“Father Forgive”, a new composition by Saint Mary’s music professor, A. Eric Heukeshoven, will receive both international and national premieres in the coming weeks. The work for choir and flute is based on the “Coventry Litany of Reconcilation” – written by Canon Joseph Poole in 1958. The text was inspired by a relentless bombing raid […]

Congratulations to MN composer Eric Carranza for his selection as a Lanesboro Artist in Residence for 2019! Eric will create “Root River Vibrations” a series of musical vignettes inspired by and created with the people, landscape and energy of Lanesboro. Supported through 2020 by the Jerome Foundation, the Lanesboro Artist Residency Program awards two to […]

Congratulations to MN composer Scott Senko on being chosen as a winner of the Esoterics’ 2018-2019 POLYPHONOS choral composition competition! He’ll be creating a new piece to be premiered on their October 2019 concert in Seattle. Scott Senko, Young Composer (Minneapolis, MN) Scott Senko (b. 1992) is a composer and vocalist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He […]

There is so much original and new music in this year’s list of MSAB Artist Initiative Grant awardees! Congratulations to Krissy Bergmark, Mark Bilyeu, Jeffrey E. Brooks, Greg Brosofske, Craig Carnahan, John Croarkin, Paul Dice, Michael Masura Flora, Jerry Kosak, Matthew McCright, Scott L. Miller, Crystal Myslajek, Natalie Nowytski, Rachel Ries, JC Sanford, SEE MORE […]

Beginning Saturday, September 2, 11pm-midnight Pacific Time, the inaugural one hour crow with no mouth radio program will air on community-based KOWS, Sonoma County, California. The one-hour radio program will air on odd Saturdays on KOWS at 11pm Pacific Time. If you’re not able to catch the program when it airs, they are all archived on […]

Come one, come all…  Enjoy original music and the “Rhythm in Rice” series, produced by Brian Horst Productions and co-produced by PipJazz Foundation and Pippi Ardennia. Pippi Ardennia, President & Founder of PipJazz LIVE! Foundation PLUS…Singer/Songwriter, Producer, Educator, and Lowertown’s Jazz Diva has arranged  6 GREAT concerts in Rice Park (located between the Landmark Center, […]

April 20-22 | St. Cloud State University | More info | Conference Schedule The annual SEAMUS (Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States) conference presents a broad intersection of electro-acoustic music and art in small and large concert venues on campus, a downtown nightclub, and in guerrilla concerts. This year’s SEAMUS Award Winner, Carla Scaletti, will be at […]

Compositions and Concepts “Dear Friends and Colleagues: I am happy to announce my music book (representing 40+ years of my work/life) is now published. The title is “Compositions and Concepts.” It includes over 170 original songs, explanations of my methodologies, some of my philosophy, graphic compositions, synth-choral works and studies.” Learn more

August 18, 2016 Inspired by the Rio Olympics and in the spirit of my upcoming world travels, this fall I’ll be hosting the official Composer Quest Olympic Games! These 6 short events are designed for (even busy!) composers to sharpen their skills and get in the habit of regular composing. The events are: National Anthems […]