Composer Spotlight: The Many Musical Facets of Rima Fand, or the Birth of Gypsy Klezmer Punk Tango

David Johnston

Meet Rima Fand, 2013-14 EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence and our first EtM Mount Tremper fellow. Rima is currently in residence at Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy and, as our top scoring composer applicant, will be doing a week-long residency in Mount Tremper, NY in February 2014 via our new partnership with Mount Tremper Arts.

EtM Program Associate Hillary Jackson spoke with Rima recently at Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy about her music, her background and influences. Here is the first installment:



The complete interview can be viewed here.


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