Premiere of In Search of Holly by Philip Carlsen, Berklee Marimba Concerts, Dec. 11

On Monday, December 11, the Berklee Marimba ensembles,  together with the Boston Conservatory marimba ensembles, directed by Nancy Zeltsman and Richard Flanagan, performed the premiere of In Search of Holly, by Maine composer Philip Carlsen, for three marimbas with snare drum.  Various ensembles performed music of Ivan Trevino, Steven Scher, Scarlatti, and more, at the David Friend Recital Hall in Boston.

US Premiere of Matthew Greenbaum's Oboe Concerto - "The Jig is Up" - Riverside Symphony, Jan. 20th


Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
Riverside Symphony

Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8pm Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City;

The Riverside Symphony, featuring Roni Gal-Ed, oboe.

TELEMANN  Concerto 'alla Francese' in C Major
GREENBAUM  The Jig is Up
CPE BACH  Berlin Symphony in Eb Major
MOZART  Symphony 29 in A Major

Tickets link here


Beginning its 37th season, Riverside Symphony is widely credited for bringing a unique musical perspective to classical music audiences in New York City. Its vibrant performances of innovative programs are routinely lauded by The New York Times, and its seven CDs have been acclaimed in both the U.S. and international press.

Scott Miller's RABA - in virtual reality concert at St. Cloud U - December 7th


Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 1:30pm

Scott L. Miller, with support from a St. Cloud State University 2017 Research Faculty Improvement Grant, has created Raba, a virtual reality concert piece. This work was created in collaboration with Mark Gill of the SCSU Visualization Lab, Rein Zobel of Maru VR, and Ensemble U:, Estonia’s premier new music ensemble, based in Tallinn.

Raba (which means “bog” in Estonian) is an immersive audio-visual concert piece inspired by the Marimetsa Raba, located about an hour drive from Tallinn. Raba is experienced by the audience seated in swiveling office chairs and wearing VR headsets. Audience members can visually explore a 360 video while Ensemble U: performs the music, Raba, in sync with the film.

New work by Doug Harbin performed throughout the midwest by Concordia Orchestra, Oct. 29-Nov. 5

The Concordia Orchestra from Concordia College completed its regional tour with a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, in Memorial Auditorium at its home base at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. This concert was part of the orchestra’s 2017 regional tour which also includeed stops thorughout Minnesota, North Dakota, and Iowa.


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