Garrett Sholdice

Garrett Sholdice is a composer and a director of the record label and music production company Ergodos.

This is Curatorship
Since 2006, Louth Contemporary Music Society has been commissioning internationally renowned composers such as Arvo Pärt and Terry Riley, hosting ambitious concerts, and has issued several recordings. Garrett Sholdice listens to some of the promoter's most recent releases.
A Visibility Mission: The RTÉ Lyric FM Record Label
The RTÉ Lyric FM label, established over a decade ago, has now released over forty recordings. Garrett Sholdice listens to the latest six – and considers the 'visibility mission' for Irish music that the label is engaged in.
If You’re Not a Minimalist, What are You?
Philip Glass' recently published memoir is a new lens on the American composer, writes Garrett Sholdice.
Unswerving Endeavour
Garrett Sholdice attends a La Monte Young performance at Berlin's MaerzMusik, and reflects on past experiences with Young's magical sustained tones.
When Two Bricks Are Placed Carefully Together
Counterpoint in music – as much a concept as a technique – has been with us for centuries, from the twelfth-century vocal music of Léonin to the playlists on our iPods. But what is really at the heart of the idea?
Stoke the Fire
Performances at the 2011 Sligo New Music Festival were about total immersion and intense focus, hinging on the listeners' willingness to share in a slow, smouldering process.
No Strategies
Born in Dublin in 1976, Judith Ring is a composer for whom the physical experience of a sound will shape everything.
That's All There Is
Garrett Sholdice discovers an opera that finally feels like the best cinema.
Ives Ensemble
Ives Ensemble, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam
Evenset, Diatribe (DIACD008)
Maria de Alvear
Maria de Alvear (voice), Songs of an Old Female Hippopotamus, Zwielicht, A trans Pavilion, Berlin, 25 July 2009
Frank Denyer
Silenced Voices – Mode Records, Mode 198
Live Reviews: Anail Dé
Gavin Bryars (double bass), Iarla Ó Lionáird (voice), Leo Abrahams (guitar), Lisa Grosman (viola), Cian Ó Dúill (viola), Kate Ellis (cello)Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, 14 November 2008.
Live Reviews: Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival: James Tenney Retrospective
Quatuor Bozzini; Rick Sacks (percussion), Eve Egoyan (piano), Miriam Shalinsky (double bass), local instrumentalists / Huddersfield, Yorkshire 24–26 November 2008
Live Reviews: Folk From Here
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York, England 7 May 2008