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Walden-ICE Partnership

July 12th, 2016

THE WALDEN SCHOOL PARTNERS WITH THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE (ICE) TO COMMISSION AND PREMIERE NEW MUSIC BY SIX FACULTY AND EIGHT STUDENTS Student works to be performed as part of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival’s 50th Anniversary Celebration; student performers collaborate with ICE in presenting music by George Lewis and Pauline Oliveros Read the Full Press […]

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Announcing the 2016 Summer Concert Series!

June 16th, 2016


Summer Concerts, Composers Forums, and Moderated Discussions Feature Nearly Three Dozen Renowned Guest Artists, Resident Composers, and Ensembles-in-Residence Representing a Diverse Range of Musical Styles and Genres, and Hailing from Throughout the United States.

More than 100 World-Premieres will be presented. Summer Concerts are Free and Open to the Public

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June 14, 2016, DUBLIN, NH—Starting June 18, 2016, more than 100 students and educators from twenty US states and seven countries will begin arriving in Dublin, New Hampshire, for intensive music studies at The Walden School. It is an unparalleled, immersive creative experience—part skill development and part retreat. Creativity and community are central in Walden’s signature approach to exploring musicianship through improvisation and composition.

For more than forty years The Walden School has produced free public concerts, drawing enthusiastic audiences to its campus at the Dublin School. Their unique Concert Series, which has twice been awarded the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award, returns to the Monadnock region this summer for an eight-week season of concerts, interactive composers forums, and lecture/demonstrations.

 The Walden School has a rich tradition of bringing the world’s finest new music talents together for the inspiring synergy only possible in such a setting. Walden School participants and audience members can sit side-by-side to listen and learn. The sonic possibilities are endless and unknown.

“This season is guaranteed to be ear-opening,” says Executive Director Seth Brenzel…

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New Music USA awards project grant to The Walden School

July 9th, 2015

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JULY 9, 2015, DUBLIN, NH—The Walden School this week received a New Music USA project grant in support of The Monadnock Institute at The Walden School, a first-of-its-kind contemporary performance program for teens, launched this summer in partnership with International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and Face the Music. The Institute is designed to hone participants’ craft of contemporary music performance. New Music USA’s project grants, totaling $287,050, were awarded to 54 projects (from among 1,216 applications) and include concerts and recordings as well as dance, film, theater, opera and more, all involving contemporary music as an essential element.

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