Buy the album on Amazon here. Winnipeg Free Press American composer Mara Gibson’s second album SKY-BORN with Navona Records is a gripping response to a variety of artistic sources, showing her deft hand and unflinching approach to music-making. The new release performed by her fellow faculty members at the Kansas City-based UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance features six different works with such evocative titles as Folium Cubed and Spark. Gibson draws on a palette of extended instrumental techniques in […]
This time of the year always inspires me to do a lot of self-reflection. What have I done with the past 354 days, soon to be 365 days, of the year? Where did I travel? What did I learn? 2017 has often been troubling and I have found myself, on multiple occasions, feeling stuck and confused. But, I have also found myself in moments of total bliss, experiencing profound clarity, and surrounded by loved ones. I am definitely one of […]
Megan Ihnen, has been employed as a teaching artist with Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She will be teaching English and French Diction as well as Vocal Methods for Instrumental Music Education Majors.
Megan Ihnen’s performance of Garrett Schumann’s “Bound V” with Latitude 49 was selected to be a part of CarpeDM Music Mix Volume III. The CarpeDM Music Mix will travel to Austin, TX during SXSW Interactive 2016 and will be available at the Des Moines Embassy tent during the festival. Posted on March 10, 2016 by Lindsay Keast Congratulations Des Moines! We are a city thriving with talented local artists and musicians. After a two week process of submissions and judging, we […]
Megan Ihnen, has been employed as adjunct voice faculty at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. She will be teaching applied voice and studio class for both majors, minors, and non-majors interested in voice.