Photo: I.A. Freeman
Burning Ambulance contributor Steve Hicken is a composer as well as a writer about music. In the third issue of the magazine, he described his compositional process in a lengthy essay that’s well worth your time.
He recently had some of his work performed at the Western Illinois University New Music Festival. Streams of two of those pieces can be heard below.
The River Flowing Through Me (solo viola, performed by Istvan Szabó):
Night Music (solo oboe, performed by Michael Ericson):