Past Events

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Sun, May 24, 2015 - 8pm

Continental Divide & How Much Better If Plymouth Rock Had Landed On The Pilgrims

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

the Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St, NYC 10014

David Rosenboom's "How Much Better If Plymouth Rock..." is among the composer's most radical works; a stellar ensemble performs with animation and live, light compositions. "Continental Divide" articulates harmonic resonances emerging as an opening tritone slowly finds its path to resolution.

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Sat, May 23, 2015 - 8pm

Ringing Minds & Choose Your Universe

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

the Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St, NYC 10014

In "Ringing Minds", David Rosenboom and collaborators extend musical interfacing with human nervous systems, detecting resonances among multiple brains. "Choose Your Universe" is an assemblage in time drawing from several major works, highlighting the vast range of musical types Rosenboom has traversed.

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Sat, May 23, 2015 - 1pm

Advanced Brain-Computer Interfacing in the Arts

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

the Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St, NYC 10014

The field of Brain-Computer Interfacing has experienced leaps and bounds in technological progress, enabling the pursuit of applications in music and allied arts that could only be imagined before. David Rosenboom, Tim Mullen and Alex Khalil will demonstrate some of these developments first hand.

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Fri, May 22, 2015 - 8pm

Zones of Influence

David Rosenboom: Propositional Music

the Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St, NYC 10014

A landmark work for percussion, electronics, and auxiliary keyboard and glissando instruments, David Rosenboom’s "Zones of Influence" was an early breakthrough linking electroacoustic performance to interactive compositional algorithms. The piece was written expressly for William Winant, who performs here.

Tectonics closes with the premiere of Nate Wooley's "Seven Storey Mountain V", expanded in scale and complexity for a 19-piece ensemble. Maya Dunietz performs "Boom" for vocals, electronics, piano, and video. Fritz Welch (Peeesseye) performs solo. TILT Brass play a trombone quintet by William Dougherty.

David Behrman presents his classic "Wave Train" and the ensemble work "Long Throw." James Rushford & Klaus Lang play a first-time duo. A solo program by Joseph Kubera includes works by Julius Eastman, Chiyoko Szlavnics, and Barbara Monk Feldman. Beth Griffith sings work by “postminimalist” John McGuire.

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Thu, May 7, 2015 - 8pm

Works by Nate Young & Mario Diaz de Leon, Klaus Lang, Morton Feldman & Annea Lockwood

Tectonics Festival New York 2015

First Unitarian Congregational Society: 116 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn 11201

Tectonics Festival opens at the First Unitarian church, utilizing their pipe organ in works by Klaus Lang, as well as Feldman performed by James Rushford. Yarn/Wire play works of Lang and Annea Lockwood. Nate Young of Wolf Eyes and Mario Diaz de Leon premiere a newly commissioned collaboration for large ensemble.

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Thu, April 23, 2015 - 8pm

Henning Christiansen's "Fluxorum Organum" for pipe organ, performed by James Rushford

First Unitarian Congregational Society: 116 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn 11201

James Rushford performs "Fluxorum Organum", an overlooked and mesmerizing durational work for solo organ by late Danish artist Henning Christiansen. Originally composed to accompany Joseph Beuys's 1967 action "Eurasienstab", Rushford interprets the mammoth score in its purest form, as an unaccompanied solo piece.

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Wed, March 18, 2015 - 8pm

Nakatani Gong Orchestra

The Green Building: 452 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11231

A non-traditional ensemble directed by master percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, Nakatani Gong Orchestra create intensely visceral, non-linear improvisations. This performance brings together a locally selected collection of players, specially trained in Nakatani's unique bowed gong techniques and sign conducting.

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Sun, March 8, 2015 - 12pm

Georgia Sagri: Daily Bread

Artists-In-Residence 2014

www.dailybread.nyc

On view beginning March 8, Georgia Sagri’s Daily Bread is a streaming online exhibition and series of public and private performances conveying states of loss, mourning and offering. Sagri performs throughout the installation, in live readings and voice-over, with musical accompaniment by Hunter Hunt-Hendrix.