Frank J. Oteri

Frank J. Oteri appears in the following:

On-Demand Audio: Top Brass Ensemble Meets Accordion Virtuoso and String Quartet

Thursday, May 29, 2014

On the third night of the 2014 Look & Listen Festival, the Invisible Dog Center featured the sounds of accordion virtuoso William Schimmel, the Daedalus Quartet and TILT Brass.


Year to Remember: 1976

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Yes, it was 1976 was the year of the United States Bicentennial. But it also marked an important time in contemporary American music. Philip Glass’s “Einstein on the Beach” premiered that year, as did Steve Reich’s “Music for 18 Musicians.” American composer Ned Rorem also picked up a Pulitzer that year for his suite, “Air Music.” American Music Center Composer Advocate Frank Oteri joins us to elaborate.

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The Art of Noise

Friday, May 15, 2009

Noise has been a musical ingredient from the 60’s rock (The Who, Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix) to the 70’s punk to experimental classical movements like Futurism and Dada, not to mention recent artists like Rhys Chatham and Sonic Youth. Today, Frank J. Oteri, founding editor of, and Paul D. ...

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Elliott Carter's Century

Thursday, December 11, 2008

As composer Elliott Carter celebrates his 100th birthday today, the classical music world is taking notice, with numerous performances of his dramatically complex works. What’s more, Carter remains as prolific as ever. He penned nine new scores last year, according to his publisher, with another seven planned by the end ...


Music to the Extreme

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Ever seen a marching band of 100 tubas? Or an orchestra made up of 200 electric guitarists and bassists? Frank J. Oteri, editor of web magazine NewMusicBox, and Frank Scheffer, director of the new DVD "Helicopter String Quartet," join us to talk about some of the most bizarre music performances ...

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Goodbye Critics, Hello Bloggers

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Arts critics have either been laid off or forced into early retirement at the Chicago Sun-Times, Minneapolis Star Tribune and New York magazine, among other publications. It's left many wondering…why now? Can blogs fill in the gaps? We talk with Frank J. Oteri, composer and editor of; and Drew ...

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