Saturday, June 25, 2011
The Seattle Pianist Collective (Stephen Fandrich, Brian Kinsella, Peter Vukmirovic Stevens, Adrienne Varner and Kelly Wyse) is a modern piano and chamber music group that performs eclectic programs throughout the year, including electronic and experimental music, and often debuting new works from around the world. We are excited to present an eclectic and dynamic program featuring works by local composers Nat Evans, Jessika Kenney, Mark Ostrowski, Stephen Parris, Jarrad Powell, Jim Knapp, and others.
Friday, June 24, 2011
For this new interactive piece, Scribe, Send, Sound, Paul Rucker invites audience members to send stories, poems, and other writing to the band (Paul Rucker: cello, double bass; Hans Teuber: saxophone; Eric Eagle: drums) before and during the show. New compositions will be created based on the messages received. Writers will also be invited to bring laptops and other mobile devices and write during the performance.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Presented by WA Composers Forum. Seattle composer Brad Sherman and University of Iowa composer Christopher Gainey present a concert of some of their latest solo and chamber music, including two world premieres written specifically for this event.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Chrysalis is a women's vocal ensemble that studies and incorporates a wide range of traditional, experimental, and contemporary vocal practices. Tonight they present an evening of new choral works by local composers curated by Hanna Benn, with members of The Esoterics and Gamelan Pacifica: Hanna Benn, Samantha Bosch, Marit Hanson, Whitney Lyman, Erica Atnip, Carly Hodgson, Jessika Kenney, Maeg O'Donoghue Williams Sukarwanto, Holly Johnson. Opening the evening will be Moon & Tides, a duo of Gwen Bayly (saxophone) and Cynthia Dillard (piano).
Friday, June 10, 2011
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Following a successful West Coast tour, the hot-fresh saxophone and drums duo Bad Luck celebrate the release of their second album for Seattle new music label Table & Chairs, Two. Pianist Cristina Valdes performs an opening set of pieces by Wayne Horvitz, John Luther Adams, and Orlando Garcia.
Saturday, June 4, 2011
John Teske premieres new works for double bass along with local musicians Maria Scherer Wilson and Beth Fleenor. Ranging from meditative to raucous, these pieces are based on personal evolution, ethereal atmospheres, and playful rhythms and structures. Each composition was commissioned through the "haulin' bass" bike trailer project of 2010, all of which are currently being recorded. Two older works will also be performed with Jen Kozel and Jenn Glenn.
Friday, June 3, 2011
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Presented by DX ARTS. Richard Johnson Logan-Greene is a composer, improviser and instrument inventor, soon finishing a DMA at UW. This concert features solo and duo improvisations for two experimental instruments - a computer-controlled contrabass clarinet (played by Jesse Canterbury) and a motorized cello (played by John Teske) - and a 3d video of Heather Raikes' multimedia dance piece, Corpus Corvus. Also on the program are I Think I Want to Be Myself for recorded voices, instruments and algorithms, and Submersions I for Submersible and live percussionist Greg Campbell.