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Inklings Blog

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Stacy's blog addresses a variety of composer-related topics. Here are the most recent:
Blog 23:
What do movies and oratorios have in common?
Blog 22:
Living Creatively at Artist Colonies
Blog 21:
Presentation & Negotation Skills Gleaned from Shark Tank
Blog 20:
Terra Nostra Update: Part I Completed
Blog 19:
Using Summer's "Down Time" to Boost Your Career

For a full list of blog entries,
click here.

Online Interview

Chicago music writer Graham Meyer wrote an article about me & my music (and how I'm so darn practical) entitled Something That Makes Their Time Worthwhile. It is in the latest August/September issue of I CARE IF YOU LISTEN, an online new music magazine. If you have an Apple product (iPad, iPhone, or iPodTouch), check it out!

Recent Recordings

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Chanticleer has released a CD featuring works from their "She Said/He Said" touring concert. The CD contains Stacy's work Give Me Hunger. To purchase, click here.
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The Australian ensemble HD Duo's new CD features an all-female composer lineup. Included on the CD is the world premiere recording of Stacy's fragmented spirit. To download the CD digitally, visit iTunes.

Piece of the Week

We Real Cool
Performed by Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano, and Kuang-Hao Huang, piano
Commissioned by the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble

Upcoming Performances

Guest Composer Residency
at University of Indianapolis

Featuring performances of Love's Philosophy, Dirge Without Music, Dawn, We Real Cool, Silver Dagger, and String Quartet No. 2: Demons and Angels
10/16/14: Indianapolis, IN

Jarba, Mare Jarba
Chanticleer
“The Gypsy in My Soul” Concert
10/26/14: Warrensburg, MO
10/28/14: St. Louis, MO
10/30/14: Holdrege, NE
11/2/14: Morrow, GA

Stubborn as Hell
Jessica Pollack and Kathy McCreary, clarinets
10/26/14: Satellite Beach, FL

Flight of Icarus
Red Clay Saxophone Quartet
11/1/14: University of North Carolina -Greensboro

Terra Nostra, Part I: Creation of the World (world premiere)
San Francisco Choral Society
Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir
11/15/14:
San Francisco, CA
11/16/14: San Francisco, CA

Sonnets of Desire, Longing, and Whimsy
Volti
11/21/14: San Francisco, CA
11/23/14: Piedmont, CA

Lo Yisa Goy
Chicago a cappella
“Holidays a cappella" Concert
12/5/14: Wheaton, IL
12/6/14: Chicago, IL
12/7/14: Oak Park, IL
12/12/14: Chicago, IL
12/13/14: Chicago, IL
12/20/14: Evanston, IL

Mythology Symphony (world premiere)

Chicago College of Performing Arts Orchestra
Alondra de la Parra, conductor
1/27/15: Chicago, IL


For more info on upcoming concerts, click here.