SoundLives

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

19 episodes of SoundLives since the first episode, which aired on January 27th, 2021.

  • Episode 3: Valerie Coleman: Writing Music for People

    February 15th, 2021  |  49 mins 55 secs
    amplifying voices, composer conversations, interview, newmusicbox, soundlives

    Valerie Coleman is committed to storytelling through her music, no matter the idiom. NewMusicBox editor Frank J. Oteri talks with her about her early realization that she is a composer and what a composer's responsibilities are.

  • Episode 2: Julie Giroux: A Wind Band is a Box of 168 Crayons

    February 2nd, 2021  |  48 mins 45 secs
    composer conversations, interview, newmusicbox, reel change, soundlives

    Julie Giroux takes musicians and audiences on a journey that is a real sonic adventure and, at the same time, is always fun. NewMusicBox editor Frank J. Oteri talks with her about the ins and outs of the wind band, her career in Hollywood (which led to her being the first female composer to win an Emmy), her wacky arrangements of Christmas songs, and how she’s coping with life in quarantine.

  • Episode 1: Kris Bowers: In Love With Accompaniment

    January 27th, 2021  |  49 mins 58 secs
    composer conversations, interview, newmusicbox, reel change, soundlives

    Fans of the Netflix sensation Bridgerton might be curious to hear how the composer of its soundtrack, Kris Bowers, puts his scores together and what inspires him in a career spanning jazz (Heroes & Misfits), film (Green Book), television (the Phyllis Schafly-inspired series Mrs. America), dance (Untitled America for Alvin Ailey), performance art projects (Deconstructed Anthems), and NFL videogames.