Blair Goins: (New Work)

About New Work Program Notes Forthcoming About Blair Goins Blair Goins studied at Eastman School of Music. Two years later, he was commissioned by the University of Vermont to compose a work for full orchestra in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Since moving to...

Mark Winges: Solstice Dreams

About Solstice Dreams Program Notes Forthcoming About Mark Winges Mark Winges currently resides in San Francisco. He is a graduate of the College-Conservatory of Music – University of Cincinnati, SF State University, and Musikhögskolan in Stockholm, Sweden. His...

Robert Paterson: Eating Variations

About Eating Variations Eating Variations is based on a series of witty poems with the same title by Ron Singer. The work as a whole is essentially a satire on food faddism and depicts different aspects of eating. The way I chose to set these poems is light-hearted,...

Jennifer Higdon: Autumn Music

About Autumn Music When I started thinking about writing a piece for woodwind quintet, my mind began to contemplate all of the wonderful chamber music that I have played as a flutist through the years. My mind kept going back to one of the greatest contributions to...

Kirsten Volness: Spark in the Dark

About Spark in the Dark This piece was written for NOW Ensemble and inspired by the rediscovery of hope so many folks have experienced recently, as well as my life-long love for sparklers (among other fireworks).  The simple joy they bring reminds me that wonderful...

Christopher Stark: Rosenthal Miniatures

About Rosenthal Miniatures Program Notes Forthcoming –Christopher Stark About Christopher Stark Described as “fetching and colorful” by the New York Times, Christopher Stark’s music has been performed in concert venues around the world from the Neue Synagoge...