Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ecstatic Music Festival


Since its inception in 2011, I’ve been the curator and artistic director of the Ecstatic Music Festival, an annual gathering of adventurous collaborations between innovative artists from different musical worlds. The festival’s musicians — soloists, bands, chamber ensembles, orchestras, and everything in between — hail from diverse musical backgrounds, … Read More >

Minnesota Orchestra Microcommission

In 2011, I was commissioned by the Minnesota Orchestra to write a major new work for their Inside the Classics series. That series, which is run by violist Sam Bergman and conductor Sarah Hicks (whose joint idea it was to commission me, and to whom I owe a tremendous thanks), … Read More >