The Class of 2013

The Class of 2013

We are nearly finished with the NewMusicBox @ 15 Anniversary Celebration! This is a look back at some of the most interesting content of 2013 in a “yearbook award” format. Befitting this season of graduations, no?

Most Likely To Succeed:
Caroline Shaw Wins 2013 Pulitzer Prize

Class Clown:
On Lying To My Students

Most Independent:
Matana Roberts: Creative Defiance

Most Popular * :
The Power List: Why Women Aren’t Equals In New Music Leadership and Innovation

Saddest Moment:
A tie, between Aaron Kernis Resigns From Minnesota Orchestra and Lou Reed Got Married And He Didn’t Invite Me

Best Title:
Morton Subotnick: The Mad Scientist in the Laboratory of The Ecstatic Moment

How We Learn Now: Education Week
Education Week

Most Likely To Redefine Perceptions:
I’m a Trans Composer. What the Hell Does That Mean?

Most Political:
It Isn’t Over Because The Fat Lady Wasn’t Singing

Most Likely To Become A Cruise Director:
Guided By Sound: Crissy Broadcast Debuts in San Francisco

Lowell High School Orchestra, led by San Francisco Contemporary Music Players violinist Roy Malan

Lowell High School Orchestra, led by San Francisco Contemporary Music Players violinist Roy Malan

Best Historical Reenactment:
Sounds Heard: The Art of David Tudor (1963-1992)

Most Well-Traveled:
From Darmstadt To The Shopping Mall

* This post actually received so much traffic that it broke the Box for a short time. We couldn’t be prouder!

Most Likely to click the Donate Button: Everyone who reads NewMusicBox!

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