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Dylan Mattingly

Dylan Mattingly
Mattingly at Bard College
Background information
Birth name Dylan Mattingly
Born March 18, 1991 (1991-03-18) (age 23)
Oakland, California, United States
Genres indie-classical, post-minimalism, American folk, post-rock, contemporary classical, blues
Occupation(s) Composer, Performer
Instruments cello, guitar, bass, piano, voice
Website dylanmattingly.com

Dylan Mattingly (born March 18, 1991 in Contemporaneous, a new music ensemble based in New York “dedicated to performing the most exciting music of this generation.” Mattingly performs frequently as a cellist, bassist, pianist, guitarist, and percussionist. Contemporaneous has released an album on INNOVA Records, entitled Stream of Stars—Music of Dylan Mattingly.[4]

On September 24, 2011, Contemporaneous presented the world premiere of Mattingly's Atlas of Somewhere on the Way to Howland Island, a forty-minute work for chamber orchestra inspired by Amelia Earhart's final journey, and about which he writes "Atlas of Somewhere on the Way to Howland Island is for all those voyagers between horizons; for those—past and present—who have flown into storms, for those floating dreamscapes out beyond the curvature of the sunrise, for those that reach escape velocity, for when even your endless arms can’t rearrange the constellations."[5]

Among the performers who have played his music are the Berkeley Symphony, the Del Sol String Quartet, Contemporaneous, Formerly Known as Classical, Soovin Kim, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Sarah Cahill, Geoffrey Burleson, Mary Rowell, Other Minds, Symphony Parnassus, and the Da Capo Players.

Mattingly was a finalist in Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's “Project 440,”[6] a crowdsourcing commissioning project sponsored by WQXR. 2012 premieres included "Gone Gone Gone" for the Del Sol String Quartet,[7] "Invisible Skyline" for the Berkeley Symphony,[8] and "I Was a Stranger," commissioned by John Coolidge Adams and Deborah O’Grady for the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra.[9]

Joan Tower, John Halle and Kyle Gann. Mattingly is also a classics major at Bard College specializing in Ancient Greek and Latin, as well as a painter, poet, playwright, and pitcher for Bard College’s first-ever baseball team.

Mattingly has also previously studied composition with David Tcimpidis, and conducting with David Ramadanoff & Nathan Madsen. He was a singer and guitarist with the Bay Area funk/blues band, Funky Bus & the U-Turns, and a member of the inprov string quartet, the Superdelegates.[11]

Interviews:

http://prufrocksdilemma.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/this-composing-life-composer-dylan-mattingly/

http://www.soundnotion.tv/tag/dylan-mattingly/

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_22076885/young-berkeley-composer-dylan-mattingly-unveils-works-symphony

Press:

http://www.sfgate.com/music/article/Composer-Dylan-Mattingly-hits-stride-at-21-4093849.php

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_22147635/5-things-know-about-composer-dylan-mattingly

http://prufrocksdilemma.blogspot.com/2011/09/dylan-mattinglys-american-vernacular.html

http://classicalmodernmusic.blogspot.com/2012/05/dylan-mattingly-stream-of-stars.h tml

http://www.sfgate.com/music/article/Invisible-Skyline-review-Whoosh-4100923.php

https://www.sfcv.org/reviews/berkeley-symphony/berkeley-symphony-cheers-to-kaleidoscopic-fare

https://www.sfcv.org/reviews/del-sol-string-quartet/del-sol-shines-light-on-new-music

http://newsle.com/article/0/54713574/

http://prufrocksdilemma.blogspot.com/2012/04/into-dazzling-air.htm

References

  1. ^ dylanmattingly.com/Site/About_Me.html
  2. ^ https://www.sfcv.org/event/berkeley-symphony/the-rebels
  3. ^ a b themonthly.com/upfront0908.html
  4. ^ http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/stream-stars-music-dylan-mattingly/id513291730
  5. ^ "contemporaneous Rising". contemporaneous Rising. 
  6. ^ http://www.wqxr.org/#!/articles/q2-music/2010/oct/12/project-440-drumroll-please/
  7. ^ http://www.delsolquartet.com/?section=blog
  8. ^ http://www.berkeleysymphony.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/12-13-December-Concert_FINAL.pdf
  9. ^ http://www.cabrillomusic.org/2012-season/composers/dylan-mattingly.html
  10. ^ sfcv.org/article/music-news-june-1-2010#anchor1
  11. ^ [1]

External links

  • dylanmattingly.com
  • hotairmusic.tumblr.com/post/465963234/why-is-new-music-relevant-dylan-mattingly
  • http://www.contemporaneous.org/
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