Stanford Thompson was performing for a group of students when one raised his hand and asked, “Why should I care about Beethoven?” Thompson started questioning everything after that day.
Category: Artist Features
It’s in the nature of composers to want to reshape sound, but how do we reshape what sound and music do for us as a community? This is a question that occupies composer Dan Visconti, and it started with a feeling of curiosity about how to make classical music a more communal experience, in the ways of jazz or folk music.
Sarah Robinson has built a diversified and joyful career as a flutist, author, educator and concert producer – but before that, she had to confront a narrow definition of success. She shares her personal story at the 21CMposium.