating the path ahead. Some look to our country’s rich and complicated history,...

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