We met with composers Leaha Maria Villarreal and Mary Kouyoumdjian as their ensemble, Hotel Elefant, was about to rehearse Michael Gordon’s For Madeline for their upcoming Dia de Los Muertos concert. Learn more about them, and the challenges that a young ensemble faces in New York City.
For more information, visit: http://www.hotelelefant.org.
Embedding is cool. Crediting is really cool.
Video + Editing: Thomas Deneuville
Opening animation: DTWebart (http://www.dtwebart.com)
bang on a can, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Hotel Elefant, Leaha Maria Villarreal, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Michael Gordon