Presentation by Arthur Breur — The Community Connection

Presentation by Arthur Breur — The Community Connection

Zoom presentation link (go here at time of presentation to watch): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86997739502 Meeting ID: 869 9773 9502 Composers have tremendous resources in their local communities, some of which they might not even consider as available to them. In this...

Presentation by Dawn Sonntag — Opera: “For Life”

Dawn Sonntag’s opera “For Life,” with a libretto by Harvard-trained psychologist, dialogical therapist, and film director Kermit Cole, brings to attention the problem of iatrogenic illness caused by a for-profit mental health care system. This opera,...

Presentations by Elizabeth Dyson and Drew Swatosh

1st: Drew Swatosh Drew Swatosh (they/them), along with librettist Brain Dang, is composing a 20 minute chamber opera as part of the Seattle Opera Creation Lab. The opera “If Only I Could Give You The Sun” is a trans adaptation of the myth of Icarus and Daedalus that...

Nicholas Yandell: Composing Trauma

Through his own compositions, Yandell explores how art can help individuals express, comprehend, and confront trauma, whether as composers, performers, or listeners. This presentation is part of the NACUSA 2021 Virtual New Music Festival. For more details, see:...