Author: Mark McCoy

Mark McCoy

Mark McCoy has had a diverse career as performer, actor, conductor, composer, author, academic and dean. He is a champion of 21st Century music and musicians.

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Dvorˇák and the NFL

Dvorak Festival 4

In talking with classical music presenters about their work, the subject of attracting younger and more diverse audiences inevitably comes up. How do we create relevant programming for “today’s audience” while not alienating our base?

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2015

An Interview with Caroline Shaw

Caroline Shaw Interview 2

Caroline Shaw was virtually unknown as a composer before she won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 for Partita for 8 Voices. Some knew her as a vocalist with the Grammy award-winning Roomful of Teeth, for whom she wrote Partita, others knew her as a violinist, performing with everyone from The Roots on The Tonight Show to the Mark Morris Dance Group Ensemble.

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