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The Composer's Voice
concert series

A series of chamber concerts in New York City highlighting contemporary composers from Vox Novus

Fifteen Minutes of Fame
is a collection of 15 one-minute acoustic works composed specifically for a specific performer or ensemble.
60x60 Composer
Vermilion Mix
Order of Magnitude Mix
Evolution Mix
Munich Mix
New York Minute Mix
Douglas DaSilva Douglas DaSilva
Composer's Voice - Artistic Director

Douglas DaSilva is a composer, guitarist, educator and music curator in New York City. As Artistic Director of the Composer's Voice Concert Series and Premiere Salon Concerts he is dedicated to promoting new music and living composers. He has been curator for concerts in New York, Rio de Janeiro and Valencia. As a guitarist he has performed at places as diverse as Lincoln Center’s Rose Ballroom, the Jan Hus Church, The Bitter-End, and The Cutting Room. As a composer of chamber music with a background in jazz, rock and blues, Douglas composes in variety of styles from the hummable to highly experimental. Much of his music is influenced by Brazilian music and self-inflicted stress. His extensive and daily work with preschoolers (where he is known by his nom de guerre: Mr. Doug) manages to keep him sane while giving him the opportunity to share his love for music with future generations. His chamber music has been performed throughout the US, Europe and Brazil.

DaSilva piece Sarabande for flute & guitar was recorded with flautist Kathleen Nester, and was featured on the Vox Novus 60x60 New York Mix. His electronic pieces: How to Build a Totalitarian State; Contrails; camp des feuilles; and Did I Hear It on the Composer’s Voice have been included in 60x60 projects.

2011 featured premieres by Jasmin Bey Cowin, harp; Kai Watanabe, guitar; ThingNY ensemble; Kenji Haba, guitar & Gregory Durozel, violin; Conway Kuo, violin; and Alyssa Reit, harp.

To hear more samples of his work, visit: www.myspace.com/douglasdasilva
Centrury X
Evora
Ogs Dance
Paco de Santo Drinks at the Kinsale
12 Miniatures for Guitar
Suite Brasileiro
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