Before & After: Hear What One Composer Says About His Experience with the Underwood New Music Reading
“This last week has been a busy one, so it wasn’t until this morning (Thursday) that it hit me that the Readings were just around the corner! Coming up on the train from Philly tonight, it occurred to me that I’ll most likely hear my piece tomorrow without ever having gone over it with ACO’s Music Director George Manahan, and though it might seem a little counterintuitive, I kind of like that idea.”, Composer Michael Djupstrom wrote in his blog on NewMusicBox.org. Read more from composer Michael Djupstrom about his experience with the 2011 ACO Underwood New Music Reading.
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