The University of Washington School of Music and The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) co-sponsor this series featuring groundbreaking new works and modern classics by faculty and guest composers. This concert features works by graduate Composition students Ivan Arteaga, Hector Bravo-Benard, Shih-Wei Lo, Stelios Manousakis, Marcin PÄ…czkowski, and Anthony Vine.
Shih-Wei Lo: "Things Hoped For Things Unseen," for harp, live electronics and video. With Valerie Muzzolini Gordon, Harp. Video by Martin Jarmick.
Hector Bravo Benard: "Abismo Interno," for multichannel tape.
Marcin PÄ…czkowski: "Study 2012: There," for bass clarinet and electronics. Ivan Arteaga, bass clarinet.
Anthony Vine: "Things Fall Apart," for snare drum and live electronics. Evan Woodle, percussion.
Stelios Manousakis: "Megas Diakosmos," for stereo tape.
Ivan Arteaga: "Bark," for sax and live electronics.
UPCOMING EVENTS IN THIS SERIES
NOV 7 (Wed)
Newband, featuring the Harry Partch instrument collection
Founded in 1977 by composer Dean Drummond and flutist Stefani Starin, New Jersey-based Newband is Artist Ensemble in Residence at Montclair State University. Since 1990, when the group gained custodianship of the original Harry Partch Instrument Collection (including all of the instruments built by Partch between 1930 and 1974), Newband has been involved with resurrecting Partch’s great works while commissioning new works for this unique collection. In this concert, Newband performs works by Partch as well as pieces by director Dean Drummond and composer Mathew Rosenblum.
FEB 26 (Tue)
The 21st Century Piano
Curated by featured performer Cristina Valdes
The School of Music presents a program of works performed or selected by pianist Cristina Valdes, known for her passionate interest in new music as well as her commitment to standard repertoire. This program features the U.S. premiere of Branenwelten 6, by guest composer Robert Platz, among other works.
APR 8 (Mon)
New York contemporary-classical group Talea Ensemble performs works by UW faculty composers, the culmination of a five-day residency at the School of Music.
Apr 18 (Thu)
Program information for this performance will be posted at www.music.washington.edu when details are finalized.
May 9 (Thu)
DXARTS: Improvised Experimental Music
The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media presents a program of improvised experimental music by School of Music faculty members Luke Bergman (bass), Richard Karpen (piano), Juan Pampin (electronics), Ted Poor (drums), and Cuong Vu (trumpet).
*All performances are at 7:30 pm in Meany Theater except Talea Ensemble on April 8, 7:30 p.m. in the Meany Studio Theater.
Program selections and guest artists are subject to change.
Tickets: $20 ($12 students/seniors)