08
Jul

A few weeks back I realized that we’d reached the halfway point of a very eventful 2015 and I was marveling at both what’s already taken place and what’s still to come. The biggest event of the year so far was the February release of Moonstrung Air, a CD of…

25
May

New York Polyphony sang my Three American Folk-Hymns and Abschied vom Leser on the May 24 Concertgebouw Sunday Morning Concert [Het Zondagochtend Concert]. The show was broadcast on Dutch National Radio (NPO) as well. It’s an honor to have my music at such a storied venue. The concert is archived…

19
Jan

Many people have remarked on the artwork for the cover of Moonstrung Air. It seemed like a good idea, then, to talk to the artist responsible for the etchings that feature so prominently in the design. [Before we jump in, I would be remiss if I did not mention the…

11
Nov

Here is the cover art for my upcoming CD due out in early 2015 CD is now available. Featured art is by Brian D. Cohen. Order information

25
Jul

I did an informal improvised electronic set at the Southern Vermont Dance Festival in Brattleboro last week. It was my first time playing littleBits in public, which was a blast. I was able to incorporate a few new bits into the show, including a snazzy sequencer, pressure sensor, and some…

14
Mar

I travel to Little Rock, Arkansas, next week for the ACDA South West division conference. New York Polyphony will be performing three of my folk hymn adaptations as part of the first concert session on Wednesday evening. These three pieces will appear on my CD project (late 2014). Here is…

28
Jan

The current Exeter Bulletin has a nice article on my visit this past October. The article is available through issuuu or as a jpeg (below).

03
Nov

Two more great reviews for Missa Charles Darwin >  Sequenza 21/ [6th paragraph] …a strong work overall … and in particular Brown is the only contemporary composer I can recall who crafts vocal lines that have the same sense of independent harmonic rhythm and expressive freedom that makes the madrigals of…

28
Sep

Here are some highlights from recent reviews of the digital EP release. I am grateful to the reviewers for taking the time not only to listen to the music, but to engage with the work in a meaningful way. Update: two additional reviews.   >  www.planethugill.com Brown’s writing combines traditional polyphony…

25
Sep

I’ve been revisiting an idea I had developed last summer for a live show. I had Mary Hubbell (soprano) singing into the

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