From The Examiner Central Florida Composers Forum borrowed from   Those in Orlando’s niche market for local art music know it’s no secret that Timucua White House is the place to be. The Glazer family has celebrated music by opening their doors to the community for 15 years, and last night a very full house shared the experience of concert number 600. The occasion: Central Florida Composers Forum’s annual recital, presenting the

Composer Keith Lay debuts a new work for brass and mimes at Timucua this weekend Posted By Thaddeus McCollum on Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 9:00 am   Keith Lay is proving to be our area’s most inventive composer. Last year, he put on one of the most interesting public pieces of symphonic art to hit Lake Eola Park with “Distance Music,” a suite that had the audience walk around

  Fantastic News! Received this email from the Florida Department of State: “On behalf of the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs I would like to congratulate you on being selected to receive a 2015 Individual Artist Fellowship. This award recognizes your remarkable artistic achievements to date and supports your creative career moving forward. We are so looking forward to working with you over the course of your fellowship

Keith Lay conducts an experiment in sound with ‘Distance Music at Lake Eola for Walking Audience, Train Horns and Brass Choirs’ Noon Saturday, Oct. 25 | Lake Eola, 195 N. Rosalind Ave. | | free Local composer and educator Keith Lay continues his ongoing experiments in psychoacoustics with his latest composition, Distance Music at Lake Eola for Walking Audience, Train Horns and Brass Choirs. After a successfully funded Kickstarter, Lay

An interview about Distance Music from the composer clan from around the country “Guerilla Distance Music” episode 174. Dr. David MacDonald is a colleague at Full Sail University – thank you Dave for the exposure!

Keith Lay wants to play music on swan-boat-mounted radio-controlled train klaxons and we think that’s awesome Posted By Jessica Bryce Young   We’ll be writing more about this as the actual event approaches, but just wanted to point you to another awesome Orlando project currently in the Kickstarter phase. Composer Keith Lay is continuing his ongoing experiments into the very nature of sound with Distance Music at Lake Eola, and he wants you

        ARTS & CULTURE Central Florida Composers Forum nurtures local talent Local composers work to showcase contemporary classical music By Esteban Meneses PUBLISHED: JULY 2, 2014 In addition to the flagship music organizations of Orlando – established groups like the Bach Festival Society and the Orlando Philharmonic – it’s worth noting a much smaller and more recent one that is shaping the city’s cultural scene from a unique

Thanks to Doron Reizes, Audio Professional, Designing Sound magazine has published an  about the “inSPIRE for 22 Brass, Carillons, C Bell and Distance”.  Check it, and all of the excellent articles out at: “inSPIRE, The Distance Music Experiment: Acoustic Explorations in Composition” Thank you Doron!

The Creative City Project   Ambitious arts project promises a new performance in downtown Orlando every day for month of October By Scott Horn If you’re downtown at noon on Oct. 20, you might think for a moment you’re hallucinating when you hear the music. Bells and carillons, trumpets and other brass instruments will echo along Orange Avenue, as if from on high. You’re not losing it, and there will

Orlando Philharmonic, Full Sail University mix music and technology By Matthew J. Palm, Orlando Sentinel arts writer   For its annual fundraising gala, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra partnered with Full Sail University to create a concert showcasing not only the Phil’s musicians but the technological know-how of Full Sail’s students. Titled “Symphony in HD,” the gala took place Saturday at Full Sail Live, the performance hall built at the