Monthly Archive: October 2013


New Feature Online!

Today, the Boston Music Intelligencer ran my feature on Boston Opera Collaborative. You can read the feature in two parts: a short history of BOC, including remarks on their current season, and an interview...

Rubbish instruments

Music on Top of a Landfill

There’s a lecture that I give to my world music students called “Music on the Edge of a Junkyard”. This title sounds nicer than the more literal rendition, which would be “Music on the...

Away She Goes

Away She Goes

One of my former students, Chelsea Basler-Aston, is singing the role of Papagena in Boston Lyric Opera’s production of The Magic Flute. This new English adaptation of the classic Mozart opera includes a new...