Alarm Will Sound is dedicated to the belief that music made today is essential to contemporary life. Your support makes possible our mission to bring new music to audiences nationally and internationally.
And we just turned twelve! Help us celebrate with a donation. Give $12 and receive a download of either Tehillim (from our first album) or Canzonas Americanas (from our latest album). Give $120 and receive a complete download of any of our Cantaloupe albums.
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Make checks payable to Alarm Will Sound, Inc. and send to
Alarm Will Sound
c/o E. Stimpert, Development Officer
312 E North Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
Touring a large ensemble is costly. Your frequent flier miles are a valuable donation that directly helps us to bring new music to a wide audience nationally and internationally. Send an email to arrange use of your airline miles.
As a growing arts organization, Alarm Will Sound is often in need of professional services. If you would like to offer pro bono legal, financial, marketing, or design services, send an email.
Mike grew up thinking he would be a doctor—his dad, grandpa, and uncles were all involved in biology. He didn’t start taking regular bassoon lessons until he was a sophomore in college, but he quickly realized he was more into music than science. Mike never imagined being in a group like Alarm Will Sound, but he says it’s his most enjoyable playing outlet.
Mike recently earned his DMA from the Eastman School of Music. He currently lives in South Carolina with his wife, Jennifer. It’s rare for musician couples to find jobs in the same city, let alone the same university, but Mike and Jennifer got lucky. They are teaching at the University of South Carolina and just started a flute/bassoon/piano trio along with Steven Aldredge. Mike stays busy with his two girls who seem to admire mom and dad’s musical talent. Ella has taken up the violin and Lucia likes the cello. Maybe a family band in the future?
This is our world premiere performance at the Mizzou New Music Summer Festival in 2011.
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The Amphion Foundation
The ASCAP Foundation
Joyce and Al Bermel
Truman and Beth Alice Bullard
The Cheswatyr Foundation
The Aaron Copland Fund
Patrick and Kristin Drye
Meet the Composer
National Endowment for the Arts
Ed and Elaine Pierson
Ed and Elaine Pierson in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Bernsen and Samantha
Ed and Elaine Pierson in honor of Dr. Arnold Tobin, Dr. Eva Lichtenberg and Matthew
Tim and Lu Potts
Howard and Marianna Price
The Schaffner Family Foundation
Dale and Karen Stimpert