Jane Ira Bloom: Exploring the Unruly Music of Emily Dickinson

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Saxophonist and composer Jane Ira Bloom talks about her latest project, 'Wild Lines,' an exploration of poet Emily Dickinson's musical inclinations and improvisational skills.

Meet the NS Artist-in-Residence: Lidiya Yankovskaya, Activist Conductor

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Get to know conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya, whose Refugee Orchestra Project is in residence at National Sawdust this season and performs there on Nov. 12.

Clara Iannotta: Bludenz and the Business of Responsible Curation

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In the four years that composer Clara Iannotta has served as artistic director of the Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, representation of women composers has doubled.

The Blue Hour: The Art of Collaboration

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Violinist Sarah Darling and composer Rachel Grimes talk about the birth and evolution of 'The Blue Hour,' a song cycle jointly composed for A Far Cry by Grimes, Angelica Negrón, Shara Nova, Caroline Shaw, and Sarah Kirkland Snider.

Introducing the Hildegard Series

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Announcing The Hildegard Series, an ongoing component of the National Sawdust Log that will focus exclusively on the stories, issues, and activities of female-identifying composers, performers, and professionals involved in the contemporary music world.