Press: highlights here

Tandem Friends School, Tandem Alums Collaborate, June 24, 2022.

New York Concert Review Inc., Frank Daykin, DCINY Presents the Constantinides New Music Ensemble in Review, April 8, 2022.

WRKF, Louisiana Considered with Adam Vos, “LSU student composers and performers are taking their music to Carnegie Hall,” April 6, 2022.

IDRS (International Double Reed Society), celebrating 50 years, volume 44, Escher Keys, January 2022.

Fanfare Magazine, Review by Huntley Bent on Galatea’s Dream and Escher Keys, May 28, 2021.

Raised by Cassettes, Music Review of Galatea’s Dream and Escher Keys, Joshua Macala, May 20, 2021.

The Theisen Journal, Issue No. 29 – Two World Premieres by Mara Gibson, Alan Theisen, May 19, 2021.

The Writer’s Story, episode 25: Rebecca Morgan Frank and collaborations, May 16, 2021.

WRKF, Louisiana Considered with Adam Vos, “LSU Professor Composes Concerto Inspired by MC Escher,” April 29, 2021.

Music for Earth Day, Secret Sky broadcast, 2021 Additions, PARMA Recordings, April 22, 2021.

The Theisen Journal, Issue No. 25, Spring Listening!, Alan Theisen, April 7, 2021.

HRT Radio, Secret Sky broadcast, March 15, 2021.

Escher Keys promo 3, youtube, March 15, 2021.

Lexical Tones Podcast, featuring performance of “The Clockmaker’s Doll” by Megan Ihnen and Alan Theisen Present, March 10, 2021.

Sounds of the World Podcast: Mara Gibson, interviewed by Bill Montgomery and Hillary Lester, March 1, 2021.

Escher Keys, promo 2, youtube, February 15, 2021.

Martian Gardens Episode 1050, Max Shea, Amherst, MA, broadcast of Secret Sky, February 13, 2021.

Gramophone Magazine, ad for PRISMA-4, November 2020, January 2021, February 2021.

Escher Keys, promo 1, youtube, January 15, 2021.

Viva 21st Century Marathon part 2, Marvin Rosen, WPRB Princeton 103.3, broadcast of Secret Sky, December 28, 2020.

IAWM, Journal on PRISMA- Volume 4, November 4, 2020.

EarRelevant, Mark Gresham, Bent Frequency brings living composers to the fore From a Distance, November 11, 2020.

Spotify, Cinematic Composers Playlist, Secret Sky broadcast, September 30, 2020.

Sonagrama, Josep Bosch, PRISMA Volume 4: Contemporary Works for Large Orchestra, September 29, 2020.

Amazon, PRISMA Volume 4 release, August 14, 2020.

Composer Playlist, VCCA 2020, White Ash, August 5, 2020.

2020 Classical Discoveries, Marvin Rosen (WPBR 103.3 FM), Princeton, NJ, broadcast of Secret Sky, August 5, 2020.

HERstory Podcast, Cassidy Reed, August 3, 2020.

ECR, Gathering Her Notes, broadcast of Secret Sky, July 30, 2020.

LSU School of Music, ATLAS Award Announcement, June 18. 2020.

WRUW-FM, Cleveland, OH, broadcast of Conundrums, March 9, 2020.

Half-notes: Secret Sky, Dan Lory, Chicago Composer’s Orchestra, October 15, 2019.

Listening to Ladies podcast, episode 26, Elisabeth Blair, May 31, 2019.

2019 Classical Discoveries New Music Event: Viva 21st Century, Marvin Rosen (WPBR 103.3 FM), Princeton, NJ, broadcast of Spark, January 23, 2019.

WRUW-FM 91.1,Cleveland, OH, broadcast of Blackbird, January 17, 2019.

WRKF 89.3, Baton Rouge, LA, broadcast of D(u)o, November 11, 2018.

WMBR FM 88.1, Cambridge, MA, Not Brahms and Liszt, broadcast of Skyborn, September 2, 2018.

Radio Mona Lisa, Germany, broadcast of Skyborn, June 29, 2018.

Croatian Radio Program broadcast of Sky-Born, April 4, 2018.

Elizabeth Knox, Nevertheless, She Composed interview, NSC-02, February 10, 2018.

KALX Berkeley, broadcast of Condundrums, January 19, 2018.

Donald Rosenberg, Gramphone Magazine, review of Sky-Born, January 26, 2018.

Winnipeg Free Press, review of Sky-Born, December 28, 2017.

Flippo Focosi, Kathodik, review of Sky-Born, December 22, 2017.

KALX Berkeley, broadcast of Sky-born, December 11, 2017.

Mel Martin, Mara Gibson – Sky Born – Navona Records, Audiophile, December 1, 2017.

Marcal Borotau, Sky-Born, Sonograma Magazine, November 29, 2017.

WRUV FM Burlington and Monalisa, broadcast of Sky-Born, November 29, 2017.

WMBR 88.1, broadcast of Sky-Born, November 20, 2017.

WCNY, broadcast of Sky-born, November 11, 2017.

PARMA Recordings, Inside Story: Sky-Born, November 7, 2017.

WTJU, broadcast of Sky-born, November 3, 2017.

Interlochen Public Radio broadcast of Secret Sky, October 27, 2017.

Anthony Lanman with Megan Ihnen, One Voice, 1 track podcast, June 18, 2017.

Anthony Lanman, Blackbird, 1 track podcast, June 11, 2017.

Jonathan Gourlay, Mara Gibson at the MacDowell Colony, Delta Omicron Studio, Peterborough, NH, August, 2016.

