Christina Rusnak | Music
Christina Rusnak is a multifaceted composer whose work reflects a diversity of styles. Actively seeking to integrate geographic and artistic elements into her work, her goal is to compose music that engages the performers as well as the audience.
Christina Rusnak, Composer, Explorer, Music, Outdoors, Exploring with music
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Stehekin Artist in Residence Pt. 2

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                The landscape is both breathtaking and formidable. The pinnacle hike, everyone told me, is Mount McGregor. The trail ascends 6500 vertical feet over 8.3 miles. Many make the trek an overnight one, but I decided to go as far as possible and back down in...

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Stehekin, Artist in Residence Pt. 1

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[caption id="attachment_7940" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Mark Scherer, NPS[/caption] Taking the ferry, the terrain from Chelan to Stehekin morphs slowly. Our trip was obscured by low clouds and a brief shower. As it cleared, I felt like I’d gone through a hidden passage; the mountains...

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North Cascades National Park

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With Google Maps and real-time images available in a single click, the awe of surprise is waning - globally. This phenomenon is not all bad – knowing that my cabin’s stove will not require foraging for my own fuel source, or that my bedspread has...

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The Life of Ashes

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Title: Art of the Wild Location: Hood River, Oregon Link out: Click here Description: The performance of my piece "The Life of Ashes" explores the idea of natural process through the lens of the 2012 fire that ravaged part of Mt Adams. As the only aural artist of Art in the Wild,...

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Chat!

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Title: Parma Music Festival Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire Link out: Click here Description: The PARMA Music Festival is an annual celebration of  contemporary music, from classical and  jazz to electronic and rock.  The Festival brings together a diverse crowd to perform, collaborate, and listen. The Festival  partners with local and international arts organizations...

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Contemporary Music Professionals

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How many blogs do you follow? Or LinkedIn threads? The volume of millions of us trying to ensure our voices are heard can be deafening!  An interesting thread I've followed on LinkedIn asked the question whether a composer must have a music composition degree in...

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Composing in the Wilderness ’13 Part 3

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FAIRBANKS 7/20 Yesterday we worked like ground squirrels preparing for winter, only we were preparing our pieces.  Today, we met at the Museum of the North.  2013 is the 100 year anniversary of the first successful ascent of Mt. McKinnley.  A special exhibition highlights the journey. I...

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Composing in the Wilderness ’13 Part 1

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PART 1- DENALI 7/9            I am back in Alaska with nine other composers to explore Denali National Park and Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve as park of a joint venture with the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival and Alaska Geographic. It is tremendously exciting to get a...

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Composing in the Wilderness Part 3

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Part 3 of 3 The “Composers from the Wilderness arrive back in Fairbanks mid-afternoon on Wednesday where we all work to finalize our scores and create parts. For most of us, sleep that night is an unattained luxury. Rehearsals begin Thursday morning.We are incredibly fortunate, since...

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