Brendan Faegre

composer, percussionist

Dirt to Gold

Premiere of "Dirt to Gold" by Roger Kalia and the Debut Orchestra at LACMA.
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NJSO Cone Institute

Faegre has been chosen to participate in the 2015 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Edward T. Cone Composition Institute. The program will culminate on July 16th with a concert by the NJSO premiering a new version of Dirt to Gold. For more details see the press release.
June 2015

Dirt to Gold @ Cabrillo

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music will premiere a new version of Faegre's Dirt to Gold this August through their Conductors/Composers Workshop. Learn more about the concert.
April 2015

NYYS First Music Commission

Faegre was selected for the New York Youth Symphony's First Music commission for next season. His new work for the orchestra will be premiered at Carnegie Hall on 29 May 2016. Read the full press release here.
March 2015

Edge Ensemble Trailer

A video trailer introducing The Brendan Faegre Edge Ensemble's new program Six Views from the Edge is now released. Meet the musicians, the six composers who were commissioned, and hear excerpts from the six new works. Watch the trailer.
January 2015

Dirt to Gold Video

Video is now available of the premiere performance of Dirt to Gold by Roger Kalia and the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art. Watch Dirt to Gold.
November 2014

fragile twisted inharmonic Video

Video is now online from Ensemble Klang's premiere of fragile twisted inharmonic at the 2014 Gaudeamus Muziekweek. This composition explores the sonic environment of Nine Inch Nails' 1999 album "The Fragile". Watch fragile twisted inharmonic.
October 2014

DKBB Commission

The David Kweksilber Big Band is commissioning a new work (Transcendance) to be premiered at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, 25 April 2015. The work will take as its starting point Anthony Braxton's innovative ideas about notation and improvisation from his 1988 book Composition Notes, Volume C. Check events for more details.
September 2014

Edge Ensemble @ Ostadetheater

The Brendan Faegre Edge Ensemble will present their full program "Six Views from the Edge" in Amsterdam on 22 November at the Ostade Theater as part of its Anniversary Weekend. See events for tickets and more info.
September 2014