Education

Reciprocity Foundation students and Youth Works fellow Brad Balliett April 12, 2012 3:45 am

A Year in Youth Works

Reciprocity Foundation students and Youth Works fellow Brad Balliett Since 2006, Metropolis has encouraged creativity and self-expression through teaching composition to New York City...

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Illustration by Timothy Andres December 4, 2010 10:38 pm

Timothy Andres on Piano Recitals, Schumann, and Jazz

Rising-star composer and pianist Timothy Andres is having a banner year. His first album was released on Nonesuch Records with what the New York Times called “a richly imaginative...

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Zachary Detrick’s Wonderland

Eleven-year-old Zachary Detrick might barely stand as tall as a cello, but his imagination soars as high as a New York City skyscraper. Zachary participated in Youth Works, Metropolis...

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zacharydetrick1 April 21, 2010 8:50 pm

Zachary’s Big Ideas

Zachary Detrick at PS 11 in Manhattan. Zachary Detrick is an eleven-year-old with some really big ideas. His “Fanfare from Symphony No. 7″ premiered at Kaufman Center in...

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brad December 21, 2009 7:27 pm

Welcome Brad Balliett

Metropolis Ensemble welcomes its 2009-10 Youth Works fellow, Brad Balliett. Over the next year, Brad will work with elementary students at PS11 in Manhattan to teach them about composition...

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MET101_3396 November 17, 2009 9:24 pm

Jakub Ciupinski and the Art of Repetition

This post was written by Timo Andres, one of Metropolis Ensemble’s featured composers in Spring 2010, for the upcoming Reverb concerts at (Le) Poisson Rouge. The title of this...

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Cristina Spinei in Constant Motion

This post was written by Timo Andres, one of Metropolis Ensemble’s featured composers in Spring 2010, for the upcoming Reverb concerts at (Le) Poisson Rouge. For Cristina Spinei,...

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ray October 24, 2008 8:45 pm

Welcome Ray Lustig

Metropolis Ensemble welcomes its 2008-09 Youth Works composer, Ray Lustig. Over the next year, Ray will work with elementary students at PS11 in Manhattan to teach them about composition...

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meetthecomposer April 27, 2008 10:41 pm

Meet the Composer Gala

World-renowned soprano and leading new music muse Dawn Upshaw, and Meet the Composer Foundation have invited Metropolis Ensemble to perform the newly arranged Three Pieces from Piosenki...

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April 27, 2008 4:06 pm

The Sound Recyclers

During the second semester of Youth Works, Metropolis Ensemble’s 40-week education program teaching music composition and creativity to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders at PS 11 School,...

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