Interviews


“What Can You Do with a 150 Wind Chimes?” Skip La Plante

David Johnston

2015-16 EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence Skip La Plante has some exciting plans for this residency at Flushing Town Hall. Skip will be working on an…

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Sir Norman Rosenthal to Preview New Opera by EtM Resident Composer Kento Iwasaki

David Johnston

Internationally renowned curator and art historian, Sir Norman Rosenthal, has arranged for a preview performance of EtM Resident Composer, Kento Iwasaki‘s latest work when he…

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Juan Pablo Contreras wins the Arturo Márquez First Composition Contest for Chamber Orchestra

David Johnston

  On November 4th, 2014-15 EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence Juan Pablo Contreras was named winner of the Arturo Márquez First Composition Contest for Chamber Orchestra…

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“My ‘grandfather’ in music is Dimitri Shostakovich.”

David Johnston

Nina Siniakova, 2014-15 EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence at Flushing Town Hall talks about her Belarusian, Russian and German musical background in this installment of her…

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One of our Composers-in-Residence is a Finalist for the Freakin’ Pulitzer

David Johnston

Here at EtM, we are incredibly proud that one of our 2013-14 Con Edison Composers-in-Residence, Christopher Cerrone, was just named a finalist for a Pulitzer…

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Rima at Mount Tremper Arts

David Johnston

As the top-scoring applicant to the 2013-14 EtM Con Edison Composers’ Residency program, Rima Fand is our first Mount Tremper fellow, kicking off a partnership…

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“I’m a Terrible, Terrible Piano Player…”

David Johnston

Chris Parrello, 2014 EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence at Turtle Bay Music School started his residency this month. Get to know a little bit about Chris and how…

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CD Release Party for Brian Krock’s Band “Life Size” – January 20, 2014

David Johnston

  2013-14 EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence Brian Krock celebrates the release of Bright, the new CD from his band Life Size. Monday, January 20, 2014…

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“I Wrote My First Musical When I Was Seven…It Did Not Make It…”

David Johnston

  Meet Sam Willmott. A 2013-14 EtM Composer-in-Residence at Flushing Town Hall, Sam is the first musical theater composer to receive an EtM residency. Learn more about…

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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…

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