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MEDIA AND PRESS RELEASES

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5 Questions to Queen Drea (interdisciplinary sound alchemist)

A true sound alchemist, Queen Drea uses no recipe. A Twin Cities-based vocalist, electronic artist, and recipient of a 2017 Minnesota Emerging Composer Award administered by the American Composers Forum, Queen Drea creates conceptual soundscapes sculpted from poetics and metaphor.

The 6th Annual New Music Gathering 

Hailed as “more than just another new music festival” (Wall Street Journal) and “a joyous celebration of the art and craft, and yes, even the business, of making contemporary music,” (I Care If You Listen), conference New Music Gathering heads to St. Paul, MN for in-person events August 12-14, 2021 and presents virtual events August 12-18, 2021.

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2022 McKnight Composer Fellows and McKnight Visiting Composers Announced

American Composers Forum (ACF) is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s McKnight Composer Fellowships and McKnight Visiting Composer Residencies.

New Music Gathering 2021: “Money?”, Ethics, and Sustaining a Creative Life

Since 2015, New Music Gathering has taken a novel approach to conferences by instituting a gathering of music creators.

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