Faculty & Guest Series
Video Stream Channel
Downloads & Resources
Writing for the Cello
with Robert deMaine
July 27, 2020
with Mari Kimura
August 3, 2020
Composing for Film
with Anže Rozman
July 29, 2020
The Musician's Guide to Sound
with Brandon J. Rolle
August 5, 2020
with Joel Feigin &
Brandon J. Rolle
July 31, 2020
Notes from the Podium
with Vlad Vizireanu
August 7, 2020
Lessons & Workshops
Faculty & Guest Artists
BRANDON J. ROLLE
A Los Angeles-based composer and conductor, Dr. Rolle's interdisciplinary approach to composition incorporates psychoacoustics, computer programming, and electronic techniques.
Guest Artist, Cello
Principal Cello of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, deMaine is an incredibly accomplished musician with a passion for new music.
Performance Faculty, Viola
Violist and co-founder of new-music duo Spacepants, Wade is a versatile musician with an incredible range of experience from the studio to experimental performance art.
Feigin's brilliant music combines a deep sense of tradition inspired by his studies with Nadia Boulanger and Roger Sessions, with an ambitious and curious musical imagination.
Dr. Mariya Vizireanu consults on processional documents, and is Research Associate at the Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University.
Consisting of world-class musicians, Brightwork is a flexible and fearless ensemble championing the works of today's best living composers.
Maestro Vizireanu is an active conductor who is passionate about bringing new music and living composers to his audiences through creative programming.
Guest Artist, Composition
Composer, Performer, Improviser, and Inventor Mari Kimura is truly a one-of a-kind musician, trailblazing an exciting path in performative technology.
Performance Faculty, Cello
Walters performs some of the most demanding and virtuosic new repertoire for cello, including works written through her collaboration with the composer.
Performance Faculty, Violin
With an international career as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician, Dr. Aubrun brings exciting and intelligent approach to new music.
Performance Faculty, Flute
Principal flute for L.A.'s experimental classical ensemble, Wild Up, Grammy-nominated McKibben has extensive experience in new music and working with living composers.
Guest Artist, Composition
Composer for media and concert music, Anže is an in-house composer at Hans Zimmers' powerhouse studio, Bleeding Fingers Music in Los Angeles.
Solo and chamber musician Andrew Tholl is a performer-composer with a breadth of experience spanning studio, classical, and experimental work.
While we were heartbroken to have to cancel our in-person festival due to COVID-19, we here at Impulse New Music Festival remain committed to providing the the music community with essential resources, including guidance and mentorship for early-career composers and performers. In collaboration with our incredible faculty, we are thrilled to offer a number of online opportunities this summer, including lessons, workshops, consultations, and talks, during the festival dates of July 26 - August 8, 2020.
Through the humbling generosity of our faculty, friends, and new music community, all the opportunities of INMF 2020 Online are being offered at greatly-reduced prices, including multiple scholarships, and a schedule of free streaming videos by our faculty and guests during the festival.