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Composer


“For over 30 years [Rolnick] has helped to create a much changed musical landscape in the United States in terms of musical aesthetics and the application of technology in concert performance.” 

– Frank J Oteri, NewMusicBox.org feature interview (April 2013)

 

 

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Composer


“For over 30 years [Rolnick] has helped to create a much changed musical landscape in the United States in terms of musical aesthetics and the application of technology in concert performance.” 

– Frank J Oteri, NewMusicBox.org feature interview (April 2013)

 

 

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Upcoming Concerts


Upcoming Concerts


UPCOMING CONCERTS 2016

Thursday, February 17 - 8pm
Earfest at Stony Brook UniversityDepartment of Music, Stony Brook, NY - Neil plays Dynamic RAM & Concert Grand with pianist Kathleen Supové, a new piece for piano and computer (with Neil playing both), and recent music for solo laptop.

Wednesday, February 22 - 3pm
Center for Innovation In the Arts, The Juilliard School, NYC.  Neil talks about his work with computers and performance with students in the Music Production Workshop.

Tuesday, February 28 - 4:30pm
Purchase College (SUNY), Conservatory of Music, Purchase, NY.  Neil talks about his work with composition students.

Saturday, March 11 - 10pm
National Sawdust, 80 N 6th St., Brooklyn.  Innova Recordings Showcase.  Shows begin at 8pm.  Neil is on for 10pm set playing O Brother!WakeUp and Digits, with Kathleen Supové and video by R. Luke DuBois.

Saturday, March 18 - venue & time TBA
NWEAMO (New West Electronic Arts and Music Organization), San Diego, CA
Neil will perform O Brother! as part of the festival.

Friday, March 17 - 2pm
University of California at San Diego, Department of Music.  Neil meets with music technology students to talk about and perform his music.

Sunday, March 19 - 8pm
Automata Arts, 504 Chung King Drive, LA, CA.  Neil performs a solo concert on laptop and piano.

Monday, March 20 - 2pm
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.  Neil meets with a composition seminar to talk about and perform his music.

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Recent Music


Recent Music


RECENT MUSIC

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Recent Press


Recent Press


RECENT NEWS & PRESS

Neil has been awarded a Bogliasco Fellowship for a residency at the Liguria Study Center in Bogliasco, Italy, in April and May 2017.  He will be working on Deal With The Devil for violinist Jennifer Choi and pianist Kathleen Supove.

Neil received a 2016 ArtsLink Grant for a two week residency with Omen Theater in Belgrade Serbia.

Anne Midgette calls Neil's performance at Atlas Performing Arts "a terrific concert" in her Washington Post review , January 31, 2016

Gardening At Gropius House is discussed in CNN.Style, July 2015.

Ableton.com feature article on Neil's use of sampling in A Robert Johnson Sampler, Feb 21 2014

Feature interview by Frank J. Oteri on NewMusicBox.org, April 2013

MONO Prelude has "a haunting spoken text ... with driven, vital music." Allan Kozinn's NY Times review of the CD release concert for Extended 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 review of his concert at EMPAC.  Albany Times Union, February 18, 2010.

The Economic Engine CD is on the NY Times' classical critics' list of "best Classical CDs of 2009." November 27, 2009 

"Rolnick's music is a vivid and vigorous hybrid of idioms," Anne MidgetteThe Washington Post, October 6, 2009