2023 Heinz Endowments Award
February 6, 2023
Rosenblum is one of 15 Pittsburgh Artists to receive the 2023 Investing in Creative Development Awards to support an audio recording of a new work, “We Lived Happily During the War.” Influenced by Ilya Kaminsky’s poem of the same name, the work will be released with an accompanying interpretive video.
Featured Composer at June in Buffalo 2023
October 15, 2022
Mathew Rosenblum will be a featured Senior Composer at the 2023 June in Buffalo festival (June 6-11, 2023) where several of his works will be performed.
Premiere of “We Lived Happily During the War”
April 6, 2022
“We Lived Happily During the War,” commissioned by the Fromm Foundation, was premiered on September 30, 2022 by Jamie Jordan and the Talujon Percussion, The DiMenna Center, NYC
Beyond 2020: Microtonal Music Festival
May 1, 2020
The Beyond 2020: Microtonal Music Festival, Directed by Mathew Rosenblum, took place February 28th – March 1st in Pittsburgh.
New Work Commissioned by the Fromm Foundation at Harvard
December 8, 2019
The Fromm Foundation has commissioned Mathew Rosenblum to write a new work for Talujon Percussion and soprano Jamie Jordan.Read more
Shanghai Conservatory of Music Residency
June 25, 2019
Mathew Rosenblum was in-residence at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music June 18, 2019 – June 21, 2019. The residency included a Lecture, masterclasses, and the performance of Gymnopédies Nos. 3-7 by the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble.
New Compact Disc, Lament/Witches’ Sabbath
November 9, 2018
Lament/Witches’ Sabbath, Mathew Rosenblum’s new CD on New Focus Recordings, features a performance by David Krakauer with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project led by Gil Rose. Plus works written for and performed by FLUX Quartet and Mantra Percussion, The Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble conducted by Kevin Noe with Soprano Lyndsay Kesselman, Lisa Pegher, PercussionRead more
Microtonal Music Festival
January 5, 2018
Mathew Rosenblum has organized the second Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival and Symposium, presented by Music on the Edge and the Andy Warhol Museum, January 11-13, Pittsburgh, PA.
Premiere of a new work commissioned by Music From China
November 4, 2017
Premiere of Bì nàn suô, commissioned by Music From China for the 25th Anniversary Concert of their Premiere Works series.
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, New York, NY. Sat, Nov 4, 2017 8:00pm
“Friday Faves” Staff Pick
July 15, 2016
Sharpshooter chosen as a “Friday Faves” Staff Pick by Second Inversion
Featured Composer at ASEAN Music Week
June 15, 2016
Mathew Rosenblum was a featured Composer at the ASEAN Music Week in Nanning, China, June 6-13, 2016. Performances included Throat and Sharpshooter
New Work Commissioned by Music From China
February 15, 2016
Rosenblum has been commissioned to write a New Work for Music From China for the 25th Anniversary Concert of their Premiere Works series.
New Work Commissioned by the Boston Microtonal Society
January 15, 2016
The Boston Microtonal Society has commissioned Mathew Rosenblum to write a new work that will be a tribute to composer Ezra Sims.
Featured Composer at the Thailand International Composition Festival
July 1, 2015
Mathew Rosenblum will be a Featured Composer at the Thailand International Composition Festival in 2015. The festival will include performances of two works, Double Concerto and Two Harmonies. Rosenblum will also offer master classes and present a lecture on his music.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra “Composer of the Year”
September 1, 2014
Mathew Rosenblum is one of five Pittsburgh composers chosen to be the PSO’s 2014 “Composer of the Year”.Read more
Q2 Music Album of the Week
December 16, 2013
Mathew Rosenblum’s portrait compact disc, Möbius Loop, has been chosen as the Q2 Music Album of the Week.
April 20, 2013
Mathew Rosenblum has been named a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow. During the fellowship year, he will compose a new concerto for clarinetist David Krakauer and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
New Work commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
February 1, 2013
Mathew Rosenblum is one of five Pittsburgh composers commissioned to write a new work for the 2014 season.
Featured Composer at Harry Partch Festival
September 10, 2012
Mathew Rosenblum will be a Featured Composer at THE HARRY PARTCH LEGACY: Microtonal Constructions and Intercultural Dialogues SYMPOSIUM AND FESTIVAL, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, September 20, 2012.
New Compact Disc on New World Records
September 1, 2012
Circadian Rhythms, a compact disc featuring new and older works performed by the Rascher Saxophone Quartet, Dave Eggar, Lindsey Goodman, Newband, Wendy Richman and others, will be released on New World Records in 2013.
Barlow Endowment Commission
March 1, 2011
Falling, a new work based on the James Dickey poem of the same name, has been commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. The work will be premiered in 2013.
Senior Composer at June in Buffalo
June 5, 2009
Mathew Rosenblum will be one of five Senior Faculty Composers at the 2009 June in Buffalo Festival and Conference. In addition to offering master classes and lectures about his music, Rosenblum will have three works (Maggies, Circadian Rhythms, and Under the Rainbow) performed by the New York New Music Ensemble, the Verge Ensemble, and Lindsey Goodman.