Please take some time to look around. Special thanks to Carol Lasky and John Hofstetter of Cahoots Design for giving us this beautiful new look!
Happy New Year! Please visit our Video Room and enjoy our latest videos from our concert on November 16 at the Tenri Cultural Institute! Check out the premieres of Eidos II by Jorge Amado, our 8SW Composer Competition winner and Loki’s Lair by Mark Winges!
We had a great time performing at FeNAM in Sacramento. Check out this interview we did on CAPRADIO! The Festival on New American Music (FeNAM) is held annually at Sac State School of Music. This November, the 10 day festival celebrated its 41st year. We were thrilled and honored to have been invited to participate, performing concerts, master
Meet Jorge Amado, our next featured composer and the winner of the first 8SW Composer Competition! We’re very excited to be giving the World Premiere of Jorge’s Eidos II at the Tenri Cultural Instituteon November 16! Jorge Amado is currently a student at ISA (Instituto Superior de Arte) in Havana, Cuba. His submission to the competition, Eidos II, is a
Please join us on November 16th for our annual concert at the Tenri Cultural Institute. To purchase tickets please visit here. We’re very excited to be presenting the winning composition from our first 8SW Composer Competition at this year’s Tenri concert. The work, Eidos II is by the young Cuban composer Jorge Amado. If we’re lucky, we’ll be
Please meet Pamela Sklar, our latest Featured Composer! We premiered Pamela’s Third Eye, composed for us this season, at Bronx Community College in March. We’re thrilled to be adding her to our roster of featured composers. Enjoy Suzanne’s interview with her on our Featured Composer page!
Congratulations to the winners of our first 8SW Composer Competition! We are very pleased to share that Jorge Amado has received first place for his work Eidos II. Daniel Lemer received second place for Who Knows?, Leon Yu received third place for The Lovely, The Mighty and The Glorious and David Gobris received an honorable mention for Seasons Out of Order. On
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Please join us live on Facebook on Thursday, April 5th at 7.30pm, when we announce the winner of our first 8SW Composer Competition. For more information about the competition, please visit our 8SW Composer Competition page.
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.