August 16, 2019
186 - Jaime Esposito and Stephen Hall
To close out LGBT Pride Month, we will be speaking with Jaime Esposito and Stephen Hall, founders of the Spectrum Ensemble! Spectrum is a Denton, TX-based ensemble that highlights talented musicians in the LGBTQA+ community. The Spectrum Ensemble had their debut concert in May 2019, featuring works by LGBTQ composers including four world premieres. Jaime and Stephen are both former students of previous @ percussion guest and international superstar She-e Wu.
0:00 intro and hello 3:45 "A New Light" concert project -celebrating LGBTQA composers 11:00 Commissioning? 20:20 Ben: Lou Harrison 32:55 Casey: Today in music history 40:10 The Spectrum Duo and living apart? 53:20 When you started Spectrum was it hard to find LGBTQA composers? 54:45 Studying with She-e Wu?
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