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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 …

Twitter

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 pic.twitter.com/TnAvsRrQP3 — Gregory W Brown (@GregoryWBrown) December 14, 2015

Piano music on MusicSpoke

I recently migrated most of my piano music onto MusicSpoke, which has just started including instrumental scores on their site. You can see a quick teaser video below. Full recordings and scores are available on the MusicSpoke website: http://musicspoke.com/composer/gregorywbrown/

2015: First Half(-ish) in Review

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 choral and vocal works on …

Het Concertgebouw and NPO Broadcast

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 on the NPO website [my …

Brian Cohen & the Artwork for Moonstrung Air

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 design team at Parma — …

Moonstrung Air :: Cover Art ::

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

Southern VT Dance Festival

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 extra oscillators and filters. Too …

Three American Folk Hymns at SWACDA

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 a video featuring excerpts of …

Exeter Bulletin (Winter 2014)

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).

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