Category Archives: Composers

On Electro-Acoustic Music: Grisey – Introducing Giverny McAndry – Part 1

There’s a new voice here on the blog.  Her name is Giverny McAndry, and she’ll be contributing some UK-based articles, reviews, and write-ups to The Box Is Empty.  By means of introduction to her and some of her thoughts on

On Electro-Acoustic Music: Grisey – Introducing Giverny McAndry – Part 1

There’s a new voice here on the blog.  Her name is Giverny McAndry, and she’ll be contributing some UK-based articles, reviews, and write-ups to The Box Is Empty.  By means of introduction to her and some of her thoughts on

Marc Yeats

Marc Yeats is a composer and visual artist. His uncompromising music has received performances and broadcast around the world including The Edinburgh String Quartet (UK), the Chamber Group of Scotland (UK), Psappha (UK), Richard Casey, Stephen Combes, the London Sinfonietta (UK),

Marc Yeats

Marc Yeats is a composer and visual artist. His uncompromising music has received performances and broadcast around the world including The Edinburgh String Quartet (UK), the Chamber Group of Scotland (UK), Psappha (UK), Richard Casey, Stephen Combes, the London Sinfonietta (UK),

Leaha Maria Villarreal

Blending literature and visual art with experimental composition, Leaha Maria Villarreal brings a contemporary focus to classical music. Fascinated by themes of home, loss, and memory, her works side-step boundaries and defy convention. Click here to link to Leaha’s website. C

Leaha Maria Villarreal

Blending literature and visual art with experimental composition, Leaha Maria Villarreal brings a contemporary focus to classical music. Fascinated by themes of home, loss, and memory, her works side-step boundaries and defy convention. Click here to link to Leaha’s website. C

John Teske

John Teske is a composer, double bassist and improviser based in Seattle, WA. John composes for acoustic instruments and expands the possibilities of acoustic sounds through extended techniques and electroacoustic means. He received his BM in Music Composition from the

John Teske

John Teske is a composer, double bassist and improviser based in Seattle, WA. John composes for acoustic instruments and expands the possibilities of acoustic sounds through extended techniques and electroacoustic means. He received his BM in Music Composition from the

Mary Kouyoumdjian

Mary Kouyoumdjian is dedicated to composing music that pushes the boundaries of expectation and musical tradition. As a first generation Armenian-American and having come from a family directly affected by the Lebanese Civil War and Armenian Genocide, she uses a sonic

Mary Kouyoumdjian

Mary Kouyoumdjian is dedicated to composing music that pushes the boundaries of expectation and musical tradition. As a first generation Armenian-American and having come from a family directly affected by the Lebanese Civil War and Armenian Genocide, she uses a sonic

Amy Beth Kirsten

Amy Beth Kirsten moved from the Midwest to Baltimore in 2004 to attend Peabody Conservatory. Previously a singer-songwriter in Chicago, she played at many of the cities smallest, but mightiest, nightclubs. Since then Ms. Kirsten has written music for orchestra,

Amy Beth Kirsten

Amy Beth Kirsten moved from the Midwest to Baltimore in 2004 to attend Peabody Conservatory. Previously a singer-songwriter in Chicago, she played at many of the cities smallest, but mightiest, nightclubs. Since then Ms. Kirsten has written music for orchestra,

Ryan Keebaugh

Ryan Keebaugh is a composer, conductor, and sound artist residing in Virginia.  Ryan’s work in recent years has explored a fusion of natural sonic environments with spectral and monochromatic textures influenced by his interests in the environment, visual art, and

Ryan Keebaugh

Ryan Keebaugh is a composer, conductor, and sound artist residing in Virginia.  Ryan’s work in recent years has explored a fusion of natural sonic environments with spectral and monochromatic textures influenced by his interests in the environment, visual art, and