Category Archives: on collaboration & composition

(Performer-Composer) Collaboration: ten tips for improving your skills

I finished my PhD last year and wrote rather a lot about the finer points of dialogue in collaborative relationships between performers and composers.  Not so long ago, Lauren Redhead wrote an excellent post on her own blog discussing some … Continue reading

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Approaches to the performer/audience relationship: a case study

Over the last two weeks, my ensemble has collaborated with ensemble chronophonie on a fairly unusual concert presentation. Called Unter Vier Ohren (literally “under four ears” – “unter vier Augen” means “between the two of us”), we installed 7 musicians … Continue reading

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Advice for young composers

I do a lot of projects with young composers (and when I say “young,” I’m generally referring to the under-35 set). A lot of these projects involve workshops with the composers, which are theoretically designed to simulate a kind of … Continue reading

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