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NewMusicUSA Grantee Event

The Robots: a chamber opera by Carolyn Chen

May 31, 2024 | 7:30 pm

Bread & Salt Gallery, 1955 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

Sylvan Winds at 45 – “Mighty Winds”

May 31, 2024 | 7:00 pm

Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center

NewMusicUSA Grantee Event

The Robots: a chamber opera by Carolyn Chen

May 31, 2024 | 7:30 pm

Bread & Salt Gallery, 1955 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

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Jun 16
MPA
Music Publishers Association Announces 2023 Paul Revere Awards

The 2023 Paul Revere Awards for Graphic Excellence in music publications were announced during the annual meeting of the Music Publishers Association at The Century Club in New York City. In addition, composer Steven Mackey presented BMI Foundation President Deirdre Chadwick with the MPA Composer Advocacy Award and MPA Executive Director Brittain Ashford together with Ian McLoughlin from J.W. Pepper presented the MPA's Arnold Broido Award for Copyright Advocacy to Kathy Fernandes, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at J.W. Pepper.

Jun 12
Tony Awards
Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire Win 2023 Tony Award for Best Musical

Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire's musical Kimberly Akimbo was the big winner at the 2023 Tony Awards announced last night in New York City. In addition to fetching Best Musical, two of the actresses in Kimberly Akimbo--Victoria Clark and Bonnie Milligan--received awards as did David Lindsay-Abaire for Best Book and shared the award for Best Score with composer Jeanine Tesori, who had previously shared this award with lyricist Lisa Kron for Fun Home in 2015. Parade, which earned composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown the 1999 award for Best Score, received the 2023 Award for Best Revival of a Musical.

Apr 10
OPERA America
OPERA America Awards $100K in Discovery Grants to 8 Women Composers

OPERA America has announced the recipients of the 2023 Discovery Grants from its Opera Grants for Women Composers program (a total of $100,000), made possible with the generosity of the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. The 2023 recipients are: Juhi Bansal (for Star Singer); Annie Gosfield (for Peggy and Jackson); Jennifer Jolley (for Spacewalk); Dana Kaufman (for Sally Ride); Tamar Muskal (for Nadia); Shara Nova (for The Subnivean Zone: Under the Snow); Bernadette Speach (for The Little Rock Nine); and Jennifer Williams (for Dis/Inform).

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Ensemble for These Times

For Good Measure

Why We Like It
Conversations with BIPOC and women creatives, primarily composers.
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For the Lost Creative

Creative Baggage

Why We Like It
A conversation-based podcast giving voice to the unspoken baggage of pursuing a career in the arts. Their mission is to revolutionize the field of creativity by promoting collaboration over competition.
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Miller Theatre at Columbia University

Mission Commission

Why We Like It
A podcast demystifying the process of how classical music gets made.
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Other Minds

Other Minds

Why We Like It
Features interviews with some of today's leading composers and performers of new and experimental music.
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Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi and Musicians For Musicians (MFM)

MFM Speaks Out

Why We Like It
The "MFM Speaks Out" podcast furthers the mission of the musicians’ rights advocacy organization Musicians For Musicians (MFM).
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New Music USA

SoundLives

SoundLives, a NewMusicBox podcast, shares insights and stories from people who dedicate their lives to new music. Listen to our most recent episodes wherever you get your podcasts.
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Julia Adolphe

LooseLeaf NoteBook with Julia Adolphe

Why We Like It
LooseLeaf NoteBook uncovers the connection between creativity and mental health.
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Alexa Letourneau

Classical Schmassical

Why We Like It
An Anti-Classical Classical Music Podcast about the world of classical music. They question what it means to be a classical musician in the 21st century, tackling everything from extended techniques to arts activism and more.
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Bandcamp

Bandcamp Radio

Why We Like It
Your guide to the artists, fans, and labels on Bandcamp.
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CD Baby

DIY Musician Podcast

Why We Like It
This podcast is geared towards independent musicians who want to build a sustainable music career without giving up (too much) financial or creative control.
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CJSW Radio

Jazz Today

Why We Like It
This program is dedicated to the best of contemporary jazz music, affirming that jazz music is relevant and thriving today.
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Ari Herstand

New Music Business with Ari Herstand

Why We Like It
In this show, Ari Herstand deconstructs the brightest minds in the music industry, digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and strategies that listeners can use to run successful careers of their own.
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Anna Linvill and Tarik Ghiradella

The Composer’s Studio

Why We Like It
The Composer’s Studio is a place where living art is made, a place without boundaries where inspiration can come from anywhere from birdsong to heavy metal, Vivaldi to the hum of a vacuum cleaner.
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Composer Code - Matt Kenyon

Composer Code – resources for video game composers

Why We Like It
Join Matt Kenyon, VGM geek extraordinaire, as he interviews some of the most creative creators and dives deep into their thought processes — and how we can all make better music!
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Lorens Chuno

Doing Jazz with Lorens Chuno

Why We Like It
Find out how these inspiring jazz practitioners do jazz.
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White Bear PR

Composer Talks with White Bear PR

Why We Like It
Insightful conversations with some of the most creative music talents in the film, television, and video game industries
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Edith Bowman

Soundtracking

Why We Like It
Edith Bowman sits down with a variety of film directors, actors, producers, and composers to talk about the music that inspired them and how they use music in their films.
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WBGO

The Checkout

Why We Like It
Music and interviews featuring cutting-edge artists from around the world.
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ATTN: Magazine

Crucial Listening

Why We Like It
Experimental musicians and sound artists discuss the albums that are important to them.
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Doug Bielmeier

The Process: A Podcast About Creativity and Experimental Music

Why We Like It
This podcast aims to understand the creative process for experimental music by listening to new works and discussing them with their creators.
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Robert McClure

Lexical Tones

Why We Like It
This show offers a weekly conversation with a guest composer, performer, and/or artist creating new works of contemporary art/music.
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Seth Boustead

Relevant Tones

Why We Like It
Portraits on living composers and the current state of contemporary classical music
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NPR

Amplify With Lara Downes

Why We Like It
Iconoclastic pianist Lara Downes hosts future-forward performances and conversations on the cusp of a new inclusion and diversity in classical music.
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Garrett Hope

The Portfolio Composer

Why We Like It
Helping composers with the business end of writing music.
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New Music Listening Club

New Music Listening Club

Why We Like It
Dedicated to consuming, sharing, and enjoying contemporary music.
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WNYC Studios

Soundcheck

Why We Like It
Live performances and conversations in which artists talk about their work, their process, and themselves.
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