The upcoming Cincinnati Fringe Festival, which runs from May 31-June 11, will feature a media-driven concert by CCM doctoral candidate in composition Paul Schuette called Music for Newspapers and Radios. The concert includes musical compositions that use newspapers or radios as the generating source of musical sounds, ideas and forms. The Frequency String Quartet, which is comprised of CCM students, are also a part of Schuette’s performance.

The production will feature three compositions by Schuette:

  • no news is good news, for string quartet
  • Media Counterpoint, for 2 radios, sine tone generator, piano, electric guitar and suspended cymbals
  • Tomorrow?, for 2 male and 2 female voices

The program will also include two pieces by John Cage called Radio Music and Water Work. A preview of selected works from the program can be found at

Thursday, June 2, 8 p.m.
Friday, June 3, 9:15 p.m.
Wednesday, June 8, 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 9, 7:15 p.m.

Media Bridges
1100 Race Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

For tickets and more information:
Visit the Cincinnati Fringe Festival website.

One comment

  1. CCM Drama also has a number of current and former students participating in this year’s Cincinnati Fringe Festival.

    Michael Carr (CCM Drama 2011) will be appearing in “Darker” by Caitie O’Keefe with the New Edgecliff Theatre Co.

    John Ware (CCM Drama 2011) and William Brown (CCM Drama 2014) have written and created an original piece called “The Masculinity Index.”

    John Patrick Maddock (CCM Drama 2014) and Callie Schuterra (CCM Drama 2013) will appear with the Tangled Leaves Theatre Collective in “Opal Opus: Journey to Alakazoo.”

    Paul Miller (CCM Drama 1998) will bring his circus to the festival with “Transfringement – Circus Mojo Refudiates the Norm.”

    Jodie Linver (CCM Drama 1993) will appear in “The Body Speaks: Scripted with the Performance Gallery.”

    Dain Paige (CCM Drama1992) will appear in “To and Fro and Up and Down” with Kleesattel Productions.

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