CENTRAL ENGLAND: Mike Wheeler's concert reviews from Nottingham and Derbyshire feature high profile artists on the UK circuit - often quite early on their tours.
VIDEO PODCAST: Women Composers - Our special hour-long illustrated feature on women composers includes contributions from Diana Ambache, Gail Wein, Hilary Tann, Natalie Artemas-Polak and Victoria Bond.
American composer, music theorist, critic, pianist, teacher, classical radio and disco DJ Steven Bloch was born on 5 November 1952 in New York City. His music has been performed in various countries, including Australia, France, Poland and the USA. His articles have appeared in various journals and magazines.
In 1992 he received the University of New Mexico's first award for excellence in teaching, and the following year he was a UNM Faculty Scholar. He is currently chairman of UNM's Department of Music.
His eight-minute orchestral work Shadows (1993) has been released on the MMC Recordings label (MMC2064) and also on Navona Records' NV7871.
CD Spotlight. Filigree Textures - Contemporary music for orchestra, heard by Patric Standford. 'The orchestration is neatly balanced by an expert hand ...'