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Monday, October 20, 2014 7:30 pm, Ensemble Room

ANNIE LEWANDOWSKI & TIM FEENEY

Finding a shared interest in works of abandonment and stasis, Tim Feeney (percussion) and Annie Lewandowski (piano/electronics) improvise to the short videos of artist Michael Ashkin.

 


Monday, October 27, 2014 7:30 pm, Ensemble Room

THE HUB

A rare opportunity to hear the band that pioneered laptop ensembles over twenty-five years ago. The Hub will perform a set featuring two new pieces as well as recent works such as "Partial Guidance," "Know-Nothing," "Lou Drift," and "Once."

 


Monday, Novermber 3, 2014 7:30 pm, Ensemble Room

SHUDDER: PHILLIP GREENLIEF, KYLE BRUCKMAN, LANCE GRABMILLER

For more than ten years, shudder has cultivated a highly specific, intensely focused ensemble sound, expiring textural sonic landscapes through the compelling instrumentation of reeds and electronics.


Monday, November 17, 2014 7:30 pm, Ensemble Room

KEN UENO

UC Berkeley professor, Ken Ueno with the Living Earth Show: quarter-tone electric guitar and quarter-tone vibraphone and vocal multiphonics.


Monday, February 23, 2015 7:30 pm, Ensemble Room

PFL TRAJECT

The improbable meeting of three musicians—Pascal Pariaud (winds), Jean-Charles François (percussion), and Gilles Laval (electric guitar)—is at the origin of the creation of the group PFL TRAJECT in 2006. The terms “traveling" and “trajectory” in their plural dimensions are the constituent elements that best define the groups improvisatory music.


Monday, March 16, 2015 7:30 pm, Ensemble Room

CARL LUDWIG HÜBSCH

Hübsch's playing is focused on music as a structure in time—all intent is on the genesis of the moment. Through the use of avant-garde and self-invented performance techniques, the tuba acquires completely new characteristics as a brass instrument. As an array of unexpected sounds is heard, the instrument is seen from a fresh perspective, and the audience is confronted with a novel way of perceiving time.


Monday, April 6, 2015 7:30 pm, Ensemble Room

MARK APPLEBAUM

Stanford composer Mark Applebaum presents recent works on the fringe of musical ontology—a concerto for florist, a 72-foot pictographic score without instruction, a work for peripatetic chamber instrumentalists who do not produce sound, notations appearing on the face of custom wristwatches, electroacoustic sound—sculptures made of junk, and a live performance of a piece consisting of hand gestures—as well as musically exoteric creative enterprises.

 

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