In a week I’ll be hopping a plane to New Mexico where I have a busy and fun week …
Contemporary Compositions Inspired by Scenic Locations
One of the strongest and most striking new talents emerging from the Classical Music world, Vanessa’s playing defies genres, bringing breathtaking new depth and texture to the musical and cultural landscapes. Click here to read more about Vanessa.
The Green Dot Journey Composer Competition takes place every four years. Submissions are written for violin and piano and depict the beautiful green dots (scenic route on the Rand McNally atlas) in each state. Click here to read about the 2014 winners and to see more details about the upcoming 2018 competition.
Four National Parks are chosen each year and composers found for each. The commissioned works are written for violin and piano (or harp) and video recordings are made are made in the parks that each composition represents. Please click here to see past videos and here if you are a composer interested in being considered for a future commission.
Along with pieces by Bach, Mozart,and Copland the concert program also included pieces written by Green Dot Journey Composer …
“Maisel persuasively argues that creative individuals measure their happiness and success by how much meaning they create in their …