THE INSIDE STORY: Ryan Jesperson and SPECTRA VOL. 2

Ryan Jesperson is a composer whose music is steeped in the modern practice of blurring genres and skewing expectations. Ryan holds degrees from Washington State University and The Hartt School and earned his doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he was a Chancellor’s Doctoral Fellow and recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Dissertation Award.... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: Michael Wittgraf and MANIFOLD

Michael Wittgraf is an electronic music composer whose recent work explores live manipulation of feedback, interactive improvisation, and time as data. His music has been performed in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. He has awards, commissions, and recognition from ASCAP, Modern Chamber Players, National Symphony Orchestra, Tempus Fugit, Louisiana State University, University of... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: Joe Sheehan and SONGS OF LAKE VOLTA

Joseph Sheehan composes and performs music to connect with musicians and audiences from diverse traditions. His music has been performed at prestigious concert halls, underground jazz clubs, outdoor music festivals, and in intimate chamber settings. Musicians involved with his work include professional performers of jazz, classical, hip-hop, and African traditional music. His recent release on Ansonica... Continue Reading →

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