Review of FTM 10 concert

Sabrina Pena Young has written a review of Feminist Theory and Music 10 Concert 1 in North Carolina in May. The concert included my Body and Soul Vol. 2, sung by soprano Jodi Hitzhusen, with an art exhibition by Sirarpi Heghinian Walzer, my collaborator in the project along with poet Elizabeth Kirschner. Read it here…Feminist   Read More...

Stockhausen’s Kontakte at SICPP in Boston

This week is SICPP at New England Conservatory (Summer Institute in Contemporary Performance Practice, also known as Sick Puppy, I didn’t make that up. They call it that!). Along with the seminar activities during the day (I participated in 2007), there is a fabulous week of free evening concerts — the big, hard-to-program, fascinating works   Read More...

Playing Ethel Smyth’s Mass

Yesterday (Sunday Nov 23), I played first horn in the orchestra for the New England premiere of Ethel Smyth’s Mass in D. It’s a mammoth work, filled with beautiful moments and unique textures. The Sounds of Stow Festival Chorus, conducted by Barbara Jones, programmed it for their Fall 2008 concert. Barbara isn’t shy about tackling   Read More...