Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Hear it now

Hear some of the music from Saturday!
Listen to Mani play "Nocturne" from String Poetic by Jennifer Higdon
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Listen to Mani play "The Blue Hills of Mist" from String Poetic by Jennifer Higdon
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Files available by request...

Monday, March 10, 2008

On stage

Jennifer Higdon and John Clare at Composing Thoughts LIVE, Saturday March 8th at WITF's Public Media Center.

Meet the composer

Jennifer answered questions, signed autographs and met attendees after the show.

Even more winners

Thanks to Cedille Records, Telarc, and Naxos for providing cds for the giveaway.
Attendees also won tickets for the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra and Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra to hear Jennifer Higdon's music!

Winner Winner

Sy Brandon receives three cds by Jennifer Higdon!

Another winner

Jennifer draws another name from the basket.

A lucky winner

We gave away tickets and cds of Jennifer Higdon.


The audience was captivated by Mani playing String Poetic by Jennifer Higdon.


Mani (Joel and Emi) playing String Poetic with the composer, Jennifer Higdon, present.


A great moment.


Interviewing Jennifer Higdon.

The crew

Cary, Casey and Joe working to record CT LIVE.

Mani performing

Joel Lambdin and Emi Kagawa (the chamber group known as Mani) playing Jennifer Higdon's String Poetic.

Discussing the work

Discussing String Poetic before Mani plays two movements at Composing Thoughts LIVE with Jennifer Higdon.

More at the zoo

More folks enjoying the Percussion Concerto score by Jennifer Higdon.

In the next cage

Another of Jennifer's scores, 2 movements from String Poetic: Nocturne and The Blue Hills of Mist - as a score petting zoo along the windows of FM Master Control. I included reviews and a blog entry about the premiere as well.

Score petting zoo

I set up Jennifer Higdon's Percussion Concerto score on 9 tables, along with reviews, and blog entries from myself and Dick Strawser.


Sunday, March 9, 2008


It was a great turn out! Look for pictures, questions and a recap soon about the first CT LIVE!

Monday, March 3, 2008

Read n meet

Be sure to read Dr. Dick's fine article about meeting composers here.
And then follow the links back here to register!
Composing Thoughts LIVE is this Saturday!