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July is Local Composers Month on 91Classical! We'll be spotlighting the work of Midstate composers throughout the month. Plus, applications are now open for our first-ever Student Composer Fellowship.

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Each day on 91Classical, amid the variety of the day's playlist, we offer a handful of featured selections at set times. With Local Composers Month underway, keep an ear out for local composers featured during these times (they're marked with a star on the chart below), as well as throughout the day. 

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For Wu Fei, playing by heart doesn't mean playing from memory. It means improvisation.

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Is there a more intense day-to-day frustration than trying to find a parking spot in a crowded lot? Violist Christopher Farrell made productive use of his ire over that exact situation.

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In celebration of 91Classical's Local Composers Month, we posed six questions to some of Nashville's classical music creators. This week, we'll hear from composer, electric violin pioneer, and genre-bender Tracy Silverman. 

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  Each day on 91Classical, amid the variety of the day's playlist, we offer a handful of featured selections at set times.

We're not changing our tune, but we are changing our name.

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Composer Patrick Dunnevant's three pieces all celebrated important milestones in his life. Put together they made a beautiful launch for Live in Studio C's celebration of Local Composers Month. 

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Guitarist and composer Jonathan Sargent has a new album of his own music on the Naxos label, called Little Cathedrals. The melodies are inspired by the music of Spain and Latin America and the great cathedrals of Europe. It's a mix of guitar solos of and pieces for chamber ensembles; for Live in Studio C, all accompaniment was provided by Jeff Taylor on accordion.

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