/ Michael Fuson
Nova Project® emerged from
a series of pieces called "The Viennese Sketches" that
Anthony composed while living in Vienna, Austria. They were first
premiered in Vienna at Der Tunnel ("The Tunnel")
which is an alternative music center in that city.
five original movements are for classical guitar and electric guitar
or any improvising melody instrument. Because of the classical/rock
"cross-over" of this work, when Anthony decided to record
these pieces (with several other movements composed specifically
for this CD), he asked his long-time friend, noted rock guitarist,
Michael's commitment to the project, the CD is currently underway
and will be released on the French label Éclipse in
early 2002. Basic tracks are nearly finished and the mastertape
is being shipped to Europe to include improvisational solos by nearly
a dozen of the most recognized names on the international rock/jazz
tour is being slated for 2002 throughout Northern and Western Europe
(France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy and Poland) to promote
the CD. Negotiation is underway for a similar US tour.
extremely excited about the development of this new CD as
these two brilliant artists continue to work together and will keep
you posted as it progresses!
1991 Pulitzer Prize Nominee for composition, Anthony has been awarded
diplomas and performed at such festivals as 'Ville Sable', 'Festival-Hautecombe'
(France), and the 'Nemzetlozi Gitarfesztival' (Hungary). In addition
to traditional classical repertoire, concerts often include 19th
Century works performed in a priceless 1828 Staufer Viennese guitar.
commitment to the art has led to many diversified activities. His
writings have been published extensively in 'The Soundboard' (U.S.),
'Guitar International' (England) and 'Gitarre und Laute' (Germany).
He has acted as an Artist-in Residence and Touring Artist for a
number of U.S. state arts councils and similar European programs.
He is also the editor of the internationally-acclaimed series of
guitar music, 'The Anthony Glise Editions', published by the Willis
Music Company and 'The Anthony Glise Urtext Edtions' by Mel Bay
active composer, Anthony's original compositions have been premiered
in such cities as New York, Chicago, Rome, Vienna, Lille (France)
and Esztergom (Hungary).
recordings include traditional works (solo, chamber, orchestral
and ballet) as well as original compositions for such labels as
'Eclipse' (France), 'Young Recording Artists' (USA) and 'Dorian
Recordings' (USA). His first album, 'Overview', was chosen as one
of the year's "Top 5 Classical Releases" by 'Vienna Life Magazine'.
lectures at the 'Academy for the Study of 19th Century Music' (Italy),
and when not on tour, he lives and teaches in the Flandres region
of Northern France.
website is located at: www.anthonyglise.com
following cities in the U.S. and Europe are scheduled and dates
will be posted here as contracts are confirmed.
St. Joseph, MO., Wyatt Park Christian, December 2, 2002, 7:30 p.m.
Atchison, KS., Benedictine College,
December 4, 2002, 7:00 p.m.
Maryville, MO. (with National Public Radio),
Cedar Rapids, IA.,
Kansas City, MO.,
Little Rock, AR.,
Birmingham, AL. (with National Public radio),
New Orleans, LA.,
New York, NY.,
Prague, Czech Republic,
/ management for The Nova Project:
Aevia Productions, Ltd
Via Goito 31
I 10064 Pinerola, Italy
Aevia Productions, Ltd.
St. Joseph, MO 64507 USA
suggestions or questions,
you may email Michael directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Anthony and Michael in 'Sound Logic Studios'
with producer Jeff Anderson