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John Gibbons holds a Ph.D. in music composition from the University of Chicago. He teaches music appreciation classes at the Universality of Chicago’s Graham School and at Newberry Library. He also offers private piano lessons in the Chicago area.

Bonnie Gibbons is a web site developer and SEO with a background in classical music. She might be persuaded to teach a few cello lessons in the Chicago area.

John Cage "As Slow As Possible" - 7th Note Reached

On the church organ in Halberstadt, Germany, a performance of John Cage’s As Slow As Possible has been underway since 2001. BBC’s Steven Rosenberg was there for a rare chord change. He probably won’t make the conclusion of the work, in 2640 A.D. (Thanks to Jacque Harper of the Chicago Bass Ensemble for the tip!)

In other news, take a look at this very candid interview with John Adams on the role of government in the arts.

New LA Ring Cycle & a Boito/Scotto Birthday

Sunlight on the Marble, Or Viva Martinů!