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Lost to Time
New episodes on the second Monday of every month at 8pm EST
Join hosts Joshua Mallard and Han Hitchen as they shine a light on composers and instrumentalists of marginalized groups whose music has been wrongfully lost to time.
Meet Your Hosts
Joshua Mallard (b. 1998) is an award-winning composer currently residing in State College, Pennsylvania. Mallard’s works have been performed internationally by a variety of ensembles, including Rote Hund Muzik and HyperCube. His solo flute work, Perennial, was recently programmed on Fear No Music’s concert series, Tomorrow Is My Turn. Mallard’s fixed media work, Detritus, was recently programmed on an Eastman Audio Research Studio Concert at the Eastman School of Music.
Additionally, Mallard works as a composer and sound designer for media. He has worked with companies such as The Teenage Diplomat, Pencilmation, Blipsounds, and Forest Ring Games.
Han Hitchen (b. 1997) is a composer who writes for a wide range of genres, including various acoustic settings, and electroacoustic works for fixed media and live processing.
Hitchen’s music has been presented at several festivals and conferences, including the Penn State New-Music Festival and Symposium, MuSE Sound of Arts Festival, the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), and the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF). Recently, Hitchen’s solo piano work Ursus maritimus was featured by I Care If You Listen and Neuma Records as a part of pianist Eunmi Ko’s commissioning project SPAM!. Hitchen also recently composed works for flautist Francesca Arnone, the USF Flute Studio, and Hypercube.
Hitchen holds a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of South Florida. They are presently pursuing a Professional Performance Certificate in Music Composition and Technology at Penn State University, where they study with Baljinder Sekhon and Steven Rice.