Michael J. Schumacher: Composing Is Listening
- January 1st, 2018
- Source: https://nmbx.newmusicusa.org/michael-j-schumacher-composing-is-listening/
Michael J. Schumacher’s 2002 artist statement on the website of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts is a very succinct summary of his aesthetics: I am interested in context, in defining boundaries and not crossing them. ... Nevertheless, Schumacher engages in an extremely wide range of music-making—from immersive Room Pieces and other sound installations to collaborations with choreographer Liz Gerring to composing and performing all the “songs” for his indie “dance pop” (for lack of a better term) band diNMachine.