Sounds of NMOP

We’ve been making a lot of fun music here at New Music on the Point.

Here’s a clip of a first rehearsal of JacobTV’s Nivea with Natalie Spehar:

Next, a “fragment” of Muczynski’s Fragments, with Sammy Whalen and Kate Henry:

And a first rehearsal of Danielle Williams’s art song, Souffles, sung by Tara Terrell with Jillian Zack on piano.

Finally, we’re getting to work directly with composers on their pieces which is a great opportunity for all of us to learn from each other, and to exchange ideas back and forth on how to write effectively for certain instruments as well as how to decode the score.

Here’s an exchange with composer Dan Kohane on a particular sound he was going for in his new piece, Obsession.

Adam and Herine give it a whirl:

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