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Molly Sheridan

New York, NY      

Molly Sheridan is a writer, editor, and producer specializing in classical and experimental music, with a focus on multimedia content designed for the web. A winner of ASCAP’s Deems Taylor Award for music journalism, she is the director of content for New Music USA and co-editor of its magazine NewMusicBox. She also serves as the administrative manager for the composer John Luther Adams.

She hosted Carnegie Hall’s Sound Insights podcast series and her writing has appeared in publications such as TimeOut, The Washington Post, Serious Eats, and on her ArtsJournal blog Mind the Gap. Prior to joining the media staff, Sheridan worked for the American Symphony Orchestra League, where she was associate editor of Symphony magazine and the League’s webmaster. She attended the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University, earning a bachelor’s in journalism with a specialization in violin performance and French in 1999.

Words After Music: NewMusicBox Stories from the Archive

Since the beginning, it’s been very important to us that NewMusicBox let’s music makers speak for themselves, and they have told us some unforgettable anecdotes. We’ve loved being able to share those experiences with you online. Here are a few highlights.

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NewMusicBox Articles

Headlines August 16 2019 | By Molly Sheridan
It’s not a goodbye, it’s a see you later

There was perhaps no more important a “yes” in my career than when I accepted Frank J. Oteri’s offer to come and work on this crazy thing called NewMusicBox 18...

Headlines April 29 2019
New Music USA appoints Vanessa Reed as President and CEO

An experienced, passionate, and transformational music professional, Ms. Reed comes to New Music USA after serving the United Kingdom’s PRS Foundation as chief executive for the past 11 years.

Articles March 14 2019 | By Molly Sheridan
Quick Cuts for Big Ears

With only a week to go until the kickoff of the 2019 edition of the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN (March 21-24), we’ve been digging through the NewMusicBox archives...

See more of Molly Sheridan's articles on NewMusicBox.