Articles by Colin Holter:
What does professional wrestling have in common with modern composition?
Forget serialism, forget postmodernism, forget historically informed performance and electronics and extended techniques: The absorption of Asians into the formerly European- and American-dominated field of classical music is the classical...
As a composer of intimidating-looking music, what compromises, if any, do I need to make in order to break into the realm of symphonic writing?
I've been forced to consider a problem I've been putting off for years: My music just doesn't sound good enough.
Is a little bass and drum in the mix the key to hooking ears?
One of the things I'm looking forward to most about getting older (actually, one of the only things I'm looking forward to) is the right to be as intellectually and...
It may be the Information Age, but maybe we need those magic ruby slippers to see that the real creative wealth may be in our own backyards.
Lessons and trends gleaned from the 2007 Midwest Composers' Symposium.
An informal comparison of the resumes of applicants fresh out of doctoral programs in 2007 with the ones that got the baby-boomer American university composers hired back in the '70s...