Born in Berkeley, Calif., to a mother of Peruvian/Chinese ancestry and a father of Lithuanian/Jewish descent, the pianist and composer Gabriela Lena Frank has always placed identity at the center of her music.
Steven Stucky was a great composer. He was also an indefatigable educator and champion of new music. We will miss him dearly. The following is an interview he granted us for our inaugural issue, about the business and craft of composing.