Bee-sharp Honeybee by composer Rae Howell is a brand new music work currently in development. Working with musicians, animators, filmmakers, bee researchers and beekeepers in Minnesota, it is an independent art-science creation project, inspired by, and directly derived from the research of bees, with a focus on bee buzz frequencies. The initial music sketches (composed by […]

Valerie Little is raising funds to present a recital of modern string chamber music works by living, female composers in August, 2018. Valerie writes, “female voices are underrepresented in classical music, as are the works of living composers. I have chosen works from diverse composers, including Jennifer Higdon, Hannah Lash, Caroline Shaw, Jessie Montgomery, and […]

News from composer Ann Millikan: MILLIKAN SYMPHONY, in honor of the composer’s brother, Robert C. Millikan (1957-2012), has been recorded with Boston Modern Orchestra Project and violin soloist Jennifer Curtis. Finishing funds are needed to complete the CD and release it on Innova Recordings, and for the CD-Release Party featuring Jennifer Curtis on August 24th in […]

The Bakken Trio announces a fundraiser for “NADIA – a chamber music revue.” Cocktails, dinner and a sneak preview of scenes from NADIA, a chamber music revue and portrait of the legendary French music teacher starring Christina Baldwin, set to premiere September 17th. This fundraiser takes place on May 21, 2017 at 4:30pm. Call 612 374 […]

“Punk-Ass Classical is a series of contemporary chamber music events in basements, living rooms, and attics throughout the Twin Cities. Our goal is to provide a uniquely intimate and accessible space for both emerging and established performers and composers to connect with new audiences. We are launching this campaign so that we can appropriately compensate […]