MONO Prelude has "a haunting spoken text ... with driven, vital music." Allan Kozinn's NY Times of the CD release concert for reviewExtended Family. January 14, 2011.
The Economic Engine "presents a wondrous atmosphere that leaves the listener in a liminal space between two cultures." American Record Guide(March/April 2010)
Priscilla McLean calls Extended Family "one of Rolnick's best works" in her of his concert at EMPAC. reviewAlbany Times Union, February 18, 2010.
"Rolnick's music is a vivid and vigorous hybrid of idioms" in Anne MidgetteThe Washington Post, October 6, 2009
Neil's latest CD, Gardening at Gropius House, was released Oct 29 !! Here are excerpts from the two pieces: Gardening At Gropius House and Anosmia.
Available from Innova, iTunes and Amazon. Neil's comments on the CD on youtube here.
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Sunday, October 5, 3pm
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St., 2nd FL, NYC
Karen Bentley Pollick will perform the NYC and US premiere of a new version of Fiddle Faddle, with video by John Jannone and the Night Bears. Demetrius Spaneas premieres Neil's Silicone Breath for alto sax and computer.
Friday, October 10, 7:30pm
Fresh Sounds, at Bread & Salt, 1955 Julian Ave. San Diego, CA 92113
Neil will perform a solo concert featuring new laptop performance works.
Friday, October 17, 9am-noon
CNMAT, University of California at Berkeley, 1750 Arch St., Berkeley, CA
Neil will be guest composer in the graduate seminar on music composition with computers.