Sonic Crossroads is an international organization that explores and promotes cross-cultural exchange through music. It was founded in 2005 by Kathryn Woodard. Peruse our pages for streaming audio on "Albums," free article downloads on "Research," and links to purchase titles on "Sheet Music."

We are currently promoting concerts and workshops featuring erhu master Qin Qian. Her playing combines a wonderful lyricism with amazing rhythmic energy, and her repertoire features traditional works for erhu with new piano arrangements as well as new compositions for the instrument. Read the feature about her in the Philadelphia Inquirer, "This erhu specialist..."

Listen to her original composition "Mountain Stream":

 

Learn more about Qin Qian and her program selections here

 

Our Sheet Music Catalog is centered around the multi-volume Anthology of Turkish Piano Music. Use the links below to preview and listen to selections. 

Click HERE to listen to selections from Volume I (Elementary) of the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music and purchase the digital download.

Click HERE to listen to selections from Volume II (Intermediate) of the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music and purchase the digital download.

Click HERE to listen to selections from Volume III (Advanced) of the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music and purchase the digital download. 

"I'm finding this music very interesting and refreshing for both me and my students!" Norma S., teacher in Harrisburg, PA

Highlights from the Anthology:

(Volume I)

(Volume II)

(Volume III)

We love to hear from you! Please drop us a line through the 'Contact' page ...

 

And View all of our titles for sale on our Sheet Music Page!

Kathryn's performance of Hasan Ferit Alnar's Eight Piano Pieces:
 

 

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Check out the video pages for the Anthology of Turkish Piano Music:

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III 

 

Listen to an excerpt of "Aegean Spring" read at the Midwest Clinic Orchestra Reading session here!

 

View one of our featured titles, "Victory March," here.

 

NEWS

Access liner notes and bios for Kathryn Woodard's Journeys CD at the link - our current radio promotion.

 

Gamelan Semara Santi's next concert at Swarthmore on Sunday November 17!

 

Learn more about the Young Women Composers Camp at Temple University, July 15-26, 2019!

 

Learn more about our new partner And We Were Heard - a diversity project that provides recordings of composers' works by participating wind ensembles!

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