Peter Martin of the Grammy Award-winning ensemble Third Coast Percussion discusses Coltrane inspirations, Chicago's vibrant classical community, and working with Devonté Hynes on Third Coast Percussion's latest project. Fields features all world premiere compositions by Hynes (aka Blood Orange), releasing October 11!  Read More »


Take 5: Jennifer Koh

by Maddie Richter

Groundbreaking violinist Jennifer Koh shares her inspirations and upcoming projects in this edition of Take 5! Koh's latest album, Limitless 
celebrates the collaborative spirit between composer and performer and showcases the evocative works (commissioned by Jennifer's organization ARCO Collaborative) of eight highly-accomplished contemporary composers who perform the works side-by-side with Koh.
Limitless releases on September 13!
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Take 5: Sharon Isbin

by Maddie Richter

Superstar guitarist Sharon Isbin discusses her creative influences and upcoming release with Pacifica Quartet in this Cedille-exclusive interview! Souvenirs of Spain & Italy features the uncommonly heard guitar quintets from the Baroque to Mid-20th Century and releases on August 23rd!  Read More »


Take 5: Mei-Ann Chen

by Maddie Richter

Innovative Music Director of the Chicago Sinfonietta, Mei-Ann Chen discusses her origins in orchestral conducting, her many influences, and continuing the Sinfonietta's mission of bringing inclusion and equality to classical music. This March Mei-Ann Chen and the Chicago Sinfonietta release their new album Project W — Works by Diverse Women Composers featuring world premiere recordings from Clarice Assad, Reena Esmail, Jennifer Higdon, Jessie Montgomery, and Florence Price Read More »


Take 5: Matthew Lipman

by Maddie Richter

Exemplary violist Matthew Lipman discusses new projects, influential figures, and his musical ties to Chicago. His debut album, Ascent, features an array of uplifting viola fantasies and world premieres. Ascent will be released February 8, 2019!  Read More »

Mary Mazurek and Cedille's engineer Bill Maylone received a Grammy Nomination in Best Engineered Album, Classical for their outstanding work on Liquid Melancholy — Clarinet Music of James M Stephenson. In a Cedille exclusive interview, Mary Mazurek discusses the unique aesthetic of the album, working with Bill, and the excitement of being a nominee.  Read More »

Multi-Grammy-nominated sound engineer Bill Maylone has worked with Cedille Records since our first album in 1989. In a Cedille-exclusive interview, Bill explains what a sound engineer does and how the industry has changed over the years.      

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Superstar violinist Jennifer Koh talks new commissions, dream projects, and her musical roots in Chicago. Her next Cedille album, Saariaho X Koh, is available November 9!  Read More »

We're continuing our Q & A with virtuoso violinist Rachel Barton Pine! Her newest Cedille album, Blues Dialogues: Music by Black Composers, is available October 19.  Read More »

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