Maria Schneider http://tpr.org en New Music Shines at Classical Grammy Awards http://tpr.org/post/new-music-shines-classical-grammy-awards <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aJF5uoU7fI</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:17:23 +0000 Tom Huizenga 25735 at http://tpr.org New Music Shines at Classical Grammy Awards Soprano Dawn Upshaw And Composer Maria Schneider Make Grammy-Nominated Music Together http://tpr.org/post/soprano-dawn-upshaw-and-composer-maria-schneider-make-grammy-nominated-music-together Soprano <strong>Dawn Upshaw</strong> has been a longtime fan of composer <strong>Maria Schneider&#8217;</strong>s work, so Upshaw approached the composer and suggested a collaboration.<p>The result is the album &#8220;<a href="http://www.artistshare.com/v4/Projects/OfferDetails/1/435/2110/1/6" target="_blank">Winter Morning Walks</a>,&#8221; which has been <a href="http://www.grammy.com/nominees" target="_blank">nominated</a> for three Grammy awards, including Best Contemporary Classical Composition and Best Classical Vocal Solo.<p>We revisit our March conversation with Schneider and Upshaw.<p Mon, 09 Dec 2013 21:40:00 +0000 editor 23249 at http://tpr.org Maria Schneider: Classical, Jazz, Or Does It Matter? http://tpr.org/post/maria-schneider-classical-jazz-or-does-it-matter <p>A few weeks ago I had the wonderful opportunity to interview the remarkable composer and band leader Maria Schneider.</p><p>Her latest work as a composer is still the buzz around both classical and jazz crowds. The disc, consisting of two song cycles written for Dawn Upshaw, is called "<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BM7Q57M/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=211189&amp;creative=373489&amp;creativeASIN=B00BM7Q57M&amp;link_code=as3&amp;tag=texaspublicra-20" target="_blank">Winter Morning Walks</a>."</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 14:59:14 +0000 James Baker 10742 at http://tpr.org Maria Schneider: Classical, Jazz, Or Does It Matter? Maria Schneider: Bridging the Jazz-Classical Divide http://tpr.org/post/maria-schneider-bridging-jazz-classical-divide <p></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 06:41:27 +0000 James Baker 9313 at http://tpr.org Maria Schneider: Bridging the Jazz-Classical Divide