https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Upshaw-banner.jpg 800 1500 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2019-04-12 18:00:442019-04-13 04:07:00Dawn Upshaw: Singers, Students, and Teachers
Ahead of two National Sawdust concerts with students from the Bard College Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts program that she'll leave behind in June, Dawn Upshaw talks about what she achieved and what comes next.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Making-Art-banner.jpg 800 1500 Annika Socolofsky https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Annika Socolofsky2019-04-09 16:00:012019-04-23 16:59:48Making Art in Today's Social Climate: Self and Other
How can artists engaged in identity-based work facilitate and empower other voices, rather than appropriating them? Annika Socolofsky solicits expert testimony in the second installment of a three-part series.
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In advance of a portrait concert at National Sawdust on April 7, composer Jeremy Gill talks to Christian Carey about the challenges of setting Whitman and Pascal, the art of variations, and more.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shirley-banner.jpg 800 1500 Brin Solomon https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Brin Solomon2019-04-01 16:23:142019-04-01 16:34:44Lucy M. Caplan on Shirley Graham Du Bois and Tom-Tom
Ahead of a performance and panel discussion about Shirley Graham Du Bois and her opera 'Tom-Tom' at National Sawdust April 4, Brin Solomon speaks with scholar Lucy M. Caplan about the composer and work.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Making-Art-banner.jpg 800 1500 Annika Socolofsky https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Annika Socolofsky2019-03-26 16:30:372019-04-08 23:24:30Making Art in Today’s Social Climate: Meaning and Motivation
What does it mean to make successful identity-based art—or is that even possible? Composer, performer, and writer Annika Socolofsky explores those questions and more in the first installment of a three-part series.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dale-Trumbore-banner.jpg 800 1500 Catherine Womack https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Catherine Womack2019-03-14 01:00:302019-03-14 00:45:46Dale Trumbore: Asking Questions and Tackling Self-Doubt
Dale Trumbore, a successful composer with big events ahead in Los Angeles March 17 and New York City April 27-28, talks to Catherine Womack about overcoming self-doubt and finding a creative groove.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/TINTH-banner.jpg 800 1500 Kurt Gottschalk https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Kurt Gottschalk2019-03-13 13:11:492019-03-14 00:48:20This Is Not This Heat: This Is What It Is (and Why It Still Matters)
Charles Bullen and Charles Hayward, now touring the U.S. with transcategorical "pre/post-everything" ensemble This is Not This Heat, tell Kurt Gottschalk why it happened, what it means, and what comes next.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Thirlwell-inset.jpg 600 900 Steve Dollar https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Dollar2019-02-28 12:00:162019-02-28 12:12:30JG Thirlwell: Cartoons, Chamber Music, and the Art of Managing Time
JG Thirlwell, famed for his groundbreaking industrial-rock work as well as his scores for animated TV hits, talks to Steve Dollar about the chamber project he presents at National Sawdust Feb 28-March 1.
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Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris, the married musicians of violin duo String Noise, talk to Steve Dollar about punk rock and wild experimentation in advance of shows this week at Areté in Greenpoint.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Zeigler-inset-1.jpg 576 900 Olivia Giovetti https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Olivia Giovetti2019-02-19 01:00:552019-02-21 13:32:19Jeffrey Zeigler: Cello and the Art of Meaningful Conversation
Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, who performs nightly in the Stone series at the New School Feb. 19-23, talks with Olivia Giovetti about improvisation as conversation, and choosing to focus on meaningful work.