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.

May 3, 2012

The blank staff paper

I never, ever write music by hand. Never. So imagine my surprise this last summer when my new Alarm Will Sound piece began on a scrap of paper.

April 22, 2012

John Cage and “specific things, beings or events”

Cage’s music often demands more from performers than simply learning the notes and rhythms. In the case of Atlas Eclipticalis the notation is unique leaves plenty of room for interpretation.

March 13, 2012