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Caroline Shaw: Re-Imagining the Potential of the Human Voice

Caroline Shaw: Re-Imagining the Potential of the Human Voice

Celebrating the Classical California Ultimate Playlist, this article highlights the talents of Caroline Shaw, a NYC-based violinist, singer, and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer known for her unique vocal compositions.

awareness
09/13/2021
A Lovely New Lullaby Just in Time for Mother’s Day

A Lovely New Lullaby Just in Time for Mother’s Day

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers celebrates Mothers' Day with a recording of "Estonian Lullaby", a piece written for her by Arvo Pärt. The lullaby holds a special place in her heart.

family
05/07/2021
A Modern Music Playlist to Inspire You

A Modern Music Playlist to Inspire You

Explore Alan Chapman's playlist for the Classical California Ultimate Playlist vote, featuring works from modern composers like Tan Dun, Arvo Pärt, and Jennifer Higdon.

ccup
09/04/2020
David Lang Contemplates the National Anthems of Each and Every Country

David Lang Contemplates the National Anthems of Each and Every Country

Composer David Lang explores common themes in global national anthems, revealing a shared sense of insecurity about freedom. His choral work, the national anthems, reflects on peace, war, and patriotism.

America
06/30/2020
From Learning Major Chords to Grammy Awards

From Learning Major Chords to Grammy Awards

Explore the journey of Jennifer Higdon, a late bloomer in composition who won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and two Grammys. Discover her musical background and acclaimed works.

awareness
06/09/2020
Vox Femina Reaches Toward the Future

Vox Femina Reaches Toward the Future

Vox Femina, an all-treble choir, successfully hosts its first Concert for Youth, aiming to inspire future choral singers. They plan a tribute to the LGBTQ community in June.

Community
05/08/2020