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Category: Composition

Take Your Opportunity to Create

0 Nicole Camacho
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GNE @ Bang On a Can Marathon

0 Natalie Spehar
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Babble Rhythms when Practicing

0 Nicole Camacho
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“Little by Little” instead of “Full Immersion”

0 Nicole Camacho
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Current Concerti

0 Natalie Spehar
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Give Yourself the Chance to Compose!

0 Nicole Camacho
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Video Blog - Goodwill

0 Elaine Li
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Who I am. What I do.

0 Nicole Camacho

 

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Video Blog - A Start to a Year

0 Elaine Li
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A packed symphony concert?!?

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  Here Derek talks about a local symphony concert he recently attended in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Doctoral Program Updates

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  Here Derek talks about taking his entrance exams for doctoral studies and his excitement about being back in school.

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Wind Ensemble Piece Updates

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  Here Derek talks about his progress on his new wind ensemble piece, “We Seven”.

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Derek Jenkins - My Choir Piece

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  Here Derek talks about the choir piece he is currently working on.

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Derek Jenkins Composition Updates

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  Sometimes life happens and compositional plans get changed. Here Derek gives a quick update on his composition work this past year and what he’s currently working on.

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Derek Jenkins Application Updates Part 2

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  Big updates for next year! Derek discusses his plans for the next school year.

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Vlog# 12 Enjoying composition time again

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  Here Derek talks about being able to compose regularly again and the joy of being able to do so.

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Vlog #11 Stuck on the beginning

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  Here Derek talks about the issues he has been encountering with the beginning of his wind ensemble piece, a reoccurring problem of his.

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Vlog #10 Application updates

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  Here Derek talks about recent developments in his doctoral and Fulbright applications.

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Vlog #8 Continuing and developing ideas for new piece

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  Here Derek discusses how his precompositional ideas are developing for his new piece, “We Seven” for wind ensemble.

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Vlog #5 Outside of the Academic Viewpoint

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  Here Derek talks about his struggles with looking at music purely from an academic viewpoint.

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vlog 4 - Residency at KU

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I was recently in Lawrence KS for a residency and concert at KU.  This vlog details the residency activities and talks about a piece I taught the percussion students there to play with us on the show .

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Vlog #3 Composition Competitions

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  Here Derek discusses some of the positives and negatives of composition competitions.

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Vlog #2 Process and Inspiration

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  Here I try to answer the two most common questions I get as a composer: 1) Where do you find your inspiration? and 2) What is your process?

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Vblog #24 - Bleckmann/Monder

0 Ben Thomas

How Theo Bleckmann and Ben Monder came to play at Bernunzio’s Music.

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Vlog #23 Behind the Scenes

0 Barmey Ung

Here is a behind the scenes teaser of our upcoming music video. Special thanks to everyone involved! Deboka Films Director: Eduardo Cintron Producer: Eduardo Ortiz-Romeu, Barmey Ung Director of Photography: Jay Patton Assistant DP/ Cam 2: Joseph Delhommer Assistant Director: Miguel Otero Art Director: Nick Rastenis Stylist: Nicole Paprosky Make-up: Melissa Mazenett Production Assistant: Matt

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VLOG#18_Sample of “Piece for Brass Quintet”

0 Barmey Ung

Here is a sample of a piece I wrote for Gaudete Brass Quintet for Kmang Kmang’s CD Release Show March 31st, 2012. We had a blast, but unfortunately, we didn’t have time to do revisions with the piece. It was very difficult to say the least!

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Vblog#17 - Music and Dance

0 Ben Thomas

Matt Evans, Carson Moody, and I discuss our experiences with the Bill Evans Dance Co. and what it is like working with dancers.

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Vlog #14

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Transcriber special!

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Vblog#13 - Ossia

0 Ben Thomas

A talk with some of the Ossia Board members about the upcoming concert that night.

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Vblog#12 - Zord

0 Ben Thomas

Just what to do when you have something stuck in your ear.

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VLOG#11_Piece-for-Brass-Quintet

0 Barmey Ung

Here is a little bit of a new piece that I’m writing for Brass Quintet. It will be premiered on March 31st by Gaudete Brass Quintet at Kmang Kmang’s CD release party in Chicago at the Painted Door - 1505 W Chicago Ave. It’s gonna be EPIC!! The video cuts out at the end, but

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VLOG#9_Little Kisses

0 Barmey Ung

This is a piece that I wrote for Katrina Mena and Keith Rick. Katrina is the singer of my old band Beijinhos (“Little Kisses” in Portuguese), and they recently married. I wrote this song for them and played it at their wedding, but I think it could be developed more, perhaps with the band. Enjoy!

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Vlog #6 SONiC Festival

0 Gavin Chuck

Just back from the SONiC Festival in NYC.

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Vblog #2 - Creativity with Ted Taforo

0 Ben Thomas

A brief interview with friend Ted Taforo, an expert on creativity.

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