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Armenian-American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian will be in Columbia later this month. She was selected as a resident composer for the 2016 Mizzou International Composers Festival. Kouyoumdjian was a guest on a recent episode of Mizzou Music.
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Jacky Terrasson On Piano Jazz

Jul 22, 2016

Pianist Jacky Terrasson was born in Berlin and raised in Paris. After moving to the U.S., he studied at Berklee College of Music and won the 1993 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. He has toured internationally and collaborated with greats such as Ray Brown, Cassandra Wilson and Ry Cooder.

When he was first emerging to wider attention, Terrasson demonstrated his extraordinary talents in this 1995 Piano Jazz session, playing standards like "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" and "Oleo."

Originally broadcast Winter 1995.

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First Watch: Hannah Gill & The Hours, 'Austin'

Jul 20, 2016

Carla Bley And Steve Swallow On Piano Jazz

Jul 15, 2016

Bassist Steve Swallow and pianist Carla Bley are both acclaimed jazz composers and performers with international reputations. On this 1996 episode of Piano Jazz, they team up to talk with host Marian McPartland about their combined repertoire of innovative music.

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Ethan Forte

The Creating Original Music Program is a week-long intensive course for young composers. The program welcomed another class of aspiring young composers to the MU campus earlier this summer for a one-week intensive course in making new music. Two of this years participants were Columbia's Ethan Forte and Adam Cohen from St. Louis. Forte and Cohen were guests on Mizzou Music.


Mary Kouyoumdjian

Armenian-American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian will be in Columbia later this month. She was selected as a resident composer for the 2016 Mizzou International Composers Festival. Kouyoumdjian was a guest on a recent episode of Mizzou Music.


Erin Gee

Vocalist and composer Erin Gee will be in Columbia in July as a guest composer at the Mizzou International Composers Festival. She was a guest on a recent episode of Mizzou Music.

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A recent graduate of the University of Southern California, composer Ryan Lindveit will be in Columbia next month as one of eight resident composers at the Mizzou International Composers Festival. Lindveit was a guest recently on Mizzou Music. He talked about his compositional style and instrument of choice, the euphonium.


American Composers Orchestra

On this week's program, Trevor Harris continues his conversations with those composers who will be in Columbia as part of next month's Mizzou Composers International Festival. This week's interview is with Chinese composer Wang A-Mao.


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Japanese-born composer Takuma Itoh has composed chamber pieces, works for orchestra and a recent site-specific sound installation. He will be one of eight resident composers during the Mizzou International Composers Festival, which runs July 25-30. Itoh was a guest of Trevor Harris on a recent episode of Mizzou Music on Classical 90.5.

Angie Zhang

Pianist Angie Zhang joined the Missouri Symphony Orchestra as part of the 2015 Hot Summer Nights Music Festival. She was a guest on the final episode of the first season on the Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour.

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On this week's Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour, Kirk Trevor and Jane Whitesides preview the upcoming Hot Summer Nights Music Festival from the Missouri Symphony Society.

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MU composition student Trey Makler was a guest on a recent episode of Mizzou Music.


Amy Appold

This week's guests on Intermission are three instrumentalists who have played with the Missouri Symphony Orchestra. These performers are also area music educators. Siri Geenan, Amy Appold and Mary Manulik offer advice on how parents can help their budding music students find the right instrument and the right teacher.

This interview originally aired on Classical 90.5 on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

Listen for new episodes of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra Radio Hour each Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. on Classical 90.5.

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