Elana Mann and John Burtle celebrate their new edited collection of text scores Propositional Attitudes (Golden Spike Press) with performances and a talk.
Vicki Ray returns to present selections from her April 3 PianoSpheres program.
Kallay performs selections from his Beyond 12 series of commissioned pieces for retuned and remapped keyboards.
CalArts graduate and faculty member Barbier plays solo trombone compositions by Nicholas Deyoe, Chaya Czernowin, Timothy McCormack, Adriana Holszky, and others.
San Diego percussionist/composer Nathan Hubbard, a two-time winner of the San Diego Music Awards Best Jazz Album, assembles an all-star quartet with violinist Jeff Gauthier, guitarist Max Kutner, and electric bassist Steuart Liebig to perform original open-form compositions.
Continuing the annual tradition of ending with a public participation program, musicians of all levels and styles were invited to join an open workshop ensemble, which rehearsed for an hour before the concert. The program also included some invited artists, representing a variety of approaches to graphic notation. After a pre-concert talk by series organizer Jeff Schwartz, Scott Worthington played James Tenney’s “Beast.”
The California State University at Fullerton New Music Ensemble
, led by Charles Sharp, played Christian Wolff’s “For 1, 2, or 3 People.”
The workshop ensemble, led by Jeff Schwartz, played Earle Brown’s “December 1952.”
and Christian Marclay’s “Shuffle.”
Then Sarah Belle Reid
directed them in her “[spectral] [impulse].”
and Ellen Burr
in her “Ink Bops.”
Saxophonist Barber performed a set of virtuosic polymetric original jazz with Cathlene Pineda (piano), David Tranchina (bass), and Tina Raymond (drums).