We’re very honored to have been invited to perform and give classes at the Festival for New American Music at California State, Sacramento in November, 2018! We’re looking forward to heading out to the West Coast this Fall. Stay tuned for details!
The 8SW Composer Competition is now officially off and running. Applications are being accepted as of today, September 15, 2017 until January 12, 2018. Please visit our 8SW Composer Competition page for more information. Please refer to the 8SW Composer Competition page for guidelines, eligibility and submission requirements. Please direct all questions to Ms. Katherine Liu, Program Manager at 8SWcompetition@gmail.com.
Ticket sales for our annual concert at the Tenri Cultural Institute are now open! You can reserve your seats here! This year’s concert, a few weeks early, includes Red and White, a new work by Spencer Snyder and the premiere of Tom Griffin’s Where Three Roads Meet. Additionally, we will be performing Douglas Anderson’s Chamber Symphony No. 3, Peter
We are thrilled to be announcing the first 8SW Compoer Competition! To learn more please go to our 8SW Composer Competition page. We are committed to performing and expanding the repertoire for the unique combination of flute, viola and cello, and have been collaborating regularly with a wide roster of living composers from North and South America
It’s official. We have accepted an invitation to perform at the Festival for Contemporary Music, Festival de la Habana! Yes, as in Havana, Cuba! This coming November, we’ll be headed for warmer weather to perform contemporary works by American composers and to give a workshop for Cuban students. We couldn’t be more excited! Details coming soon.
It’s a tough time to be a classical musician. Of course, it always has been. When I started conservatory, everyone was upset that the opportunities for American string players to work in Europe were drying up. And then there were funding cuts! Many were worried (rightfully so) about cuts to the NEA. Five years later,
Today is release day for Doug Anderson’s new album, Douglas Anderson: Chamber Symphonies 2,3,4. Doug’s already garnering great reviews. If you haven’t seen it yet, you can read it here. We recorded Doug’s Chamber Symphony 3 nearly a decade ago in 2006. We actually recorded in the instrument closet in the old building at the Borough of Manhattan
This has been a very busy Fall. We finally unleashed Albert’s Window on the world, had our Tenri concert, as well as our first appearance on the Arts on the Corner series in Brooklyn. Additionally, we finished recording music for an upcoming CD of compositions by Scott Brickman and are neck deep in edits for that.