New Music Workshop: James Sinclair on Charles Ives

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Noted Charles Ives scholar, James Sinclair, discusses the music and legacy of Ives, Sunday, June 23 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Music Shed. The conversation will contextualize Ives’ work for New Music Workshop Composition Fellows as they are writing new works using text from one of his art songs.

In keeping with the 2024 Norfolk Chamber Music Festival theme, “Charles Ives & the American Tradition,” Martin Bresnick leads this year’s New Music Workshop Series with a focus on Charles Ives in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Ives’ birth. Workshop events and concerts are free and open to the public.

Additional offerings in the New Music Workshop series are:

Master Class: June 25 at 4:00pm in the Music Shed and features Yale Faculty vocalist Adriana Zabala and pianist J.J. Penna as they work with the New Music Fellows on writing music that includes the human voice.

New Music Recital (part of the emerging artist series):
June 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Shed
A performance featuring world premieres by Norfolk Fellow composers and performed by the Norfolk Contemporary Ensemble led by pianist Lisa Moore.

For information on all New Music Workshop offerings, please click here.

Yale Music Shed


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