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About Gavin

Managing Director, Alarm Will Sound

Fear of the unfamiliar future. Fear of the familiar past.

Alarm Will Sound Presents Modernists is available now from Cantaloupe Music. Modernism scares people. Is it because it’s new? That can’t be the whole explanation because everybody likes to discover new things, right? Maybe it’s the amount of newness. While … Continue reading

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Remaking cultural infrastructure

We are announcing our St. Louis Season that will begin our ongoing presence in the midwest. Reaching an audience, and cultivating the need for contemporary music in St. Louis and the midwest are part of Alarm Will Sound’s mission to further enrich American culture. Continue reading

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Get to Know the Mizzou 2012 Resident Composers

Ahead of the 2012 Mizzou New Music Summer Festival, we asked the eight resident composers about themselves and their music. And we asked them to choose between Mad Men and Game of Thrones. Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Song Books: Solo 61

We’re looking worldwide and webwide for performers to take part in our Song Books shows. It doesn’t matter where on the planet you are—as long as you have a webcam and a decent internet connection for streaming your performance of Solo 61 live. Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing Song Books: solo 6

Through Twitter, folks from far and wide submitted tiny sentences that combined adverbs, verbs, nouns and adjectives to be used in Solo 6. The I Ching then determined which of the words we’ll use in our shows. Continue reading

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Create and perform Song Books with us

Through social media, anyone can help create and actually participate in our production of John Cage’s “Song Books” in Cork (June 6), Amsterdam (June 9) and NYC (July 15). Sign up on Twitter or Facebook, and you’ll become part of Alarm Will Sound’s creative team. Continue reading

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