Format: COMPACT DISC
For this release pianist Nicholas Phillips releases a program of solo works by several of new music's most active female composers that highlight new approaches to traditional pianistic values of lyricism and virtuosity. Described by the New York Times as an "able and persuasive advocate" of new music, pianist Nicholas Phillips is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He is an active soloist, having played across the United States. He has also given a solo recitals in Korea (sponsored by the U.S. Embassy), Buenos Aires, Argentina, and at the Croatian Embassy in Washington, D.C. Phillips has given performances and lecture-recitals at international conferences in Argentina, Croatia, England, and Korea, and his pedagogic-themed lecture-recitals and presentations have been popular at the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association state conferences, where he is a frequent guest.