The Perrine-Utley Saxophone Duo will give a free concert on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Hulsey Recital Hall, 9501 13th St. South. The program will include the world premieres of “Sonata: Folie à Deux” by UAB Associate Professor of Music William Price, and “Circling” for two saxophones by David Froom; “The Garden of Love” for alto saxophone and fixed media by JacobTV; "Caprice en forme de valse" by Paul Bonneau; and “Rush Hour” for tenor saxophone and fixed media by William Price. Saxophonists John Perrine and Brian Utley are both regular guest artists and clinicians at universities and secondary schools throughout the country.
“Delighted to Play Classical Jazz that Pops,” featuring pianist Thomas Ottenat 2 p.m. March 13 at 869 W Main St., in Silverton Oregon. The Gordon house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1957 and built in 1964.
Thomas Otten chairs the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s piano division and has performed internationally. At Gordon House, he will perform the études of American composer H. Leslie Adams. Études are musical pieces that address specific technical and musical challenges. Adams’ classically rooted études incorporate jazz and pop music.
The NYU New Music Ensemble, directed by Dr. Esther Lamneck, is recognized for the promotion and performance of contemporary music, using electronic music genres, which include fixed media works to live processing and interactive computer works. On Sunday, Feb. 21, the group performed the world premiere of Shadows in Shades of Blue for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano, by New Orleans-based composer Barbara Jazwinski.
Spectrum Dance Theaterand Donald Byrdwith Seattle-based ensemble Simple Measures, presented Rambunctious 2.0: A Festival of Music and Dance... including a live performance of T.J. Anderson's Spirit Songs, choreographed and danced by Donald Byrd, Feb 18-21 in Seattle. The opening show of Spectrum’s 2015/16 Season#RACEish, Rambunctious 2.0 included four world premiere dances focusing on Black American composers. Music was performed live by Seattle based Simple Measures and Judith Cohen. Music selections included SPIRIT SONGS for cello and piano by T.J. Anderson, an elder statesman among black composers whose work formed the nucleus of the programming,
Pianists Sang-Hie Lee and Martha Thomas with Kyoungha Cho, Narrator, will perform Celestial Phenomena by Gerald Chenoweth, Daniel Perlongo's Windhover for Piano Duo and Lewis Nielson's“...Aber jetzt Die Nacht...” as well as works by Paul Reller and Eun Hye Park.
The Piano Duo project attempts to establish aesthetic concept of Ars Nostra (our arts) with the emphasis on bringing new music to center stage with ethnographic sentiments,
"Border Crossings" is a celebratory cultural exchange featuring premieres by American composer Richard Cameron-Wolfe and visiting Ukrainian composer-conductor Volodymyr Runchak. This event has a superb lineup of seasoned NYC and LA "new music" performers, including trombonist Jen Baker, pianists Gayle Blankenburg and Irena Portenko, double bassist Ken Filiano, soprano Elisabeth Halliday, flutist Rachel Rudich, bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck,
The vocal ensemble Clerestory closes its 10th anniversary season withNew Lights—a program of luminous and exciting contemporary music. Works by Whitacre and Heggie will be sung alongside brand new songs written for Clerestory’s anniversary by composers Benjamin Bachmann, Eric Banks, Minna Choi, Jan Gilbert, John Kelley, and Noah Luna.
For more than half of Richard Cameron-Wolfe's creative life, his "second home" as a composer has been Eastern Europe, and 2016 is no exception. His song "O minstrel..." will be performed by the very gifted young Ukrainian artists Anna Bychkova (mezzo-soprano) and Sergey Gorkusha (guitar) on the February 20 "New Sound Space" concert in the Grand Hall of the Kharkov National University of the Arts.
AMPHIBIAN: NEW MUSIC/VISUAL MUSIC/IMPROV March 1 2016 8pm $20/15 THE HIART STUDIO 227 West 29th STREET
Three Concerts In One! MUSIC: Elliott Carter’s GRA, Vicente Alexim’s SHADOWS, STAINS, TRAILS
ANIMATION: The four LICHTSPIEL films of Walter Ruttmann (1921-25) scored by Hans Eisler, Max Bunting, and Anthony Ciesielka; Dennis Miller’s VARIATIONS IN BLACK AND WHITE, and Matthew Greenbaum’s LINE STUDY
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