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reviews


Worcester News Tonight
Charter3 TV (October 30, 2014)
Feature on H-CLEf (Holy Cross Laptop Ensemble)


Extra Hour of Sleep Can Build Extra Energy for Music and Arts Events
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (October 2014)
Preview of inaugural H-CLEf concert


College Town
by Bonnie Russell
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (June 2014)
Feature on Arrell's winning entry for the 2014 Ettelson Composer's Award, Of Three Minds for soprano, piano, and laptop


Cello, Piano Combine in Chamber Concert at Hebron Academy
by Emily Tuttle
Sun Journal (February 2014)
Concert preview of Jan Müller-Szeraws/Adam Golka concert featuring Maine premiere of Arrell's Mutations for cello & computer


New Music, New Sound in the Brooks Hall
by David Griesinger
The Boston Musical Intelligencer (January 2014)
Arrell's Three Psalms  performed by the Holy Cross Chamber Singers; David Harris, conducting


Sounds Heard: Computer-Assisted
by Alexandra Gardner
New Music Box (November 2013)
Arrell's portrait CD Diptych and new disks by Claire Chase (I.C.E.) and computer music pioneer Richard Teitelbaum


Virtuoso Bassoonist Scott Pool at UNCG
by Tom Moore
CNVC: An Online Arts Journal of North Carolina (September 2013)
Scott Pool’s NC premiere of Arrell's Blur for the UNC Greensboro Visiting Artist Series


Pianists show their pluck with 'Prepared Pianos'
by Richard Duckett
Worcester Telegram and Gazette (March 2012)
Preview of Amy Williams & Jacob Greenberg prepared piano recital featuring the premiere of Arrell's Diptych


Running Start, Surprising Moments in New Works
by Stefanie Lubkowski
The Boston Music Intelligencer (October 2011) Boston New Music Initiative Boston premiere of Argot


Elemental and Dynamic from Musica Viva
by Joel Schwindt
The Boston Music Intelligencer (November 2010)
The Boston Musica Viva world premiere of Convergence


Boston Musica Viva: Remarkable Variety, Abundant Cleverness
by Eric Culver
The Boston Music Intelligencer (November 2009)
The Boston Musica Viva’s Boston premiere of NARCISSUS/echo


Sonic Generator’s Electric Balm
by James L. Paulk
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (February 2008)
World premiere of Kaleidoscope by the Sonic Generator ensemble


Are You Listening to Me?
by Pierre Ruhe
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (February 2008)
Maya Hoover’s and Lisa Leong’s performance of 3 from 95 for the 2008 Classical Now New Music Series


Review of Spectral World Musics: Proceedings of the Istanbul Spectral Music Conference
Contains Arrell’s “The Music of Sound: art and science in the music of Gérard Grisey”
by Nicholas Deyoe
Notes: the Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association (March 2010)
Comments Arrell’s paper “is the most interesting writing about Grisey’s Partiels that I have read, and is certainly one of the most valuable aspects of this book.”


Review of Spectral World Musics: Proceedings of the Istanbul Spectral Music Conference
by Ian Whalley
Computer Music Journal, Vol. 34, Issue 2 (Summer 2010)


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