https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Du-Yun-inset-2.jpg 600 900 Jennifer Gersten https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Jennifer Gersten2018-11-19 18:18:552018-11-19 18:18:55In Review: Du Yun Composer Portrait
A Miller Theatre Composer Portrait showcasing high priestess of musical eclecticism Du Yun, Jennifer Gersten writes, displayed her formidable skill for making her influences cohere as visceral, gratifying narratives.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Myra-inset.jpg 600 890 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-11-02 22:00:212018-11-03 12:42:20Myra Melford: Taking Flight Where Life Leads Her
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.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Houben-banner.jpg 800 1500 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-10-15 05:00:592018-10-15 06:07:08Eva-Maria Houben: The Singularity of the Moment
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.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Leila-banner.jpg 800 1500 Olivia Giovetti https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Olivia Giovetti2018-09-24 14:13:212018-09-24 16:59:56Leila Bordreuil: The Physical Force of Sound
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.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/180518_Pinhook_GavinRaynaRussom_006_Carlos-Gonzalez_IG-The1point8.jpg 600 900 Piotr Orlov https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Piotr Orlov2018-09-12 10:48:472018-09-12 11:17:44Gavin Rayna Russom: Synthesizing a Social Counterpoint
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.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/amrine-splash.jpg 800 1500 Rebecca S. Lentjes https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Rebecca S. Lentjes2018-08-24 18:08:212019-01-16 16:00:16In Review: Kate Amrine
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.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Brzytwa-Karpman-matrix.jpg 800 1500 Steve Smith https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Steve Smith2018-07-19 16:03:242018-07-20 15:10:51Laura Karpman and MaryClare Brzytwa: Evening the Score in Music for Media
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.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Washington-Peacocke-banner.jpg 800 1500 John Hong https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png John Hong2018-07-12 14:13:212018-07-12 15:41:48Shelley Washington and Gemma Peacocke: Confronting Sexism from Male Allies
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.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/mamie-banner.jpg 800 1500 Lara Pellegrinelli https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Lara Pellegrinelli2018-07-05 14:07:032018-07-05 15:12:43Mamie Minch: Giving Girls the Tools to Succeed
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.
https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Brin-banner.jpg 800 1377 Zoë Madonna https://nationalsawdust.org/thelog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/national-sawdust-log.png Zoë Madonna2018-07-03 16:37:282018-07-24 12:42:13Brin Solomon: Genders, Voices, and Salt
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.