Nadia Boulanger : teacher of the century

Juliette Nadia Boulanger (16 September 1887 – 22 October 1979) was a French composer, conductor, and teacher.   She taught many of the leading composers and musicians of the 20th century including  Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, Quincy Jones, John Eliot Gardiner, Elliott Carter, Dinu Lipatti, Igor Markevitch, Virgil Thomson, David Diamond, Idil Biret, Daniel Barenboim, Philip … Continue reading Nadia Boulanger : teacher of the century

Composer Profile: Michael A. Rose

Website Michael Alec Rose’s many awards and commissions include the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation's chamber music commission, for which he composed his String Quartet No. 2; 28 consecutive annual awards in composition from ASCAP, 1986-2013; commissions from the Blair and Mendelssohn String Quartets; and three works for the Nashville Symphony.  Rose’s Beatitudes, a new song … Continue reading Composer Profile: Michael A. Rose