composer http://tpr.org en Composers Connect And Inspire At Choral Directors Convention http://tpr.org/post/composers-connect-and-inspire-choral-directors-convention <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>American Choral Directors Association</strong></span><strong> convention in Dallas</strong>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Three composers recently sat down with John Clare to discuss new music, choral music, and what it's like working as a composer in the </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century. </span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:15:02 +0000 John Clare 8258 at http://tpr.org Composers Connect And Inspire At Choral Directors Convention New Sounds From UIW Composer: Darian Thomas Mixes Old And New With Four World Premieres! http://tpr.org/post/new-sounds-uiw-composer-darian-thomas-mixes-old-and-new-four-world-premieres <p>Friday night sees four new works by Darian Thomas at the Radius Center in San Antonio.&nbsp;</p><p>It will include "Rant" - for solo viola with Jill Van Gee; "St. Anthony's Trio"&nbsp;- For string trio with Thomas, Darryl Tolliver, and Luke Bonecutter; "Juli-o" - For solo cello and rapper, featuring Luke Bonecutter and&nbsp;Derwin Mello Pokell Bios; and "The British Quartet."&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:14:39 +0000 John Clare 1855 at http://tpr.org New Sounds From UIW Composer: Darian Thomas Mixes Old And New With Four World Premieres! Celebrating Women: Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich http://tpr.org/post/celebrating-women-composer-ellen-taaffe-zwilich <p><em>"There are not many composers in the modern world who possess the lucky combination of writing music of substance and at the same time exercising an immediate appeal to mixed audiences. Zwilich offers this happy combination of purely technical excellence and a distinct power of communication."</em></p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:14:53 +0000 John Clare 2049 at http://tpr.org Celebrating Women: Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Celebrating Women: Composer Judith Lang Zaimont http://tpr.org/post/celebrating-women-composer-judith-lang-zaimont <p></p><p>Judith Lang Zaimont’s music is internationally acclaimed for its drama and expressiveness and has been programmed around the globe by major ensembles such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Baltimore and Mississippi Symphonies, Berlin Radio Orchestra, Czech Radio Orchestra, Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Women’s Philharmonic, Connecticut Opera, New York Virtuosi, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestras (New York and Boston), American Guild of Organists, Harlem String Quartet, International Double Reed Society, World Viola Congress, Norway’s Bergen Wind Quintet, Zagreb Saxophone Quartet and others.</p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:03:07 +0000 John Clare 2048 at http://tpr.org Celebrating Women: Composer Judith Lang Zaimont