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  Michael Abels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michael Abels (born 1962) is an American composer.
Abels was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and studied at the University of Southern California.
Michael was indeed a quick study, and began composing at age 8, having his first completed work performed at 13.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michael_Abels   (1183 words)

  
 Michael Abels's Bio - New Music Jukebox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Abels’ most recent orchestral work, Tribute, was commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra, and was premiered November 8th, 2001 under the direction of Marin Alsop.
Abels’ composition Dance for Martin’s Dream, a piece expressing both sorrowful and joyous moments in the composer’s experience with Martin Luther King’s legacy, was commissioned by the Nashville Symphony and performed in Nashville in January 1998.
Abels was a participant in the Meet The Composer New Residencies program, a 3-year community residency which Abels held in the Watts community of Los Angeles.
www.newmusicjukebox.org /composers/c_bio.asp?ComposerID=17801&ActorID=33253   (791 words)

  
 Michael Abels: Bio
Abels himself has narrated the piece at Kennedy Center for the National Symphony (DC), and also for the Springfield (MA) Symphony.
Abels is a recipient of a Music Alive Residency for 2001-2002 with the Richmond Symphony through Meet The Composer and the American Symphony Orchesta League.
The Abels gospel arrangements are regularly performed by orchestras throughout the United States.
www.michaelabels.com /bio.html   (790 words)

  
 Music Alive Round II
Michael Daugherty is currently the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's composer-in-residence and a professor of composition at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).
Michael Abels will also partner with the Jazz Music Department of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond on a season-long mentoring project with the department's composition/orchestration students, in which Mr.
Michael Abels attended the University of Southern California, where he studied with James Hopkins and Robert Linn.
www.meetthecomposer.org /musicalive/round2.htm   (2987 words)

  
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 classical music - andante - marin alsop and washington's national symphony orchestra
The precise and magnetic conductor leads two world premieres (by Joseph Schwantner and Michael Abels) alongside an orchestral staple (Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony).
Like a good espresso after a filling meal, Michael Abels' Tribute, a work commissioned by the National Symphony, capped off the evening with just the right amount of warmth and zest.
The work employed some unusual percussion sounds that initially caused the audience to titter, but the pastoral feel and the gentle concluding passage for solo violin ultimately left one in a contemplative mood.
www.andante.com /article/article.cfm?id=14917   (561 words)

  
 The Christian Science Monitor | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Composer Michael Abels is hard at work forging a new relationship between community residents and their own creativity.
Abels is sponsored locally by the Watts Towers Art Center, Cornerstone Theater, the University of Southern California (USC) School of Music, and the Housing Authority of Los Angeles.
Abels plans to establish a mentoring program through USC, encouraging high school students to pursue music careers.
www.csmonitor.com /cgi-bin/durableRedirect.pl?/durable/1998/10/16/f-p54s3.shtml   (482 words)

  
 Births   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The bride is the daughter of Roger Abels, pastor of the Fort Wayne, Indiana, church, and his wife, Donna.
Andre and Connie Armstrong are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter Crystal Lynn Armstrong to Richard Allen Lewellen, both of the House of Faith, the Denver, Colorado, WCG congregation.
HOUGHTON, Michael Sr., pastor of the Elkhart and Michigan City, Indiana, churches, master of divinity degree with a primary emphasis in pastoral ministries and a secondary emphasis in intercultural ministries, Grace Theological Seminary.
www.wcg.org /WN/03june/births.htm   (1388 words)

  
 Cedille Records: Chicago's Classical Record Label
Highly respected as an educator, composer, conductor, and author, he is the Distinguished Professor of Music and Chairman of the Jazz Department at the Indiana School of Music in Bloomington.
Chicago-born Michael Colgrass studied percussion and composition at the University of Illinois at Urbana.
He received the Pulitzer Prize in 1978 for Déjà vu for Percussion Quartet and Orchestra, and an Emmy in 1982 for the PBS documentary Soundings: The Music of Michael Colgrass.
www.cedillerecords.org /artists_composers.html   (572 words)

  
 Kansas City Symphony
The program, titled "Celebrating Humanity," includes Brahms' Symphony No. 2, Ravel's Tzigane for violin and orchestra (featuring KCS violinist Tamamo Someya as soloist), and Dance for Martin's Dream, a 1997 work composed by Michael Abels, who is known nationally for his commitment to building bridges between classical music and the fl community.
Michael Morgan is among a number of important African American conductors who have achieved national or international careers, including Dean Dixon, Henry Lewis, Paul Freeman, James de Priest, Isaiah Jackson, Calvin Simmons, and Leslie Dunner.
African American composer Michael Abels will be in Kansas City the week of performances.
www.kcsymphony.org /News/NewsReleases/news_archieved_details.jsp?id=KSDQAAAIBWBAQCAPBACSWBSKBN   (838 words)

