Jordan Rudess To Debut ‘Explorations for Keyboard and Orchestra’ In Venezuela

Dream Theater keyboardist, Jordan Rudess has announced that he will debut a new work, Explorations for Keyboard and Orchestra, in a performance Nov 19th in Venezuela. Explorations is Rudess’ first composition for orchestra and fulfills a dream that began at the renown Juilliard School of Music. “I once had the opportunity at Juilliard to watch… Read More Jordan Rudess To Debut ‘Explorations for Keyboard and Orchestra’ In Venezuela

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The Michigan Mobile Phone Ensemble Makes Music With iPhones

The Michigan Mobile Phone Ensemble is a new music ensemble using mobile smart phones as primary musical instruments. Founded by Assistant Professor Georg Essl in fall of 2009, the mobile phone ensemble explores new ways to make music with mobile phones. But rather than playing ring-tones, the devices are used to create new interactive sounds… Read More The Michigan Mobile Phone Ensemble Makes Music With iPhones