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The legendary producer John McClure passed away at his home in Vermont recently. McClure produced countless recordings for Columbia Records, including many famed recordings with Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, and Igor Stravinsky; led the Columbia Masterworks label; and produced or engineered several albums for Nonesuch Records, working with John Adams, Dawn Upshaw, Mandy Patinkin, Audra McDonald, and others. Nonesuch President Bob Hurwitz offers this remembrance.Read more|Journal Topics:StaffStaffTuesday, March 11, 2014|0 comments
Jac Holzman, the founder of both Elektra Records and Nonesuch Records, will receive the NYU Steinhardt Music Business Program’s Visionary Award at a ceremony on Wednesday. Holzman will interact with students, faculty, and administrators and discuss his six‐decade career with Phil Galdston, NYU Faculty Songwriter‐in‐Residence and Master Teacher in Songwriting. "Jac Holzman is a towering figure in music," noted Dr. Ron Sadoff, Director of the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. "He has brought a unique combination of skills, talent, and insight to his work, and, in so doing, forever changed the cultural and business landscape."Read more|Journal Topics:StaffStaffFriday, February 14, 2014|17 comments
Today is the 50th anniversary of Nonesuch Records. It was 20 years after the founding, 30 years ago today, that Bob Hurwitz, the label's president, was offered that position. Here he reflects on his early days at the company.Read more|Journal Topics:StaffStaffThursday, June 13, 2013|0 comments
On Tuesday, June 11, Nonesuch Records Senior Vice President David Bither was honored at the annual Bang on a Can Benefit and presented with the organization’s 2013 Visionary Award. The special event included an intimate concert featuring Bang on a Can’s Asphalt Orchestra, violinist Todd Reynolds, Bang on a Can All-Star David Cossin with Wilco's Glenn Kotche, Devendra Banhart, and Carolina Chocolate Drops. The evening brought moving tributes from Nonesuch President Bob Hurwitz and Bither’s brother Philip. Here are the remarks David Bither gave in accepting the award.Read more|Journal Topics:StaffStaffThursday, May 23, 2013|0 commentsNonesuch President Bob Hurwitz Gives Keynote Address for Mannes College The New School for Music 2013 Recognition Ceremony
Nonesuch Records President Bob Hurwitz gave the Keynote Address at the Recognition Ceremony celebrating the Mannes College The New School for Music Class of 2013, held earlier today at the school’s campus in New York City. Here are his remarks.