October 3, 2018
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Music and Education, Dr. Scott Brickman, will have another composition of his available on a commercial recording. Scherzo ala Polonaise (2017) for two flutes, which was premiered December 19, 2017 in Athens, Greece, by Iwona Glinka and Renata Guzik, and is scheduled for release on September 21, 2018. The CD, titled Two Minutes, is on the Phasma label (Phasma-Music 004) and is distributed in the European Union by Naxos recordings. Additionally, Ms. Glinka’s recording is available on media outlets such as iTunes and Spotify.
On Friday, April 13, 2018, in Valetta, Malta, Brickman’s Fraski (2018) for clarinet, violin, viola and cello was premiered as part of the Hearing Orpheus today concert series.
“I’m really fortunate to have built such a supportive relationship with these fantastic musicians,” said Dr. Brickman. “They are fearless with their ambitious advocacy of new music. It is very exciting for me to have further collaborations with these musicians in the works.”
Dr. Brickman holds music degrees from the University of Wisconsin and Brandeis University. Dr. Brickman has taught at UMFK since the fall of 1997. He teaches courses in Music, First Year Experience, and Education.