#3 - The Battle for the Ballot with Stacy Garrop and Svet Stoyanov
On this week's episode, composer and storyteller, Stacy Garrop, takes a closer look at the process behind one of her latest works with Frost professor and world class percussionist, Svet Stoyanov. Join us as they talk about Stacy's journey as a female composer, inequality, and what it means to have the power to vote
Stacy Garrop's music is centered on dramatic and lyrical storytelling. She shares stories by taking audiences on sonic journeys—some simple and beautiful, while other are complicated and dark—depending on the needs and dramatic shape of the story. She has won numerous awards and grants with her music being performed regularly around the world. This episode and the Ep 200 Live Event is sponsored by Dorico by Steinberg, the future of scoring. Visit www.dorico.com/tpc for a free 30-day trial version. This episode and the live event were also made possible by these sponsors: Performers Music Music at Columbia College Chicago The American Composers Forum Cedille RecordsJoin The Portfolio Composer community and support the creation of the platform on Patreon. Just $1/month to enable the creation of more great content to help you build your career! In this special live recording Stacy Garrop reflects on her transition from an academic life to a full-time composing. She shares what it takes to make things happen and how to engage with your network. Website: garrop.com Help composers find the podcast by giving The Portfolio Composer a review on iTunes! This episode was edited by E.J. Sadler at Studio184.
Seth talks with composer Stacy Garrop about the new recording of her Mythology Symphony inspired by Greek myths. Starting with the exhilarating piece Becoming Medusa, which tells the story of Medusa, a beautiful woman turned into a hideous monster, to the quiet sounds of Penelope Waits, the touching tale of a wife waiting for her heroic husband, and much more. Hosted by Seth Boustead Produced by Sarah Zwinklis Music Stacy Garrop: Mythology Symphony Chicago College of Performing Arts Orchestras/ Alondra de la Parra I. “Becoming Medusa” Stacy Garrop: Mythology Symphony Chicago College of Performing Arts Orchestras/ Alondra de la Parra II. “Penelope Waits” Stacy Garrop: Mythology Symphony Chicago College of Performing Arts Orchestras/ Alondra de la Parra IV. “The Fates of Man” Stacy Garrop: Mythology Symphony Chicago College of Performing Arts Orchestras/ Alondra de la Parra III. “The Lovely Sirens” Stacy Garrop: Mythology Symphony Chicago College of Performing Arts Orchestras/ Alondra de la Parra V. “Pandora Undone”