Q&A with Musiqa composer Marcus Karl Maroney

Q&A with Musiqa composer Marcus Karl Maroney

Marcus Karl Maroney is currently Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music and a member of Musiqa’s Artistic Board. He studied composition and horn at The University of Texas at Austin (B.M.) and Yale School of Music (M.M.,...

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Performance Preview: “Twilight Music” by John Harbison

Performance Preview: “Twilight Music” by John Harbison

Musiqa will perform Twilight Music by composer John Harbison, as a part of American Trios!, March 11, the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston. Program Note Twilight Music (1985) was written directly after my first String Quartet: both pieces move toward an...

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Performance Preview: “Lonesome Roads” by Dan Visconti

Performance Preview: “Lonesome Roads” by Dan Visconti

Musiqa will perform Lonesome Roads by composer Dan Visconti, as a part of American Trios!, March 11, the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston. Program Note Lonesome Roads was inspired by memories of long, cross-country car trips and the rumbling, uneven grooves...

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Program Notes: The White Album by Mark Kilstofte

Program Notes: The White Album by Mark Kilstofte

Musiqa will perform The White Album by composer Mark Kilstofte, as a part of The White Album, January 7, at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Zilkha Hall. Program Notes I began to assemble the poems of The White Album years ago during a residency at Copland...

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Performance Preview: Piano Trio No. 2 by Pierre Jalbert

Performance Preview: Piano Trio No. 2 by Pierre Jalbert

Musiqa will perform Piano Trio No. 2 by Musiqa composer Pierre Jalbert, as a part of The White Album, January 7, the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Zilkha Hall. Program Note My second piano trio was written for the Morgenstern Trio (from Germany) for the...

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