Mark Gould 2012: The Complete Campaign

EW: Tune in Tomorrow

EW: Tune in Tomorrow

“How about if I get an orchestra together for you?” McWhorter offered, rashly. He’d conduct it himself if he had to. Grannan agreed. McWhorter, a jazzman from way back, quickly realized how impetuous his improvisation had been. “I didn’t have an orchestra, I didn’t have money to pay an orchestra and I’d never conducted an orchestra before,” he recalls. Yet he knew he had to try. – Brett Campbell

EW: Beta Collide gives Ed’s Coed a new spin

EW: Beta Collide gives Ed’s Coed a new spin

“Ambitious music projects are like catnip for Brian McWhorter. His latest, an assembled score with Beta Collide for the upcoming UO screening of the 1929 silent film Ed’s Coed, is no exception.”

Costinescu: Jubilus & Pantomine

Costinescu: Jubilus & Pantomine

Jubilus & Pantomime is a full-length performance DVD . Jubilus, written for soprano, trumpet, and percussion is an expression of physical and spiritual rejoicing hailed as “a work of enormous vitality and originality” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Pantomime for chamber orchestra is…

Tyranny of the Senses

Tyranny of the Senses

tyranny of the senses [2012] electronic score commissioned by gilmer duran and the eugene ballet company 36min

Elixirs

Elixirs

elixirs [2012] an adaptation of donizetti’s l’elisir d’amore for narrator/tenor, soprano, brass ensemble, piano and drums premiered by the all star brass and pink baby monster, banff centre 40min

Meridian Arts Ensemble - Live at the Library of Congress [DVD]

Meridian Arts Ensemble – Live at the Library of Congress [DVD]

Echolalia by Mark Applebaum

The Wire: Nate Wooley Interview (featuring track for Beta Collide)

The Wire: Nate Wooley Interview (featuring track for Beta Collide)

Nate Wooley and Beta Collide “Three Cello Studies” Recorded by Lance Miller In 2010 a number of composers were commissioned to write electroacoustic works based on the of Bach, for the Oregon Bach Festival ReMix night. This composition features Molly…

Barbeich & Sidereus

Timeline: 9/18/09 – I commissioned my good friend Michael Ward-Bergeman to arrange his solo accordion piece “Barbeich” for solo trumpet and ensemble – to be performed by Beta Collide on 11/16/09 at Instrumenta Oaxaca – a contemporary music festival in…