Hear Something New: TAK performs music from the American Composers Alliance, May 29th


May 29 2015 - 8:00pm

“The five young musicians of TAK are individual virtuosos who bring incredible energy and expertise to every work they program. You are sure to be drawn into the unexpected and sublime while listening to the new and newest works for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin and percussion. Their concerts are not to be missed!” 
- Lucy Shelton

TAK is Laura Cocks, Liam Kinson, Marina Kifferstein, Ellery Trafford, and Charlotte Mundy.  TAK is a New York based chamber ensemble who seeks to deliver energetic and virtuosic performances of contemporary classical music through their, “restless strands of ever-shifting color and vigor,”(Feast of Music). They frequently collaborate with video and installation artists and experimental theater to create immersive concert experiences.

TAK plays ACA

Friday, May 29, 2015   8pm
Cary Hall - DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th St. (bet 9-10 aves.)
New York City

Advance sale tickets here
Brian Fennelly - Sigol Musings  
Erik Lundborg  -  Spring and Fall  
Lansing McLoskey - Yellow   
Scott L. Miller  - Lovely Little Monster
Griffith Rose -  L'infinito  
Daniel Tacke  - im Rückblick
Robert Scott Thompson -  NEXI


Laura Cocks, flutes
Liam Kinson, clarinets
Marina Kifferstein, violin
Ellery Trafford, percussion
Charlotte Mundy, Soprano

and guest performers:

Kallie Ciechomski, viola
Meaghan Burke, violoncello

This concert is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

Directions and Parking:

$15 Advance General Admission ($20 at the door)
$5 ACA members and students

Reception following -

TAK has had the pleasure of working with esteemed composers, Sam Pluta, Marek Poliks, Mario Diaz de Leon, Natacha Diels, David Bird, Taylor Brook, Halldór Smárason, John Rot, and others. They have performed throughout New York City in spaces such as Roulette (for Roulette’s 35th birthday party/benefit), New Amsterdan Records Headquarters, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Issue Project Room. They were recently invited by the Oberlin Modern Music Guild to give a masterclass and performance in the Oberlin Conservatory's Fairchild Chapel and to work with the graduate composers of Columbia University for the December Columbia Composers Concert.