  
 Subito Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Abels Alonso-Crespo Baker Bond Ehrlich Frazelle Fox Galbraith Hemphill
Abels just spent a rather harrowing week with The Richmond Symphony as part of his Meet The Composer Music Alive residency with the orchestra.
In spite of the sniper attacks that gripped the area, he had a fruitful experience working with the orchestra and mentoring young composers in their youth program.
www.subitomusic.com /subito_today-03.htm   (706 words)

  
 Music Artist Michael Abels to Visit Stanton Center April 7
Michael Abels, who gained widespread recognition for his orchestral pieces, "Global Warming" and "Frederick's Fables," will be coming to the Stanton Community Center on Thursday, April 7th, 2005 at 3:30 PM.
In a visit made possible by Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, this free performance and discussion with Michael Abels is open to the public.
Abels arranged gospel music for Reverend James Cleveland.
www.ci.annapolis.md.us /headlines.asp?ID=7160   (223 words)

  
 GoodSound! "Music" Archives
My favorites are the Abels tone poem, which presents both sides of global warming, and the Baker cello concerto, ingeniously scored, using exotic percussion such as wind chimes and a full orchestra (with no cello section).
The recorded sound is a bit dry, which seems to fit both the music and the sound of this virtuoso, moderately sized ensemble.
Listeners can hear evidence of their past successes on cuts like the wonderfully dramatic "Yuki Song," the desperate "Will You Be Ready," and the forcefully catchy "Dignity." However, the majority of songs go nowhere slowly, or sound like a five-minute gimmick with no soul.
www.goodsound.com /music/2003_04_01.htm   (738 words)

  
 »Stages | www.azstarnet.com ®
Abels' piece draws on the influences of be-bop, impressionism and Irish music.
The Phoenix native describes it as a kind of meditation on the adage "one man's trash is another man's treasure," according to a written release from the TSO.
The result, Abels said, is "a kind of musical Cobb salad, but tossed as well as chopped."
www.azstarnet.com /sn/preps/12503.php   (979 words)

  
 Metroactive Music | San Jose Symphony
Grin leaned toward the present and recent past, with works by Michael Abels (b.
African American Michael Abels' Global Warming corralled the musical traditions of Ireland, Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere with a '90s sense of economy and ethnic correctness.
In a manner of utmost accessibility, Abels created a stylistic collage that handsomely reflected America's melting pot tradition.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/01.16.97/symphony-9703.html   (668 words)

  
 Abels Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In the music of California-based composer Michael Abels, one can hear the many cultural and artistic flavors of 21
“Music always expresses its time,” says Abels*, “and I think that historians in the future will view us as the first human beings to deal with the overabundance of information.
Abels' work showed a keen ear for musical color and a deft ability to adapt some structural elements from popular music into the symphonic idiom."
www.subitomusic.com /abels_bio.htm   (1346 words)

  
 Michael Abels - Classical Composers Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
His 40-minute opera Homies and Popz, was commissioned by Los Angeles Opera, and premiered in May 2000 at high schools throughout Los Angeles County.
It tells the true story of the Compton Homies and the Popz, a cricket team organized by noted activist Ted Hayes to provide an alternative to gangs for inner-city youth and homeless adults.
Find more recordings for Michael Abels at Amazon.com
www.classical-composers.org /cgi-bin/ccd.cgi?comp=abels   (931 words)

  
 Yoshinkan Aikido   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
I enrolled at the University of Alaska in 1990 under Sensei Mike Abels, mostly for the physical exercise.
The bulk of our aikido training is empty handed, but both styles offer extension of training through a variety of weapons.
Sensei Abels incorporates jo (short staff) and bokken (wooden sword) into Sei Shin Kai.
www.mosquitonet.com /~jgilbert/firstclass/jgilbert_pages/aikido/aikido_page.htm   (603 words)

  
 Nashville Arts Alert!: 10 April 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Nashville Symphony will get $30,000 to support a commissioned work by composer Michael Abels and its performance for the 1998 Martin Luther King, Jr.
Chromatics owner Michael Borum will discuss the professional slide services offered by his company.
Nashville photographer, Michael Durham will explain the best way to photograph artwork for slides.
www.artsnashville.org /artsalert/artsalert.php?id=1   (722 words)

