In Review: Hildegard Competition Concert

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Alyssa Kayser-Hirsh reviews the 2019 Hildegard Competition Concert, including premieres by the three winners as well as works by six finalists, presented on June 4 at National Sawdust.

Student CoLab: Setting the Stage for Tomorrow's Changemakers

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Olivia Giovetti reports on Student CoLab, a National Sawdust initiative that facilitates a creative collaboration between Williamsburg student artists and Amanda Gookin's Forward Music Project.

Hildegard Profile: Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir

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Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir, one of three winners of National Sawdust's 2019 Hildegard Competition, discusses their work with fellow composer Angélica Negrón.

Hildegard Profile: inti figgis-vizueta

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inti figgis-vizueta, one of three winners of National Sawdust's 2019 Hildegard Competition, discusses their work with fellow composer Nico Muhly.

Hildegard Profile: Niloufar Nourbakhsh

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Niloufar Nourbakhsh, one of three winners of National Sawdust's 2019 Hildegard Competition, discusses her work with fellow composer Missy Mazzoli.

Video Premiere: Linda May Han Oh

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Ahead of Linda May Han Oh's National Sawdust show May 16, watch a video premiere from her new album, 'Aventurine,' which finds the bassist, composer, and bandleader celebrating creativity and evolution.

Profiles in Innovation: Juliette Jones

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Juliette Jones, executive vice president of urban promotions at Atlantic Records and one of the recording industry's most influential pros, will be honored in the 2019 National Sawdust Gala.

Profiles in Innovation: David Byrne

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David Byrne, the restlessly inventive singer, songwriter, bandleader, and multi-disciplinary artist, will be honored in the 2019 National Sawdust Gala.

Simon Hanes: Morricone, Evolution, and Making Ends Meet

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Ahead of National Sawdust shows on April 25 and June 26, Tredici Bacci leader Simon Hanes talks with Steve Dollar about Italian pop, artistic evolution, the perils of nostalgia, and operating a big group in New York.

Profiles in Innovation: Black Thought

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Black Thought – Tariq Trotter, the world-renowned emcee who co-founded the groundbreaking hip hop band The Roots in 1987, will be honored in the 2019 National Sawdust Gala.