This page is updated each month to feature a new selection of works by VCCA composers.
VCCA Fellows are invited to submit a piece for consideration. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.
See this month’s playlist below. Keep scrolling for archives of previous playlists.
This Month's Playlist
1. Evan Williams | Dead White Man Music, II. Flow (My Tears)
The music of Evan Williams draws from a wide range of influences, both musical and cultural. His work reflects inspirations from the Baroque, Romanticism, Modernism, Minimalism, contemporary popular music, and everything in between.
2. Jeremy Rapaport-Stein | Rose Traces
Jeremy Rapaport-Stein is a composer based in Harrisburg, PA who likes to make ethical, peculiar objects with sounds, words, and gestures. His artistic interests include improvisation, vocality, anxiety, error, and recently outdated forms of audio communication.
3. Garrett Byrnes | Concerto for Piano & Chamber Orchestra
Garrett Byrnes composes a wide variety of concert music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, vocalists, and instrumentalists. Byrnes’ music has been performed in many of the worlds leading concert halls.
4. Erik Gustafson | A Place At The Table: A Hymn
As a versatile musician, Erik Gustafson has continued to explore various traditions as well as “thinking outside the box.” Considering pressing issues at hand, Erik has focused on writing music — even more recently — as a healing and connecting endeavor.
5. Jack Curtis Dubowsky | Moth
Jack Curtis Dubowsky is a prolific composer, author, filmmaker, and educator. Dubowsky composes choral, instrumental, and orchestral concert music. His research publications include articles on film music and popular music.
You might also be interested in this discussion between two VCCA Fellows and composers. Thanks to VCCA Fellows Council member Judith Shatin for striking up this conversation with Robert Normandeau about his creative process and the work he produced during his month-long fully-funded residency at VCCA as the recipient of the 2019 Wachtmeister Award.