Dieter Ammann : A synthesis of spontaneity and meticulous diligence

Dieter Ammann was born in Aarau (Aagau, Switzerland) in 1962 into a musical family. After graduating from high school he started his studies at the Academy for Music Education and Church Music in Lucerne. In addition, he spent several semesters at the Swiss Jazz School in Berne. Following that, he began to perform in the … Continue reading Dieter Ammann : A synthesis of spontaneity and meticulous diligence

Evan Ziporyn

Evan Ziporyn (b. 1959, Chicago) makes music at the crossroads between genres and cultures, east and west. He studied at Eastman, Yale & UC Berkeley with Joseph Schwantner, Martin Bresnick, & Gerard Grisey. He first traveled to Bali in 1981, studying with Madé Lebah, Colin McPhee's 1930s musical informant. He returned on a Fulbright in … Continue reading Evan Ziporyn