un/bodying/s released on new disc: if there were water

My latest major work — un/bodying/s — was released on CD recently. The music is available as a physical disc through The Crossing’s website It is also available via the usual streaming outlets: Tidal Amazon Spotify iTunes


It’s nice to take stock at the end of a calendar year, arbitrary though that is, and reflect on everything that’s happened. This fall has been a very active time for me, with a re-release and two new releases. The re-release was for the Missa Charles Darwin, which was included in my brother’s latest book. …


I’m now a verified artist on Spotify:

Choral Arts New England

Very happy to be joining the board of Choral Arts New England this fall: The organization supports choral music and choral music educators throughout New England through grants, awards, and outreach.  

Reflections on Time & Mortality

I’m thrilled to have a piece included on Thomas Stumpf’s ( new 2CD-set — Reflections on Time & Mortality — released today on Albany Records. The piece takes its name from one of Feste’s songs (Twelfth Night). A full preview score is available on musicspoke.


I am now on Instagram sharing a variety of photos. I wrote about my return to photography a little while ago on the MusicSpoke blog. It’s been a welcome balance to my other responsibilities. Here is a sampling of what you will see over there: black crowned night #heron. #bird #birdwatching #birding #birdsofinstagram #pinckneyisland A …

Me, elsewhere

A short listing of some of the other places I’ve showed up on the interwebs in the last couple of years Choir Chat with John Hughes Composer on Fire with Garrett Hope Dinosaur Hunting and If you can’t say something nice… both over at MusicSpoke. My conversations with Ethan Hein about auto-tune and Kanye West: …

GreyNoiseLitanies, work in progress for orchestra and electronics

I am in the midst of creating a new piece for the Mount Holyoke College Symphony Orchestra for their April 1 & 2 show: Metamorphonics. Also on the show are two of my favorite works for orchestra, Einojuhani Rautavaara’s Cantus Arcticus (for orch. with taped bird sounds) and John Adams’s Fearful Symmetries. My work — …

Looking ahead to Spring 2016

The big news is that I have started working on a major commission for Philadelphia choir The Crossing. Award winning poet Todd Hearon (who provided the text for Caliban in After-Life, see below) will be creating a new suite of poems for the project. I will post more information about the piece as the details …


If you are a twitterer, please consider following me. In addition to notices about upcoming shows, I have started tweeting some of my photographs as well. canada geese at @smithcollege paradise pond — Gregory W Brown (@GregoryWBrown) December 14, 2015

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