An Interview with Composers Pamela Madsen and Eric Dries from Los Angeles


Dear readers of the journal “ICONI”!
We are offering you an interview with
two innovative American composers residing
in California, Pamela Madsen and Eric Dries.
They demonstrate the rich context
of new trends in American music
encompassing the serial Uptown School
and the experimental Downtown School,
as well as their connections to contemporary
European music. The composers describe
the styles of their respective musical
compositions and their versatile musical
activities, including teaching at the California
State University at Fullerton, performing
and organizing concerts of contemporary

Contemporary Composer