Author: Joseph Bertolozzi

TOWER MUSIC PERCUSSION QUINTET AWARDED NEW MUSIC USA GRANT

Joseph Bertolozzi is pleased to announce that his arrangement of Tower Music for percussion quintet has been awarded a New Music USA Project Grant. Follow the project’s progress here. Dr. Terry Longshore will lead Left Edge Percussion, a contemporary percussion group in residence at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University, Ashland in the premiere performance November 8, 2018 in Ashland, OR.  Says Dr. Longshore: “This New Music USA grant… Read more →

Bertolozzi Band Music in Fresno

I was thrilled by the performance of my work “The Contemplation of Bravery” at the San Joaquin Valley Concert Band Invitational at Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall in Fresno, CA, Fri 4/13. Conducted by David Lesser w/soloist (the other!) David Lesser, it was commissioned for the Bicentennial of West Point – The U.S. Military Academy and premiered March 18, 2001 in Eisenhower Hall by the USMA Concert Band under the… Read more →

BRIDGE MUSIC – 9TH SEASON

BRIDGE MUSIC, Joseph Bertolozzi’s musical homage to New York’s iconic Mid Hudson Bridge (and sister project to his Tower Music from the Eiffel Tower in Paris) celebrates its 9th anniversary in 2018. This sound-art installation is located at each of the bridge’s towers, is accessed from the Mid Hudson Bridge’s pedestrian sidewalk near 14 Gerald Dr., Poughkeepsie and/or Johnson-Iorio Park, in Highland… Read more →

TOWER MUSIC AT ADELAIDE FRINGE FESTIVAL

The talented choreographer Maddie Trotter interprets “A Thousand Feet of Sound” from Tower Music in dance at Australia’s Adelaide Fringe Festival! TIX HERE: https://adelaidefringe.com.au/fringetix/rip-drag-ruminate-af2018 ! #TowerMusic Maddie Trotter is one of Adelaide’s newest dance makers and movers. What you’ll see at this event is short bursts of fresh dance ideas. The brief for each choreographer is to present innovation in thought and inspiration through action. The… Read more →

DANCE TO THE MUSIC

I love it seeing people groove to the music! I occasionally receive videos like this of kids dancing to Bridge Music, but don’t post them out of respect for their privacy. But since PinkfRog NycIty posted it on their own, we can all enjoy it. THANKS! https://www.facebook.com/pinkFROGnyc/videos/1333976563374169/ And then here https://www.facebook.com/pinkFROGnyc/videos/1354571597981332/ pinkFROG @pinkFrognycITY , PinkfRog Nycity on www.facebook.com/pinkFROGnyc and FashiontAdpole Ny   #BridgeMusic Read more →

BRIDGE MUSIC TOURING WITH HBHV

Bridge Music hits local libraries this summer! Jackie Sparacino, summer intern and educator for Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley is doing programs at Hudson Valley area libraries for children about our bridges. She’ll be presenting videos, photos, history, and then have the kids build some bridges out of craft materials while listening to #BridgeMusic. She’s done a few already this month with… Read more →