NYCC Composer Profile

Kevin McCarter

KEVIN McCARTER writes music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, chorus, solo instruments, and voice.  Opening Ideas was premiered by the Chicago Chamber Orchestra, recorded by the Kiev Philharmonic, and subsequently broadcast by a number of radio stations.  Other works that have received substantial attention include Blossoms and a Breeze, played by several woodwind trios in the U.S. and Canada, and Three Songs on Poems of Emily Dickinson, sung on recitals in Paris, Vienna, and Rome in addition to programs in the U.S.