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      Angelica Negron uses toys and found objects to create whimsical music.

      Composers Among Us: Angélica Negrón

      Puerto Rican-born composer and multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón writes music for accordions, toys and electronics as well as chamber ensembles and orchestras. Her works Bubblegum Grass Peppermint Field and La Isla Magica are as whimsical as their names suggest. Leap into Negron’s mind and music in the latest installment of our Composers Among Us series.

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      Ian Maksin is a Russian-born Chicago-based cellist and composer

      Ian Maksin is a Russian-born Chicago-based cellist and composer

      Going Solo

      There is perhaps no more intimate connection in music than when a composer writes a solo piece specifically for a gifted performer, crafting the piece for the player’s specific strengths and musical tastes. We’ll talk with several performers about solos that have been written for them and feature performances of the pieces recorded live in […]

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