  
 Santa Monica Mirror: “Hipopera” To Be Performed at SMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Santa Monica College’s first Spring Opera Intensive, a one-week intensive workshop for students taught by Los Angeles Opera company members, will conclude with a free performance on Saturday of “Homies and Pops,” a “hipopera” based on the true story of L.A. homeless advocate Ted Hayes and his successful creation of an inner-city cricket team.
“Homies and Pops,” a “hipopera” was written by Bernardo Solano and Michael Abels.
The performance is being underwritten by the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles Opera, SMC’s Madison Project and SMC’s Continuing Education Department.
www.smmirror.com /volume3/issue41/hipopera_to_be.asp   (136 words)

  
 March 22 - José-Luis Novo Leads ASO's 45th Anniversary Season of Celebration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The orchestral showcase features a commissioned World Premiere work by Michael Abels, Orfeo Alliance Artist-in-Residence at The Key School.
The ASO performed the Los Angeles-based composer’s tone poem Global Warming in its season finale program in May 2004, conducted by David Lockington.
Abels is a recipient of a Music Alive Residency for 2001-2002 with the Richmond Symphony through Meet The Composer and the American Symphony Orchestra League.
annapolissymphony.org /content/index.cfm/ContentID/2013/SectionID/479   (3631 words)

  
 classical music - andante - marin alsop to be first woman to conduct royal concertgebouw orchestra
A generally loud and flashy 2002 Cabrillo Festival ends on a quiet note.
Percussionist Evelyn Glennie and composer Michael Daugherty take a long strange trip at the Cabrillo Festival in California.
The British premiere of Philip Glass's Concerto Fantasy for two tympanists and orchestra.
www.andante.com /article/article.cfm?id=25245   (295 words)

  
 Abels, Michael F, DDS - Webster Groves Dental Care - Medical Specialists - St Louis, MO, 63119-2932 - Citysearch
Abels, Michael F, DDS - Webster Groves Dental Care - Medical Specialists - St Louis, MO, 63119-2932 - Citysearch
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 Instructors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Aikido Club is lead by UAF student Fred Calef III.
Fred studies under Shihan-dai Michael Abels, head instructor of Sei Shin Kai Aikido, So-Shihan Charles Scott of the International Karate Association (
He is also practicing Iaido and currently holds a Nidan in Iai-Tate-Do under Yamasaki Sensei.
asuaf.org /~aikido/Instructors.html   (168 words)

  
 Discography of Music by Black Composers
Music of Michael Abels, David Baker, William Banfield, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson.
Music of David Baker, H. Leslie Adams, and Stephen Michael Newby.
Arrangements by Brazeal Dennard, Harry T. Burleigh, Moses Hogan, Adolphus Hailstork, Robert Harris, Michael Abels, and others.
www.cbmr.org /lib/records.htm   (2516 words)

  
 Thomas Moore's New Music Links -- Composers A
Michael Alcorn page at the Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland
Angell, Michael page at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
Archontidies, Michael page at the Greek Composers' Union (also available in Greek)
research.umbc.edu /~tmoore/nml/composersa.html   (3418 words)

  
 eBulletin - A Night at the Symphony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Come network with friends and colleagues at the Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, while enjoying a free performance by the New World Symphony on Thursday, March 17, at 7:00 p.m.
Guest conducted by James Gaffigan of the Cleveland Orchestra, the New World Symphony’s performance includes Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, selections from George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, and an original composition by Michael Abels.
To get free tickets, call the Lincoln Theatre Box Office, (305) 673-3331, or send an email to tickets@nws.edu.
www.nova.edu /cwis/ia/pubaffairs/ebulletin/snip-its/2005/mar15/symphony.html   (110 words)

  
 Reviews - Michael Abels - Classical Music Recordings - CD, DVD, SACD
Reviews - Michael Abels - Classical Music Recordings - CD, DVD, SACD
Be sure to bookmark www.classicstoday.com for convenient access to everything you need to know about classical music recordings.
ClassicsToday.com Review Digest for Works by Michael Abels
www.classicstoday.com /digest/pdigest.asp?perfidx=19388   (203 words)

  
 index_jobs.htm
If you have questions regarding these vacancy announcements please contact Michael Abels,
Toolik Operations Supervisor at 907-474-5063 or e-mail Michael Abels
Effective September 2005, you can go to the link below and submit an application through the University of Alaska web-based recruitment system.
www.uaf.edu /toolik/jobs   (1055 words)

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