On October 4th, Mioritza - Requiem for Rachel Corrie for trombone and tape by Alice Shields will be performed at ICSC 2015, the 3rd International Csound Conference, which takes place from October 2 – 4, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The conference features three days of computer music - concerts, workshops, meetings and papers in the global community of composers, sound designers and programmers. Mioritza will be performed at the final concert on Oct. 4th, together with music by Massimo Bassan, Alexey Glazkovm, Stockhausen, and others.
ACA News and Events
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Burr Van Nostrand
Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Time: 8 pm
Location: SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street NYC
Admission: For ticketing info, call 212-533-5470 or visit this link
Music on the Edge will present a concert of new music at SubCulture in New York City. The concert will feature works by Eric Moe, Amy Williams, Roger Zahab, Mathew Rosenblum, and ACA composer Burr Van Nostrand. The performers will be cellist Dave Eggar, flutist Lindsey Goodman, percussionist Lisa Pegher, and pianists Amy Williams and Eric Moe.
Richard Cameron-Wolfe is participating in “New Music Virtuosi” - a free concert shared with California-based composer William Alves, to be held on Sunday, October 25 at 8:00PM in Drinkward Recital Hall at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California.
The second in a series of three concerts surveying the electronic music of composer Robert Ceely created over a span of fifty years.
Ensemble Pi Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its Annual Peace Concert Series With "Music & Captivity"
Eleanor Cory: Rikers Island (World Premiere)
Frederic Rzewski: Attica
Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time
Excerpt from Joseph Assadourian’s theatrical piece, The Bullpen
October 10, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. @ The Sheen Center, NYC
The rise of mass incarceration and the racial disparities it reveals have become pressing issues today. For the 10th anniversary of its annual Peace Concerts series, the socially conscious music collective Ensemble Pi presents a program of contemporary chamber works written in response to imprisonment, its politics, and the emotional toil it takes on inmates.
The concert’s highlight is the world premiere of Rikers Island (2015) by veteran New York composer Eleanor Cory. Scored for clarinet, piano, cello, violin, and a narrator, the work draws mostly from the newly published These Are Hard Times for a Dreamer – the fruit of a two-year workshop at Rikers Island, led by NY Writers Coalition. Written by women inmates, the texts and poems mine with great pathos family tragedies and the pain of raising children while being incarcerated.
The program also includes Frederic Rzewski’s minimalist masterpiece, Attica (1972), composed in the wake of the 1971 upstate New York prison rebellion. Scored for narrator and open ensemble, the work is based on
NC Symphony presents "Mission Red" a special event concert featuring music for brass, keyboard, and electronics. Artists performing music of John Gibson, Eric Ewazen, James Mobberley, and Michael Davis, include Jonathan Randazzo, trombone; Alex Fioto, trumpet; Olga Kleiankina, keyboard. Tickets are $13 and available online or at the door of Kings, in Raleigh.
Gillian Keith (soprano), Matthew Hargreaves (bass-baritone) & Simon Lepper (pianist) will be performing music on texts of Burns, Byron, and Moore - three poets whose far-reaching influence in song may be surprising. From traditional Celtic melodies to songs by Schumann, Loewe and Berlioz, Gillian Keith (visiting Oxford Lieder for the first time), Matthew Hargreaves and Simon Lepper explore a rich array of settings. Miriam Gideon's setting "To Thomas Moore" with text by Lord Byron, from her work Poet to Poet, is scheduled to be performed. Holywell Music Room, £25 More info here
Pianist Simon Lepper is a professor of piano accompaniment at the Royal College of Music, London where he also co-ordinates the piano accompaniment course. He is an official accompanist for BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition.
The concert is part of Oxford Lieder Festival 2015: 16th - 31st October.
Miriam Gideon's work Poet to Poet (1987) for high voice and piano contains three movements -
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Time: 3 pm
Location: Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD
For more info, visit this link
Pianist Marc Peloquin will play a concert of music by composer-pianists, including Chopin, Schubert, Schumann, David Del Tredici, and ACA composer Lionel Nowak at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Silver Spring, MD on Sunday, October 4 at 3 PM.
The 1st International Congress for Electroacoustic Music – will take place between the 17th and 20th of September 2015, at the Centro Cultural e de Congressos in Aveiro, Portugal. Electroacoustic Winds 2015 (EAW) is presented by the Research Centre for Electro-Acoustic Music (CIME) and the Institute for Ethnomusicology – Research Centre for Music and Dance (INET-md) at the University of Aveiro.
EAW 2015 highlights the special participation of the American composers Daria Semegen (1946) and John Chowning (1934) and the French composer Jean-Claude Risset (1938). In addition to the conference, the event also includes a set of workshops for musicians and sound engineers. For the broader public, there will be various lectures and concerts.
Elizabeth R. Austin
Date: Thursday October 22nd, 2015
Time: 8 pm
Location: Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University
Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall, 2400 Blakemore Ave., Nashville, TN
For more info, visit this link
Baltimore-born composer and organist Elizabeth R. Austin is an American artist with international appeal. Her works are performed in Europe, Scandinavia and South Africa, as well as in the U.S. and the Caribbean. Her music has been received with distinction and has been broadcast worldwide, especially featured on Germany’s Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk. She also serves as organist/choir director at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Windham Center, CT.