Alarm Will Sound are the Artists-in-Residence at the Mizzou New Music Summer Music Festival, held every July at the University of Missouri Columbia and sponsored by the Sinquefield Charitable Foundation. The Festival features world premieres of music by 8 composers selected through an open application process to write a piece for Alarm Will Sound. Send scores and recordings by the November 1 deadline.
Matt Marks’s A Song for Wade (This is Not That Song)
Matt Marks, our horn player, mixes 1950s doo-wop with with 1970s pop ballad and comes up with a 21st-century art song about teenage sexuality, the internet, and suburbia. Lyrics by Royce Vavrek.
Matt wrote a blog entry about how he composed this piece.
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