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Dale Trumbore

By Chris McGovern courtesy of The Glass

Dale Trumbore, originally a “Jersey Girl” but living in L.A. now, is yet another composer I know from the world of Twitter that has been making her mark on the world of new music during what seems like a renaissance of sorts. Along with a new album of art-song cycles titled Snow White Turns Sixty she is also about to have the New York premiere of her work for string quartet titled How It Will Go by ACME (The American Contemporary Music Ensemble). Dale even wrote her own article about the piece that was posted on Sequenza21. Having won numerous awards, grants (among them American Composer’s Forum Subito and USC’s Sadye J. Moss Composition Prize), and academic honors, besides composing, Dale has also been a teaching assistant at USC, and currently provides private piano instruction. She managed to find a window of solitude to talk to us. :) Continue reading

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Nadia Sirota – Viola

“I’m Nadia Sirota, I play viola, and I play in a bunch of different groups around town. I think the most importantly, or at least the most bio worthy-ly, are ACME (the American Contemporary Music Ensemble), yMusic (which is a sextet that mostly plays with bands), the Wordless Music Orchestra, the Meredith Monk Ensemble… but I also commission a lot of pieces for solo viola, and viola and electronics, and viola-heavy chamber music….”

Recorded April 2009

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