Myra Melford: Taking Flight Where Life Leads Her

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Improvising pianist, composer, and bandleader Myra Melford talks at length about her newest audio and video releases, why working with women has become more vital, and the vibrant life she's built in California.

Eva-Maria Houben: The Singularity of the Moment

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Ahead of a tour during which she'll collaborate with Ordinary Affects and New England Conservatory students, German composer Eva-Maria Houben talks about scripting musical encounters and decaying sounds.

Leila Bordreuil: The Physical Force of Sound

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Improvising cellist and composer Leila Bordreuil speaks to Olivia Giovetti about her creative practice, her interest in the sensory force of sound, and upcoming projects at Issue Project Room and the Kitchen.

Gavin Rayna Russom: Synthesizing a Social Counterpoint

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LCD Soundsystem synth wizard Gavin Rayna Russom talks to Piotr Orlov about her National Sawdust residency, which begins in collaboration with pioneering minimalist Terry Riley on Sept. 15.

In Review: Kate Amrine

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Rebecca S. Lentjes reviews a delightful hour-long recital by trumpeter Kate Amrine, featuring a mix of inventive and topical works, presented at Areté Venue & Gallery in Brooklyn.

Laura Karpman and MaryClare Brzytwa: Evening the Score in Music for Media

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MaryClare Brzytwa, executive director of Technology and Applied Composition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, talks with composer Laura Karpman about issues faced by women composing for media.

Shelley Washington and Gemma Peacocke: Confronting Sexism from Male Allies

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Extending a conversation brought into focus by a Twitter ban, John Hong talks with composers Shelley Washington and Gemma Peacocke about sexist interactions with purported male allies.

Mamie Minch: Giving Girls the Tools to Succeed

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Brooklyn musician and luthier Mamie Minch talks about her fondness for vintage instruments, how she got her start repairing them, and the ukulele-building camp for girls she'll run at Jalopy Theatre July 16-21.

Brin Solomon: Genders, Voices, and Salt

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Brin Solomon, a composer, performer, and writer, talks to Zoë Madonna about 'Defiant, Majestic, and Beautiful,' a new song cycle about life under transmisogyny they will present at Dixon Place July 10.

Marti Epstein: Webern, Influence, and the Space Between Things

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Boston composer Marti Epstein, whose music is paired with works by Webern and others in the Trinity Wall Street series "Time's Arrow" June 19 and 21, talks to David Weininger about her creative path.