Sites of Friends
Jonathan Newman - a great composer of music for orchestra, winds, and dance
John Corigliano - my former teacher
Wataru Hokoyama - good friend from school. Great composer, and absolutely first-rate orchestrator. Please check out his stuff.
Steven Bryant - like Newman & Wataru, a composer-friend from school
Peter Jaques - master of clarinet, and countless instruments from countless nations

Blogs I Read
The Superficial
Composer's Notebook

Things I Like
PS3 Fanboy
DPReview forums (the Canon camera forums in particular)

Important Organizations
American Music Center
Meet The Composer

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