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September 16, 2019

A Music Series to Launch Inside James Turrell’s Skyspace at UT

James Turrell's skyspace "The Color Inside" at the University of Texas has been inspiring music since it opened in 2013. Fittingly then that this fall...

Time Warp: New Music Co-op Reanimates Early Music in a New...

  For one night only, Austin concertgoers can experience a parallel universe in which viols buck violins and clavichords belong on the main stage. That time-bending...

So what does a giraffe on horseback salad sound like?

  The movie that never happened finally has the soundtrack that never happened either. "Giraffes on Horseback Salad" is a recently published graphic novel from local author,...

Carlos Cordero: Composing music as a means of communication

Carlos Cordero and I met on a hot summer day outside an Austin coffee shop.Dressed casually, exuding a friendly demeanor, Cordero is extremely —...

Graham Reynolds dives into “The Marfa Country & Western Big Band...

West Texas has a hold on Graham Reynolds' musical imagination. In 2013, the Austin-based composer and band leader launched "The Marfa Triptyph," an ambitious project...

“The Invisible Suburb” traces the sounds of domestic life

  What does a former neighborhood sound like? For one night, Phonography Austin will present "The Invisible Suburb," an outdoor sonic art installation in a now-empty...

For composer Russell Podgorsek, music is potent — and playful

Russell Podgorek’s office at the University of Texas’ Butler School of Music might be the key to understanding his compositional style. The working space...

Singing Pride: The work of LGBTQ composers celebrated in a free...

For 11 years, the Austin Chamber Music Festival has presented a free concert that celebrates the creative contributions of LGBTQ composers. Composer Russell Reed curated...

KMFA 89.5 to build new permanent home

  For the first time in its 52-year history, Austin's classical music radio station KMFA 89.5 will have its own permanent home. The non-profit radio station has...

Austin composers take a joy ride for “Traffic Jam”

  Somehow, nine Austin composers have become automotively gridlocked in a parking garage downtown. It's the return of Steve Parker and Collide Arts’ "Traffic Jam," a...