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Jake Runestad interview on Composition Podcast

Jake Runestad interview on Composition Podcast

Jake Runestad was interviewed on composer Josh Rist's podcast "Composition." Listen to their conversation about art, life, the composition process, the business of music, and other surprises! Listen here.   Josh Rist · Composition: Episode 1 - Jake Runestad -...

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New Classical Tracks Feature

New Classical Tracks Feature

Classical MN Pubic Radio featured Kantorei's new album, "Sing, Wearing the Sky," on their radio program New Classical Tracks. Check out this interview with MPR's Julie Amacher   [button link="http://bit.ly/new-classical-tracks-swts" color="silver"...

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Kantorei Album Now Available!

Kantorei Album Now Available!

The second full album of Jake Runestad's award-winning choral music has been released! "Sing, Wearing the Sky," recorded by Denver-based ensemble Kantorei, is a collection of some of Jake's most popular works. Renowned record label Naxos writes: "The prolific young...

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GRAMMY Nomination for “The Hope of Loving”

GRAMMY Nomination for “The Hope of Loving”

The Recording Academy just accounted the nominees for this year’s GRAMMY® awards: included in the honorees for “Best Choral Performance” is GRAMMY®-winning professional choir Conspirare for their album “The Hope of Loving” — the first full-album dedicated to the music...

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American Record Guide lauds “The Hope of Loving”

American Record Guide lauds “The Hope of Loving”

RUNESTAD: Choral Pieces
Conspirare/ Craig Hella Johnson Eriks Esenvalds, Ola Gjeilo, and Eric Whitacre might have to slide down the bench a little to make room for a newcomer. He is Jake Runestad, a Peabody-trained American composer who was born in 1986 and is...

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Gramophone praises “The Hope of Loving”

Gramophone praises “The Hope of Loving”

Gramophone Magazine October 2019 - Awards Issue RUNESTAD: The Hope of Loving ‘To be calm, to be serene!’ writes Henry David Thoreau at the end of his poem ‘Reflections’, the first text set by Jake Runestad in his American Triptych (the other poems are by Wendell Berry...

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