Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? Hearing the San Fransisco Symphony play the Rite of Spring
Make music with musicians you admire, respect, and enjoy being around. Life is short; spend it with good and supportive people who inspire you to greater heights.
I have a special feeling for the Barbican in London. It feels so inviting, utopian, and democratic compared to other concert halls, which often seem more like churches, or fancy condominiums.
I want to be able to keep making work, and my definition of outer success would be that I have enough financial support and audience interest to be able to manifest my wildest musical-centered imaginations.
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I was inspired by my fourth grade music teacher Bernice Parrott. I was very
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? My father is a world-class piano improviser, and my mother is a lyricist and