MONO Prelude has "a haunting spoken text ... with driven, vital music." Allan Kozinn's NY Times review of the CD release concert for Extended Family. January 14, 2011.
The Economic Engine "presents a wondrous atmosphere that leaves the listener in a liminal space between two cultures." American Record Guide(March/April 2010)
Priscilla McLean calls Extended Family "one of Rolnick's best works" in her review of his concert at EMPAC. Albany Times Union, February 18, 2010.
"Rolnick's music is a vivid and vigorous hybrid of idioms" Anne Midgette in The Washington Post, October 6, 2009
The release of Neil's latest CD, Gardening at Gropius House, was released Oct 29 !! Here are excerpts from the two pieces: Gardening At Gropius House and Anosmia.
Available from Innova, iTunes and Amazon. Neil's comments on the CD on youtube here.
Visit Neil's YouTube & Vimeo Channels:
And here's a link to videos from Neil's Farewell Concert at Rensselaer, after 32 years on the faculty!
Saturday & Sunday, December 14-15
WOCMAT (International Workshop in Computer Music and Audio Technology), Taipei, Taiwan
Neil's WakeUp will be played in the Sound Gallery.
Sunday, December 15, 4pm
The Forte House, 1498 24th Ave, San Francisco. 415-627-8436. tickets - $20
The Sonoma County-based vocal ensemble TAKE JACK will sing Robin Eschner's arrangement of Neil's The Cellist, from his Requiem Songs
Friday, January 17, 2014 8pm
NYFA Gallery, 20 Jay St., 7th Floor, Brooklyn
NYFA International Artists Mentoring Program
Neil will perform WakeUp in a program with mentors and mentees.