#243 World Music Days: Vancouver Part 1

The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) holds arguably the world’s most important contemporary music festival in a different city each year.   Much like the Olympics, cities bid to be the host and this year it’s in Vancouver.  In this first program of two, we hear from Jordan Nobles, Charlotte Bray, Jocelyn Morlock, and … Continue reading #243 World Music Days: Vancouver Part 1

#241 Kontras Quartet Live in Studio

A special broadcast with Chicago's Kontras Quartet, a group that has been blending the line between classical and folk music since 2009. On this program we’ll hear folk-inspired repertoire from South Africa to Japan back home to the Midwest. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Sarah Zwinklis Music Strum by Jessie Montgomery String Quartet No. 1 … Continue reading #241 Kontras Quartet Live in Studio

#240 Gender Identity in Music

One of the most important new developments in contemporary classical music is part of a wider societal trend of gender fluidity. We talk with three composers who have transitioned about their music before and after, and their personal experiences. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Sarah Zwinklis Music Forces Part 1 by Devin Fanslow Ball State … Continue reading #240 Gender Identity in Music