Media

Students and faculty at MSU engage in creative work in a diversity of mediums and contexts, including acoustic and electronic music, improvisation, real-time interactive performance, video/film, installation, and instrument design.

 

Dance Unlikely (concerto for violin and orchestra) | Ricardo Lorenz


 @ electro-music 2016 | Lyn Goeringer


Returning Souls | Mark Sullivan


Ojibwe Song | Alexis Bacon 


Petals of Fire (for winds and percussion) | Zhou Tian

Concerto for Orchestra | Zhou Tian


Cyclotron (for winds and percussion) | David Biedenbender


Cassette Studies I & IIDoug McCausland (MM Composition, 2017)


Time Gone By (for english horn and string quartet) | Christian Kolo (BM Composition, 2018)


Music for Piano & Computer | Edward Stumpp (DMA Composition, 2020)


Feedback (solo clarinet) | Chris Kaminski (MM Composition, 2020)


Variations for Piano | Bronwen McVeigh (BM Composition, 2017)


Ire (for baritone saxophone) | Ryan Jones (BM Composition, 2019)


Nostalgia (for flute, cello, and piano) | Charlie Han (DMA Composition, 2020)


I Find No Peace (soprano, violin, and piano) | Keaton Garrett (MM Composition, 2020)


Piano TrioHannah Boissonneault (BM Composition, 2020)


NODEKyle Landry (DMA Saxophone with studies in composition, 2018)

 


Ice Fields – Charlie Cooper (BM Composition, 2018)

 

 

SoundNotion, launched in January 2011, is the brainchild of four College of Music composition alumni: Patrick Gullo (MM '11), David MacDonald (MM '08, DMA '11), Sam Merciers (DMA student), and Nate Bliton (MM '11), along with Timothy Rosenberg (saxophone performance, MM '08, DMA '10). The website features shows including news, discussion, analysis, and interviews with composers, performers, bloggers, and arts professionals.

 

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Undergraduate composer Megan Anderson conducts a reading of her work with members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

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The Electronic Music Workshop.
Student composer workshop with Sandbox Percussion
Student composer workshop with Sandbox Percussion. 
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Composition students in free improvisation on a Premieres concert. 

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Professor Ricardo Lorenz, composition students, guest composer Karel Husa, and Professor Emeritus Jere Hutcheson. 
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Undergraduate composer Christian Kolo workshops his music with members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
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Doctoral student Edward Stumpp performs a work for piano and interactive electronics.
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Workshop with guest flutist Mimi Stillman and pianist Charles Abramovic
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Workshop and reading with the MSU Wind Symphony and student composer Christian Kolo.
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Musique 21 with conductor Kevin Noe and guest composer Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon.
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Brooklyn Rider with composition students following workshops of their work. 
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Students perform with guest artists Crystal Mooncone.
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Graduate student Sarah Palermo performs her work for bassoon, voice, and electronics.
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Professor Lyn Goeringer with guest artists Crystal Mooncone.
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Professor Ricardo Lorenz with MSU composition students and John Adams at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
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MSU student composers with Steven Stucky at Music NOW Festival.
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MSU student composers with guest composer Ricky Ian Gordon and Professor Jere Hutcheson.
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Student composers with guest composer John Corigliano.
Maslanka Masterclass
Masterclass with guest composer David Maslanka.