Cellist Bryan Wilson Releases Solo Album

On March 7, cellist and CalArts alumnus Bryan Wilson (Music BFA 11) released his debut solo album, Oso Perezoso. The 12-track record draws from Wilson's classical upbringing on cello and combines it with his passion for hip-hop drum beats and synthesizers. "The record is deeply personal for...

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Music Alum Andrew McIntosh Featured at Memphis Opera Festival

Composer, violinist, violist and CalArts alumnus Andrew McIntosh (Music MFA 08) brings his musical talents to the stage during the Midtown Opera Festival, held at Playhouse On the Square in Memphis, Tenn. from March 31 through April 9. McIntosh, who is also a faculty member of The Herb Alpert...

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Socio-Political Art Now on View at 2017 Whitney Biennial

The 78th installment of the 2017 Whitney Biennial opened to the public at the Whitney Museum in New York on Friday. The 63 artists—with a number of CalArtians counted among them—explore themes of self and the individual's place in a turbulent society. The Biennial, which is the longest-running...

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Burning Ghosts, Evil Genius, RAGE Thormbones Perform at REDCAT

Above: Music video for Burning Ghosts' 'Defiance.' Three bands—Burning Ghosts, Evil Genius, and RAGE Thormbones—all of which feature CalArts alumni players, come together this weekend to play experimental, brass-fronted music. The performance takes place at the Roy and Edna Disney CalArts...

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Marina Rosenfeld’s Deathstar Creates Music From Museum-Goers

Marina Rosenfeld (Music MFA 94), an accomplished artist and composer, created the work Deathstar for her first solo exhibition in Germany at the contemporary art institution Portikus in Frankfurt, which opened on Feb. 17. The artist's work, which combines modern composition, performance and...

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Abby and The Myth Record Release Show at The Hotel Cafe

On Saturday (Feb. 11), indie folk rock band Abby and The Myth holds a release party at Los Angeles' The Hotel Cafe for its latest album When You Dig A Well. The band is fronted by composer and world percussionist Abby Posner (Music BFA 06), who composed and produced the 12 tracks on the new...

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