• Hailing from Spain, artists Tagore Gonzalez and Isis de Coura and their company Maria and Rodrigo have collaborated with CreArtBox to present Two Roads, a collaborative work that will close the 2019 CreArt Music Festival. The pair’s creativity contributed heavily to the work, and we had a chance to speak with the creative minds behind the staging, set, and costume design of Two Roads.  From differences of culture between cities...

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    07 Aug , 2019

    Parhelion Trio

    What happens when you combine virtuosic musicianship, robust new repertoire, and mutual respect among colleagues and friends? You get Parhelion Trio, a NYC-based new music trio whose combination of flute, clarinet, and piano have been a driving force in the New Music scene since 2010. We got a chance to talk with the members of the trio about their formation, future, and thoughts on working with living composers. Could you...

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    07 Aug , 2019

    Mandalas in the Rubble by Dai Wei

    Originally from China, Dai Wei’s musical journey navigates the spaces between east and west, classical and pop, electronic and acoustic, innovation and tradition. She often draws from eastern philosophy and aesthetics to create works with contemporary resonance, reflecting an introspection on how these multi-dimensional conflicts and tensions can create and inhabit worlds of their own. Here Wei divulges more information on a work getting its NY premiere at the CreArt...

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    07 Aug , 2019

    A Colony for Noisemakers

    Imagine a place where your only worry is music. We had a chance to talk with Hannah Collins, cellist and Assistant Director of Avaloch Farm Music Institute. Avaloch Farm Music Institute gives chamber music and jazz ensembles at any stage of development a unique opportunity: time and space to work intensively on repertoire, prepare for recordings, concerts, or competitions, work with composers on commissions, and forge or reconnect to a...

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    05 Aug , 2019

    Queens’ Circus Jewel

    Along the southern edge of Long Island City resides an 8,000 square foot warehouse, where many aspiring and elite circus performers hone their craft. Co-Founded in 2010 by Suzi Winson, Circus Warehouse of NYC provides a space that supports new and experimental works, seeks to integrate circus arts into mixed-media forms, and produces the next generation of circus performers. Winson runs the professional program, turning out top-level performers for traditional...

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