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Sinquefield Charitable Foundation
Sinquefield Charitable Foundation supports local composer bringing music to Iraq
Composer Patrick David Clark is bringing new music to an ancient city this July, traveling to Erbil in northern Iraq to teach composition to high school students. Patrick’s work with the students at American Voices’ YES Academy in Erbil is made possible with financial support from the Sinquefield Charitable Foundation. In the video clip above, Art Holliday from St. Louis’ NBC affiliate KSDK interviews Patrick about the trip.
Mizzou New Music Initiative
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra to play works by Mizzou composers
In an announcement Thursday, Feb 10th, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra announced that it will perform new works by two young composers associated with the Mizzou New Music Initiative (MNMI) as part of its 2013-14 season. The announcement came during a “town hall” event at Powell Symphony Hall in St. Louis as the orchestra unveiled its entire season schedule for next year.
Stephanie Berg, David Robertson, and Jeanne Sinquefield discuss the Mizzou New Music Initiative and the what the Saint Louis Symphony means for the Mizzou composers.
The Sound of Art: Matching Artists with Composers
The Mizzou New Music Ensemble’s concert on Saturday, May 19 at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis will feature three world premieres inspired by CAM’s Great Rivers Biennial 2012. Two years ago, the Ensemble did a concert at CAM with a similar theme and concept, and the composers’ process was documented in a short film called “The Sound of Art.” Watch it here!
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