Category: News

90th Anniversary of Mid Hudson Bridge – MODELS

Mid-Hudson Bridge models mark 90th anniversary of Hudson River crossing From Mid Hudson News, July 31, 2020 POUGHKEEPSIE – The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge will mark its 90th anniversary on August 25 and the Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley (HBHV) introduced one of many bridge “models” Thursday afternoon in Waryas Park. A model of the span celebrating Joseph Bertolozzi’s Bridge Music was… Read more →

Bridge Music in New Book on NY Bridges

#BridgeMusic appears in the new book “Bridges of the Mid-Hudson Valley.” It explores of the history of the New York State Bridge  Authority. Author and Director of Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley, Kathryn Burke illustrates her expertise with copious accounts and images from contemporary news stories and the architectural firms themselves. That’s me in the picture, Joseph Bertolozzi,risking my… Read more →

VIRTUAL LECTURE: THE MAKING OF BRIDGE MUSIC

A nice way to take your mind off the pandemic for an hour… mark your calendar. I hope you can join us on Zoom, 1pm Sunday May 3, 2020. Details at https://www.facebook.com/events/259149281881220/ The Walkway Over the Hudson hosts this presentation as part of a broader partnership with myself and Bridge Music in the observance of both the Walkway’s 10th anniversary and… Read more →

PLAYING THE WORLD’S LARGEST PIPE ORGAN

Joseph Bertolozzi had the singular experience of playing the great pipe organ at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, the largest pipe organ in the world. Yes, that’s seven keyboards! Thanks to Nathan Bryson, Curator of Organs and Scott D Banks, Event Coordinator. Powerful, yes; smooth, yes; versatile, yes. But there was an unexpected phenomenon (N.B. this gets pretty technical, so… Read more →

Bridge Music 10th Anniversary Celebrations

– Celebrating a Decade of Music – Free and open to the public for ten years, Bridge Music has been and remains a touchstone of internationally recognized public sound-art. DAY OF THE EVENT – Saturday Aug 3, 2019 ACTIVITIES (all events are free): 2pm – Re-Dedication and Tour of the Bridge Music Installation with Composer Joseph Bertolozzi Johnson-Iorio Park, 281 Haviland Rd, Highland, NY 12528 We begin… Read more →

TOWER MUSIC PERCUSSION 5TET AT THE NORTHWEST PERCUSSION FESTIVAL

Left Edge Percussion, Terry Longshore, Director, begins its Spring 2019 touring season with a performance of Joseph Bertolozzi’s Tower Music Percussion 5tet at the Northwest Percussion Festival at the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls, ID. The concert is April 6 at 1pm and also features works by Carlos Chavez and Steve Reich. Left Edge Percussion will also perform works… Read more →

BERTOLOZZI AT 60

Celebrate with me Monday, February 4, as WMHT-FM marks my 60th birthday with the broadcast of my work Suite Poughkeepsie for orchestra; Joel Eric Suben conducts SeattleMusic. Tune to 88.7 FM at around 1:40pm. It will also be streamed on wmht.org.  This piece was originally premiered in 1999 by The Hudson Valley Philharmonic conducted by Randall Fleischer at The Bardavon Opera House in Poughkeepsie, NY,… Read more →

TOWER MUSIC PERCUSSION 5TET – Last performance before tour

Here’s your last chance to hear Left Edge Percussion perform Joseph Bertolozzi‘s Tower Music Percussion Quintet live before their Spring 2019 tour. Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University  491 S Mountain, Ashland, Oregon 97520, hosts the Southern Oregon University Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Terry Longshore, Friday Nov. 30, 2018 at 7:30pm PST. Works to be performed include:… Read more →