RED NOTE New Music Festival Featured Artists
Joseph Turrin, composer
Winner of the 2012 RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Competition
Joseph Turrin’s music has been commissioned and performed by the some of the world's leading orchestras, chamber ensembles and soloists. His work encompasses many varied forms, including film, theater, opera, orchestral, chamber, jazz, electronic, and dance. Several of his films and recording projects have been nominated for Emmy and Grammy Awards. His works have been recorded on: RCA, EMI, Teldec, Naxos, Summit, Klavier, Cala, Albany, Crystal, and others. Not only a recipient of several commissions from the New York Philharmonic, the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, and Live from Lincoln Center, his works have been championed by such noted musicians as: Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta, Erich Leinsdorf, Wynton Marsalis, Beverly Sills, Canadian Brass, Anne-Sophie Mutter and others. In 2006 he was awarded an honorary Master of Humane Letters from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester. He is currently on the faculty of the Hartt School and Montclair State University.
Fulcrum Point New Music Project
Featured artists, Concert II
Fulcrum Point New Music Project is a leader in the Chicago new music scene, presenting multi-media performances, generating educational programs, and commissioning innovative works. Fulcrum Point has presented more than 100 performances in settings as diverse as the Field Museum, Old St. Pat's, the National Museum of Mexican Art, Ravinia Festival, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, where the orchestra performs a series of concerts each season. Click here for more information about the musicians.
Color Field Ensemble
Featured artists, Concert I
The recent recipients of the Yamaha In-Residence Fellowship, the Color Field Ensemble is a dynamic group of musicians dedicated to the creation and performance of contemporary music. Since the group's formation, CFE has been working intimately with composers premiering their own tailor-made commissions around the country. Click here for more information about the musicians.