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September 18, 2018

Graham Reynolds’ Water Science

Though widely known for his narrative-based music — sweeping scores for films, theater and ballets, or the jewel-like chamber opera "Pancho Villa From a...

From Prokoviev to Pussy Riot

Our collaboration with KMFA 89.5 brings this interesting interview with the adventurous new recording project by cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist and radio host...

A Musical Tool for Change: New Database of Women Composers Launched

Several years ago when composer Rob Deemer was writing regularly for online platform NewMusicBox, he noted the number of articles and discussions online about the plight of...

Following Instinct with the Kraken Quartet

It's not often you’ll find yourself with the urge — and societal permission — to head-bang at a percussion ensemble performance, but if you...

Henna Chou: Sound That is Supposed to Be

Henna Chou is the consummate collaborator. The Austin-based cellist, guitarist, keyboardist, arranger and sound artist is the featured musician at the July 17 New Music...

Sightlines and KMFA launch New Music Mixer series

Sightlines is teaming up to KMFA 89.5 FM to launch the New Music Mixer, a monthly happy hour series for alt classical music superfans, musicians...

Stuart Hyatt pens a suite for Cave Without a Name

Sound-based artist Stuart Hyatt was searching the Texas Hill Country last year for a new project, audio recorder in hand, making tape of animals...

New Music Mixer: Cassie Shankman keeps it eclectic

Toward the end of our conversation, composer Cassie Shankman tells me: “I can tell what I’m doing is what I should be doing, because...

New Music Mixer: Innversion Ensemble

Austin’s Inversion Ensemble is a choral collective made up of composers and singers who perform innovative choral works and to encourage the creation of...

Michael Alec Rose Composes Music to Intervene in the Museum

Yes, Michael Alec Rose composed “Three Interventions” as a musical response to three works of art in Blanton Museum. And yes, Rose intended the...