Interviews | Michael Daugherty, composer

New Music Corner: Michael Daugherty’s Bells for Stokowski
Interview with Kristin duBois, June 3, 2014
Daugherty discusses Bells for Stokowski with US Marines Master Sgt. Kristin duBois, following a performance by the US Marine Band on March 31, 2014.


Ann Arbor Schools’ bands rehearse for centennial celebration concert
Interview with Kelly McLaughlin, May 27, 2014
Kelly McLaughlin reports on the Pioneer, Huron, and Skyland Band rehearsals for Ann Arbor’s centennial celebration concert on May 29, 2014 and discusses the premiere of Daugherty’s Vulcan.


Michael Daugherty Talks about György Ligeti
Interview with Kyle Norris, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 2, 2014
This interview is an extended version of the BBC Radio 3 program about the life and music of György Ligeti, Clocks and Clouds: An Adventure Around Gyorgy Ligeti, broadcast May 25, 2014


Michael Daugherty Discusses his Creative Process with Robert Raines
Interview with Robert Raines, December 17, 2013
In this interview for a new publication by Oxford University Press, Daugherty discusses his compositional process, and his use of technology in composition.


Michael Daugherty Discusses Frank Lloyd Wright and Fallingwater
Interview with Cedric Westphal, November 22, 2013
Daugherty talks about the premiere of Fallingwater with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and the New Century Chamber Orchestra


Interview with Michael Daugherty on Architecture, Philosophy, and Literature
Interview with Elija Ho, November 22, 2013


Michael Daugherty Introduces Fallingwater for Solo Violin and Strings
November 20, 2013
As part of New Century’s From the Stage Audience Education Initiative, 2013-2014 Featured Composer Michael Daugherty discusses his work Fallingwater for Solo Violin and Strings, commissioned and premiered by New Century in November 2013


The Musical Architecture of Michael Daugherty
Interview with Tom Jacobs, November 19, 2013


Michael Daugherty on Reflections On The Mississippi for Tuba and Orchestra
Interview with Marakay Rogers, March 20, 2013


Michael Daugherty with Linked host Peter Cummings discusses his admiration for James Brown
Interview with Peter Cummings, February 11, 2011
Composer Michael Daugherty describes his early connection with the music and work ethic of James Brown on Sirius XP Pops, “Linked”

Michael Daugherty on Metropolis Symphony

Interview with National Public Radio, December 10, 2010


Michael Daugherty on His Childhood and the Writing Process
Interview with Tanya Muzudmar, June 30, 2010


Michael Daugherty and Giancarlo Guerrero Discuss Metropolis
October 2, 2009
Composer Michael Daugherty expounds on what inspired him to create the Metropolis Symphony. It features interviews with Michael Daugherty and Giancarlo Guerrero, as well as performances by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra.

Interview with Michael Daugherty for Pendulum New Music Series

Interview with Greg Simon, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, October 15, 2008
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Part 2


Yale Oral History of American Music Interview II
Interview with Libby Van Cleve, New Haven, Connecticut, March 8, 2008


New Music Box: Michael Daugherty, Icon Artist
Interview with Frank J. Oteri, New York, December 11, 2006
Frank J. Oteri talks with Michael Daugherty in an interview for New Music Box at the New York City office of Boosey & Hawkes, December 11, 2006

Martin Perlich Interviews Michael Daugherty on Dead Elvis

Interview with Martin Perlich, December 11, 2004
“American composer Michael Daugherty, backstage at the Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, where the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is performing his Dead Elvis. We discuss why he bases his compositions on American icons.” ~Martin Perlich


Yale Oral History of American Music Interview I (side a)
Interview with Jenny Raymond, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 31, 1999


Yale Oral History of American Music Interview I (side b)
Interview with Jenny Raymond, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 31, 1999


Yale Oral History of American Music Interview I (side c – d)
Interview with Jenny Raymond, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 31, 1999