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The June In Buffalo Festival, founded 40 years ago by Morton Feldman and associates, has been led/curated by David Felder for the past 30 years. During that time it has become one of the world’s foremost venues for displaying the talents of cutting-edge composers and performers while offering opportunities for a younger generation of musicians to take part in the process a…

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the June In Buffalo Festival and the 30th year for David Felder as the festival’s artistic director. It’s kind of a big deal for aficionados of classical music experimentation, the thing where sonics and spacing meet to create the previously unheard or rarely performed.The New York New Music Ensemble took the stage Monday night in Li…

Buffalo’s storied history as a hotbed of new music continues every year at June in Buffalo. The schedule this year, on the occasion of the festival’s 40th anniversary, speaks eloquently of this colorful legacy. It includes several works – one of them very rarely performed – by the festival’s founder, Morton Feldman.The rarely performed piece is Feldman’s 1969 orchestral wo…

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For 29 years, Artistic Director David Felder has nurtured the “June in Buffalo” modern music symposium at the University at Buffalo’s Amherst campus and seen it grow into a model for other like-minded programs across the country. While the main audience for music heard at this event is, due to the perceived “difficulty” of the scores, gen…