"Winter Morning Walks" Wins Three GRAMMYS!
7/25/2014 7:21:11 AM - 1. Maria Schneider "Best Contemporary Classical Composition" for the song cycle, "Winter Morning Walks"
2. Dawn Upshaw "Best Classical Vocal Solo "Album
3. David Frost, Tim Martyn and Brian Losch "Best Engineered Album, Classical" Album
4. David Frost wins "Producer of the Year, Classical"

Tracks from Various Recordings
Listen to tracks from various albums.
7/23/2014 - Tanglewood - The Knights with Dawn Upshaw perform "Winter Morning Walks"
Seiji Ozawa Hall
8/24/2014 - Tanglewood - Maria Schneider Orchestra - Last MSO performance before we record!
Seiji Ozawa Hall
8/27/2014 - 8/30/2014 - MARIA SCHNEIDER ORCHESTRA RECORDS!!!
11/25/2014 - 11/30/2014 - Jazz Standard - NYC - Maria Schneider Orchestra 10th Anniversary!! 5 NIGHTS!
Jazz Standard
With commissions from The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Ojai Festival, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Cal Performances came "Winter Morning Walks" (poetry by Ted Kooser) & "Carlos Drummond de Andrade Stories" (English translations of Carlos Drummond's poems by Mark Strand).  It also features Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough and Scott Robinson.
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The Birth of a New Work
  • This is an invitation to everyone, to follow along with me, through video, the premier of a work written in dedication to our dear...
Chamber Works - Winter Morning Walks
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The Score and Parts Project
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The Study Scores Project
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Grammy Award Winning Concert in the Garden 2004
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Sky Blue CD - LTD Edition w/40 page booklet (mail order)
Updated July 11, 2007For the first time we've created a very special LTD Edition CD package with a four-fold-spread that includes two booklets exclusive to this package, one with 40 pages of photos with captions from the recording and...