Monthly Archives: April 2021

Music students combine compositions and visual components in a virtual spring showcase

Boost those speakers – original compositions by UCLA music students just dropped. UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music hosted a live broadcast of the Undergraduate Composers Spring Concert on Tuesday. This event took place virtually rather than in person due to COVID-19 restrictions. Alex Barsom, a third-year music composition student, …

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A playlist of his compositions

The godfather of world music, Pandit Ravi Shankar was one of the most influential and prolific Indian sitar maestros. His exceptional talent, his enormous contribution to music catapulted him to celebrity rank and to this day he is considered the most famous representative in the world of Indian classical music. …

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WIU alumnus releases recording of personal compositions and arrangements

Relations with WIU universities | The voice of McDonough County MACOMB – A Western Illinois University alumnus recently released a recording of 11 of his compositions and arrangements, at least one of which relates to his alma mater. Jeff Ford, a 1981 graduate with a Bachelor of Music degree from …

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