A Russian vodka (or Eastern European wine) reception will begin at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 29, with the live musical / theatrical performance beginning at 8pm, all taking place at the Tenri Cultural Institute of New York (43A West 13th Street).
Christopher Auerbach-Brown maintains an active compositional career, having been commissioned by such notable institutions as the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Finger Lakes Music Educators' Association, Parade the Circle, the Music Settlement, and the No Exit ensemble.
Ensemble LoadbangMay 2, 2016:Loadbang Presents: Premieres Volume 5 at The National Opera Center (NYC) loadbang will be performing world premieres by David Bird, Michael Edgerton, Christina Green, Paula Matthusen and works for loadbang by Gary Philo and Beth Wiemann. 7:30pm
Three Free Radicals (Scott L. Miller, Kyma and Mart Soo, Guitar and Electronics) CD of free improv, "Diary of a Left-Handed Sleepwalker," was released on Panoramic April 8, 2016.
Recorded in collaboration with Estonian guitarist/improviser/electronicist Mart Soo (under the ensemble name Three Free Radicals), this is one of the capstone events from the Fulbright award for Scott Miller in Tallinn, recorded at Peeter Salmela Studio. Beautiful artwork by Raul Keller and perfect mastering by Margo Kõlar.
Open/Empty (2014) a work by ROBERT CARL for mixed ensemble of six players will be performed at Hartt School, University of Hartford on April 27th at 7:30 PM, Lincoln Theater.
Composer's note: Open/Empty, for flute/pic, clarinet, percussion (1), keyboards, violin and cello is inspired by the process of breathing in meditation. But while it has its moments of peace, it also reflects the restlessness of the mind, search for resolution to its anxieties and conflicts. Hopefully by its conclusion some sense of calm emerges, but it is a never-ending struggle.
Foot in the Door is a mixed ensemble of musicians whose repertoire includes music of established as well as emerging 20th- and 21st-century composers.
Mark Zuckerman has written extensively for virtuoso soloists, chamber ensembles, a cappella choir (including an internationally-recognized collection of Yiddish choral arrangements), wind ensemble, and string orchestra. He attended Juilliard and continued at the University of Michigan, Bard College, and Princeton University studying under David Epstein, George B. Wilson, Elie Yarden, Milton Babbitt and J. K. Randall.
Lewis Nielsonand Friends present a concert at the Tenri Institute (43A W 13th St) in New York city on April 8, 2016, upon which several works will be performed, featuring some of NY's finest young performers as well as two exquisite performers from San Diego, CA who will give the premiere of a work of music theatre written expressly for them: Il Romanticismo di Lucrezia e Cesare, based upon the controversial and ultimately tragic life of Lucrezia Borgia.
Outstanding singer/actress/dancer Sara Perez and bass virtuoso Matt Kline will perform this new work, which uses poetry from
Composers Richard McCandless and Lewis Nielson present two concerts of dramatic virtuosic chamber music that blur the boundaries of musical performance and music theater. Richard McCandless's composition, Childhood,written in 1983, is one of the true ground-breaking works for speaking percussionist. Lewis Nielson's Il Romanticismo di Cesare e Lucrezia for the remarkable singer/dancer/actress Sara Perez and double bass virtuoso Matthew Kline, was composed in 2015. April 7, 2016 (Thursday), 8:00 p.m. Baltimore An die Musik 409 North Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21201
On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 at 7:30 PM, New York pianist Yael Manor presented a concert of new works by Lawrence Dillon, Kenneth Frazelle, Michael Rothkopf, as well as Robert Parris, Reinaldo Moya, Sergei Prokofiev, and more. Invited by UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, Ms. Manor has been working with the composers, faculty members and their students, on new works for piano. Her 2015 CD, "Elixir" is available on Amazon.com and many other retailers.
ACA's 2015-16 season is supported by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, the Fund for Creative Communities of the State of New York, and BMI. Please help support new music projects with your tax-deductible contribution