Defenestration by Veronika Krausas

Defenestration by Veronika Krausas

Veronika Krausas is an Associate Professor in the Composition Department at USC’s Thornton School of Music and has previously collaborated with San Francisco Choral Artists. They join forces again, for a new work titled Defenestration. The piece will be premiered by the San Francisco Choral Artists in their June 2016 concert series, 21st-Century Baroque. Composer

Adaptation: Interview with Robinson McClellan

Adaptation: Interview with Robinson McClellan

In the upcoming concert series, 21st-Century Baroque, the San Francisco Choral Artists will give a world premiere performance by New York-based composer Robinson McClellan. The piece is titled Prodigal Song and is an adaptation of an earlier work, Prodigal Songs, from 2007. Composer Jason Carl Rosenberg chats with Robinson McClellan about Prodigal Song and the

Credo, After Reading Gödel: Interview with Roy Whelden

Credo, After Reading Gödel: Interview with Roy Whelden

Composer and viola de gamba performer, Roy Whelden, founded the Galax Quartet in 2005. The Galax Quartet are the featured SFCA+1 guest artist in the San Francisco Choral Artists upcoming concert series, 21st-Century Baroque. Composer Jason Carl Rosenberg interviewed Roy Whelden about Whelden’s new work, Credo, After Reading Gödel, written specifically for the SF Choral

New Voices Project Winner: James Tecuatl-Lee

Oakland-based James Tecuatl-Lee is San Francisco Choral Artists’ under 30 New Voices Project competition winner for 2016. Composer Jason Carl Rosenberg discusses Tecuatl-Lee’s “An American Midrash”, which SFCA will premiere in their concert series Prayers from the Ark: Songs of Lamentation & Jubilation. Jason Carl Rosenberg: Congratulations on submitting the selected work for SFCA’s under

Robin Estrada and the Musicality of Language

Berkeley-based Robin Estrada is an adjunct faculty at the University of San Francisco and a former SFCA Composer-in-Residence. He sat down with composer Jason Carl Rosenberg at the Center for New Music to discuss the use and possibility of language in choral music, especially within the context of Estrada’s “Ecclesiastes 3”, which was commissioned by

Meet SFCA: Kala Maxym, Soprano

I arrived in the Bay Area in early 2015 deciding that New York and I had to break up. I started singing with SFCA in September and have absolutely loved the camaraderie of the group. I found the music both challenging and invigorating (who knew Welsh was so difficult!) but our director, Magen, is an