The Jury was composed by Daniel Zea (composer, co-artistic director of Ensemble Vortex), Brian Archinal (percussionist, Ensemble Nikel, HKB Bern) and Anne Gillot (Musician and journalist for Radio, RTS, Ensemble Babel, Ensemble Vortex). The presentation of the winning projects will take place on November 4th, 2017 at l’Abri in Geneva.
Multiplicities is an ongoing commission and collaboration with MIT's Architecture Journal "Thresholds", and flautist Laura Cocks. It was designed with an attempt to understand and aestheticize the complexities and variations inherent in the performer/score relationship.
"Myth" is the first of two events curated by Qubit New Music that highlight the intricate relationships between architecture and music. This event will feature a visual exhibition from MIT's architecture journal Thresholds, sculptures from the Boston-Based design firm WOJR, and music by David Bird.
Dialogue consists of five new works for solo cello, written in collaboration with Helen by composers David Bird, Adam Hirsch, Kurt Isaacson, Haley Shaw, and Danny Clay. Newby's approach to the instrument imagines a cello liberated from its body and open to a world humming with new sonic possibilities.
The BMI Foundation (BMIF), in collaboration with Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), has announced nine young composers, ages 15 to 27, as the winners of the 64th annual BMI Student Composer Awards. The winning compositions include works for orchestra and wind ensemble as well as solo and chamber works plus pieces involving electronics.