Filed under: link round up. Tagged as: Angelica Negron, Du Yun, Eastern Music Festival, Errollyn Wallen, Fresh Air, Helen Grime, Lisa Bielawa, Molly Herron, Patti Niemi, Sarah Hennes, Stephanie Griffin, Tansy Davies.
News to start your week!
New Music Box has the fellows and finalists of the New York Foundation of the Arts Artists’ Fellowship Program – including Lisa Bielawa, Du Yun, Stephanie Griffin, Sarah Hennies, Molly Herron, and Angelica Negrón. Read more here.
Patti Niemi, percussionist with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, has a new memoir about her experiences as a professional musician titled Sticking it Out. She spoke with Sam Briger on Fresh Air. Read the transcript here, or listen to the conversation below:
There is now funding in Britain to encourage orchestras to perform works by contemporary British composers. Gillian Moore of The Guardian has the story – and a list of suggestions, including works by Helen Grime, Errollyn Wallen, and Tansy Davies. Read the full story, and listen to excerpts, here.
The News & Record in Greensboro, NC has a story about Eastern Music Festival’s conducting training program, now in it’s second year. The 8 fellows include 5 women and 3 men from across the globe. Read more here.
What did we miss? What are you reading? Leave us a comment and link below!