“Astounding technical proficiency and artistic delicacy”, writes the Boston Musical Intelligencer. Aaron Larget-Caplan is an international recording and touring artist. He has premiered over 80 compositions, and Edition Peters and Stone Records (UK) publish his groundbreaking arrangements and recordings of the music of John Cage. He has four critically acclaimed solo discs and is on faculty at University of Massachusetts Boston. In 2019 Aaron received the Médaille D’Etain from the Société Académique Arts-Sciences-Lettres of Paris, France for his trailblazing work in music. Aaron is the founder of numerous commissioning and performance endeavors including the New Lullaby Project: a 21st century commissioning and recording endeavor that has premiered 56 new lullabies by 50 different composers from eight countries; Carnatic Preludes, After J.S. Bach (aka Bach from India) with composer Vineet Shende, and new works for guitar and electronics with composers Lainie Fefferman, Tom Flaherty and Lou Bunk. Born in Oklahoma and raised in Colorado, Aaron lives in Boston his wife, healer, and muse Catherine.
Barbara Jazwinski studied composition and theory at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, Poland. She received her M.A. degree in composition and piano from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in composition from the City University of New York. Her teachers included Mario Davidovsky, Gyorgy Ligeti and John Chowning. Currently, she is Head of the Composition Program at the Newcomb Music Department, Tulane University, in New Orleans. Jazwinski's music has been heard throughout North America, Europe, and the Far East. She has been active as a performer and promoter of contemporary music. Since 1988, she has served as Music Director of Spectri Sonori, an award-winning concert series that specializes in performances of contemporary music. Among her awards are the Prince Pierre of Monaco Composition Award for her Sextet and the First Prize in the Nicola De Lorenzo Composition Contest for Music for Chamber Orchestra.