Classical 91.5

Living Composers

Maya Temperley

David Temperley composes tuneful, expressive pieces in a classical mold, drawing on his experiences with chamber music and influences from the popular music he grew up listening to on the radio. He's also a music theorist who writes about rock music, including in his latest book The Musical Language of Rock

Read more about Temperley and his music in CITY Newspaper this week: "Having it Both Ways. The Music of Rochester Composer David Temperley."

You can also hear his music and story in this radio feature:

Host Brad Cresswell highlights Grammy award-winning composer, Michael Daugherty. Tune into the 10/21 broadcast to hear his concerto, Tales of Hemingway: For Whom the Bell Tolls, whose movements are inspired by Hemingway’s canonical literary works.