Journey Through Cascadia premiere a success!

A full audience filled the Pepsico Recital Hall for the premiere of Guthrie’s Journey Through Cascadia on Wednesday. People acclaimed its “conversations between the voice and piano,” its transformation to the “beautiful vocal melodies,” and other aspects of the work.

Another example of Ian Guthrie in the news!

I stumbled upon this article the other day. It is advertising the Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s performance of my piece all the back in February 2014, but neat to find nonetheless. Here is is: http://b-townblog.com/2014/01/17/northwest-symphony-orchestras-valentines-concert-will-have-latin-passion/.

“Journey Through Cascadia” performancescheduled; Scarbo video on YouTube

The date and venue has been set for the entire “Journey Through Cascadia” premiere. It will be March 18th at 3pm at Pepsico Recital Hall, in Fort Worth, TX. Come and enjoy this latest masterpiece setting the poetry of beloved Americans like Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and others! Also, Ian… Continue reading “Journey Through Cascadia” performancescheduled; Scarbo video on YouTube

Guthrie to participate in the Charlotte New Music Festival

Ian Guthrie recently accepted the invitation to the Charlotte New Music Festival, where he’ll write a work for the New York ensemble “Loadband” and another work while at the festival. In addition, he will work closely with many of the festival’s performers and composition faculty. Guthrie is also in the process of scheduling premieres of… Continue reading Guthrie to participate in the Charlotte New Music Festival

song cycle sample a success; full cycle to be performed next Spring

The four movements from “Journey Through Cascadia” made a big impact live and online last Sunday. It will be performed in its entirety next Spring.  Stay tuned for more information as dates and other important information become available! Recordings of the songs should also be available shortly in their usual place under “Works”.

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A Dream Within a Dream wins award!

The Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) Region VI recently announced Ian Guthrie’s song “A Dream Within a Dream” as a winning composition for their annual conference.  SCI Region VI includes the states of Arkansas, Kansa, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.  You can listen to the work under the “Vocal” section of his Works page. In addition, they… Continue reading A Dream Within a Dream wins award!

Composer Concert broadcast via YouTube

Tonight, Ian Guthrie will be performing his newest piano work, “Wy’east”, on a young composers’ concert.  If anyone is interested, YouTube will broadcast a young composers’ concert tonight starting at 8pm ET.  YouTube will also archive the video, so you can watch it any time! The link is http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTCUSchoolofMusic/videos?view=2&flow=grid.