The e-mail I got this morning from the MacDowell Colony reporting on its recent Medal Day festivities including a link leading to a page about Gunther Schuller who was to have received the MacDowell Medal that day, had he lived. There are several videos on that page; the following, revealing Gunther in his home, is particularly moving.
Gunther gave the commencement address at the Cleveland Institute of Music this year:
CIM has also posted some chats Gunther had with Joel Smirnoff and Keith Fitch:
Enough talk, here’s some music – The Miro Quartet playing Gunther’s 2014 String Quartet:
More Gunther videos here.