Jacob Gotlieb, Muddle Instead of Music, ARTxFM, “E: Tip” broadcast, Louisville, KY, May 18, 2016.

Michael Hall, “A Golden Era for New Viola Repertoire,” highlighting eight significant composers including Mobberley, Burtner, Garrop, Gibson, Ran, Prancharoen, Ptaszynska and Ribeiro, JAVS American Viola Society, April 2016 (pp. 29-32).

Ellen Grolman, Featured Composer, Music of our Mothers, “Method IV,” “Hands” and “Lullaby” broadcast, WFCF, Flagler College radio, 88.5 FM in  St. Augustine, FL, April 6, 2016.

Jake Sorich, Exclusive Q&A with Composer Mara Gibson about Cascade Debuting Blackbird, Big Sky State Buzz, January 27, 2016.

Elisabeth Catherine Blair, Listening to Ladies,  Showcasing Women Composers, Podacst, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, January 19, 2016.

Don Clark, Baker’s Dozen Best CDs, 2015 Edition, “Pictures on Silence,” December 23, 2015.

Don Clark, “ArtIfacts: recent Works by Mara Gibson,” Pictures on Silence, July 13, 2015.

Bryan Voell, Mara Gibson: Featured Artist, Johnson County Library, July 8, 2015.

Jacob Gotlieb, Muddle Instead of Music, ARTxFM, “E: Tip” broadcast, Louisville, KY, June 24, 2015.

Il Gazzettino, Hall, la viola contemporanea trova nuova voce, March 17, 2015.

Il Gazzettino, La Viola contemporanea, February 28, 2015.

Piotr Grella-Mozejko, “Avant-garde & Beyond,” Moments broadcast, CJSR Radio 88.5 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, January 29, 2015.

Robert McClure, Music with Friends: Mara Gibson, September 4, 2014.

David Bynog,”Spotlight on Primrose Competition and Festival,” Journal of the American Viola Society, Volume 30, JAVS summer 2014.

Don Clark, “Faculty and Students Challenge Each Other in Missouri,” I Care If You Listen magazine, August 7, 2014.

Marc Weidenbaum, disquiet, “Solo Flute in Narrative Segments,” August 6, 2014.

Succinct Music, Moments, July 31, 2014.

Composer’s Circle, Canopy featured on July Mixtape, July 1, 2014.

Don Clark, Pictures on Silence, “Tasty Flute Recital by Luisa Sello,” April 28, 2014.

New Music Daily, Isomer Project, featured composer for Map of Rain Hitting Water, December 27, 2013.

Don Clark, UMKC-Conservatory Annual Composition Workshop, I Care If You Listen, July 12, 2013.

Don Clark, Michael Hall Recital Closes UMKC Composition Workshop, July 1, 2013.

Christian Carey, “Wednesday in Bennington, Vermont: Hall plays Gibson,” Sequenza 21, March 27, 2013.

Mara Rose Williams, “Thanks to a grant, UMKC’s Musical Bridges Program Expands its Reach,” Kansas City Star, January 4, 2013.

Composer’s Circle, Featured composer for Map of Rain Hitting Water, December 31, 2012.

Doug McNair, Chamber Music Today: Experiencing Map of Rain Hitting Water in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, November 14, 2012.

Composer’s Circle, featured composer for Canopy, September 12, 2012.

Doug McNair, Chamber Music Today: Mara Gibson’s ‘Canopy’: Arboreal/Neuronal soundscape/artscape for viola, percussion and tape, May 23, 2012.

Mal Hartigan, Music Nova: A modern spin with classical instruments, University News, October 17, 2011.

Lauren Woidela, Classical Flavors, Radio Bach, July 14, 2011.

Dawn Bormann, “Bridges to college built with music,” Kansas City Star, May 20, 2011.

Scenic Road Productions, “Conservatory in the Schools,” May 18, 2011.

Laura Spencer, “Dendroids for Viola,” KCUR, April 28, 2011.

Chuck Furlong, “UMKC Invites Students from Around the Country to Come Compose Music,” Kansas City Star, June 19, 2010.

Bolton, Drew, Kemper Podcasts, Artcast, 2010.

Cindy Hoedel, “The Sounds of Romance,” Kansas City Star, February 14, 2010.

Meserko, Vince, Shawnee Magazine, “Art Collaborators,” winter 2009.

Pangea Piano Project, “Lullaby,” Argentinean National Radio, January 4, 2009.

Pangea Piano Project, “Lullaby,” KPR, May 19, 2008.

Spencer, Laura, “coCODEde,” KCUR, November 11, 2007.

Spencer, Laura, “Remembering the Future,” KCUR, December 27, 2006.

Yesil, Nihan, “Art and Music Converge on Art Institute Campus,” University News, University of Missouri-Kansas City, November 27, 2006.

Hartman, Lee, New Music Thoughts, Blogspot, September 16, 2006, “Piece O’da Day,” Vocalis e.

Horsley, Paul, “New Sounds Around Town,” Kansas City Star, September 10, 2006.

Lambert,James. “The Latest Score: 2002 ISB Composition Competition.” Bass World: The Journal of the International Society of Bassists 26 (Spring 2003): 60-61, November 3rd.

Mactaggart, Garaud. “A Sonic Mix of Old and New.” Mirar, The Buffalo News June 7, 2001.

Haynes, Danielle. “Fine Arts Week 2001: An Arts Odyssey, Variety of Art Media Are Ages Old, Ever Contemporary.” The Griffin; February 2, 2001: 9.

Jezorio,Jan. “Quartet Boosts June in Buffalo.” The Buffalo News June 7, 1999.

John Fullam and Steve Mannes, “Fish Gotta Fly,” WBFO, June 8, 1997.