David Loeb

DAVID LOEB studied with Peter Pindar Stearns at the Mannes College of Music in New York. He currently teaches at Mannes and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. For thirty five years he has composed extensively for traditional Japanese instruments and for...

Bun-Ching Lam

BUN-CHING LAM, born in the Macao region of China, began studying piano at the age of seven and gave her first public solo recital at fifteen. In 1976, she received a B.A. degree in piano performance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She then accepted a...

Naoko Kurauchi

NAOKO KURAUCHI, is a graduate of the Musashino Music College in Japan. She studied under Hirohiko TAMURA and Tohru TAMURA . Naoko was selected for the 54th Japan Music Competition and received the 2nd New Composer Award by Japanese Society for Contemporary Music...

Mark Kilstofte

MARK KILSTOFTE, is admired as a composer of lyrical line, engaging harmony, strong, dramatic gesture and keen sensitivity to sound, shape and event. Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle as “exciting and beautiful, consistently gripping,” his music has garnered a...

Lou Harrison

LOU HARRISON, (1917-2003), for fifty years, was in the vanguard of American composers. An innovator of musical composition and performance that transcended cultural boundaries, Harrison’s highly acclaimed work juxtaposes and synthesizes musical dialects from...

Osvaldo Golijov

OSVALDO GOLIJOV, (born December 5, 1960), grew up in an Eastern European Jewish household in La Plata, Argentina. Born to a piano teacher mother and physician father, Golijov was raised surrounded by chamber classical music, Jewish liturgical and klezmer music, and...