Ethan Rouse, Viola, performs Trevor Shaw’s “Three Texas Vignettes for Viola and String Orchestra” at the University of North Texas. Each movement captures a scene from life in Texas: “Driving an old pickup through the Hill Country”, “Walking through bluebonnets”, and “Escaping the parking lot grackles”. Written by Austin-based composer Trevor Shaw in 2016.
One, for large string orchestra, premiered on March 6th as Hot Air Music Festival 2016’s headliner at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. One is piece where all 37 players have unique parts, a work where “everyone is the soloist, and no one is.” The official One CD is now Available on Spotify, CD Baby, […]
Lee Todd Lacks performs Tom Swafford’s Your (so called) ‘Music’ with String Power. Part of Tom’s concert “The Real (?) Me.” November 15, 2009. Douglass Street Music Collective, Brooklyn, NY. The text is a letter Tom received after his last large concert in Seattle in 2006. Go here to become a String Power fan: http://www.facebook.com/#/pages/String-Power/237313541905?ref=nf