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EVENTS 2016 – 2017 SEASON

 

August 17, 2016

Fulcrum Point New Music Project, Discoveries Series. Ritornello for string quartet. Concert, talk, audience Q&A. Gottleib Hall at Merit School of Music, 38 S Peoria, Chicago, IL, 6-7:30pm

 

August 19-21, 26-28, 2016

Thrust! Opening performance of Tap Man Productions 2016-17 season. Double feature of Tap and Modern Dance, by Tristan Bruns and Kate O'Hanlon. Stage 773, 1225 Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL. Friday and Saturday, 7pm, Sunday, 3pm

 

October 8, 2016

Ear Taxi Festival, Plectra for Chicago Harp Quartet, Harris Theater Chicago, IL 7:30pm. Purchase tickets here.

 

November-December, 2016

Fall/Winter fellowship at MacDowell Colony.

 

January 15, 2017

Shanna Gutierrez and Mabel Kwan. Kinetic Suite, duo for multiple flutes, toy piano, music boxes and gong tree. Constellation Chicago, 3111 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL, 8:30pm

 

March 4, 2017

newEar Contemporary Chamber EnsembleCaprice for violin, Kansas City, MO 8pm

 

May 5, 2017

Outer Ear: Mabel Kwan, guest Shanna Gutierrez performs with Mabel Kwan on Kinetic Suite, duo for multiple flutes, toy piano, music boxes and gong tree. Mabel Kwan performs several other works. Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL. Doors at 7:30. Concert 8pm

 

PAST EVENTS

 

July 8, 2016

Omaha Under the Radar, Thomas Snydacker performs Tethergrowl for baritone saxophone, Milk Run, 1907 Leavenworth St, Omaha, Nebraska, 8pm

 

June 4, 2016

Eve Boltax, viola and Mary Joy Patchett, saxophone of Patchtax perform Coil, Recoil for alto saxophone and viola at Mobius, 55 Norfolk Street, Cambridge, MA, 8pm

 

March 17, 2016

Composition Symposium, led by Prof. Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, with performance of Caprice for violin, by Hanna Hurwitz, and Thing Contained for saxophone quartet by students of Prof. Chien-Kwan Lin from the ESM Saxophone Studio. Howard Hanson Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, 3:30pm

 

March 11, 2016

Doctoral Recital featuring: Tristan Bruns, Shanna Gutierrez, Meret Bitticks, Mabel Kwan, Jesse Langen, Ellen McSweeney, Thomas Snydacker, Scott Carter Thunes, and Carrie Frey, Myra Hinrichs and Helen Newby of Ensemble Chartreuse. Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Northwestern University, 70 Arts Circle, Evanston, IL, 7:30pm

 

November 20, 2015

Hartford New Music Festival, Thing Contained, for saxophone quartet, 50 Bartholomew Ave Hartford, CT, 7:30pm

 

October 29, 2015

Lecture at Washington University, composers colloquium, St. Louis, MO

 

October 5, 2015

Peep Show: The Instant Choreography Series, Caprice, for solo violin gets an instant choreography treatment by Striding Lion Choreography Group, Links Hall At Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave.Chicago, IL, 60618, 7:00pm

 

Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP) Marathon concert, New England Conservatory, Brown Hall, June 20, 2015, 4pm to 12 midnight. 

     Coil Recoil, for alto saxophone and viola

 

Tom Snydacker and Danika Paskvan, Northwestern University, June 9, 2015, Regenstein Hall, 8pm

     Coil Recoil, for alto saxophone and viola

 

RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Workshop, Momenta Quartet April 1, 2015, Illinois State University Kemp Hall, 7:30pm

    Ritornello for string quartet, premiere

 

UNK New Music Festival, March 9, 2015, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Fine Arts Recital Hall, 7:30 pm

    Coil Recoil II, for clarinet and viola.

 

Elaine Clark, violinist from Concorde Ensemble  January 25, 2015, RHA Gallery, Ely Place, Dublin, Ireland. 2:30 pm

    Caprice for solo violin.

 

Bent Frequency's Jan Berry Baker and Tania Maxwell Clements December 3, 2014, Goat Farm Arts Center Foster Street, NW Atlanta, Georgia. Preconcert talk. 

    Coil, Recoil for alto saxophone and viola. 

 

Ari Streisfeld, violin, performs Caprice for solo violin, June 11, 2014, Lake Dunmore, VT. Salon Concert

    Caprice, for solo violin

 

Sean Hurlburt, alto saxophone and Erin Rafferty, viola, May 31, 2014, Northwestern University

    Coil, Recoil for alto saxophone and viola

 

ab duo premiereMarch 16, 2014, Spectrum in NYC.

    Nocturne for contrabass flute and djembe

 

ab duo premiereMarch 13, 2014, Oberlin Conservatory of Music - Warner Concert Hall

    Nocturne for contrabass flute and djembe

 

ab duo premiereMarch 10, 2014, Ludwig Recital Hall, Kent Campus - Music and Speech Center

   Nocturne for contrabass flute and djembe

 

ab duo premiereDecember 1, 2013, Green Mill, Chicago, IL

   Nocturne for contrabass flute and djembe

 

Graeme Jennings, premiere February 2013, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

   Caprice for solo violin, 2013

 

Dinosaur Annex, October 28, 2012, Boston, MA

   Conveyance for alto flute, bass clarinet, and piano, 2005

 

World Saxophone Congress, July 2012, St. Andrews Scotland,

   Coil, Recoil, for alto saxophone and viola, 2012

 

Lick-Wilmerding High School Orchestra, December 2011, San Francisco, CA,

  Three Movements for Chamber Ensemble, 2011

 

Dal Niente Presents, commissioned for world premiere, June 2011, Evanston, IL

  Escapement, for flute (alto/picc), oboe and baritone saxophone

 

Anubis Saxophone Concert, commissioned for world premiere, May 2011, Chicago, IL

  Thing Contained, for saxophone quartet

 

Music10 Festival of New Music with eighth blackbird, June 2010, Blonay, Switzerland

  Impromptu, for piccolo, cello, percussion and piano

 

GAMMA-UT Conference, UT Austin, TX, March 2009

   Electrum for piano trio

 

Trio Phonos: Harry Sparnaay, Peter Bacchus, Jean Pierre Dupuy, Barcelona, Alicante and Madrid, Spain, November-December, 2008

   Conveyance for alto flute, bass clarinet, and piano

 

San Francisco Community Music Center Ensemble, San Francisco, CA, May 2008

   Three Movements for String Quartet

 

SCI National Conference, neoPhonia New Music Ensemble, Atlanta, GA, Winter 2008

   Formicary, for piano quartet

 

International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Binghamton, NY, March 2008

   Electrum for piano trio

 

63rd Annual Composers Conference at Wellesley College, Summer 2007

    Electrum for piano trio

 

Empyrean Ensemble, University of California at Davis, Spring 2007

   Electrum for piano trio

 

Bent Frequency Call for Scores, Atlanta, GA, October 2006

   Conveyance for alto flute, bass clarinet, and piano

 

Music ’06, Cincinnati Conservatory Music Festival, Summer 2006

   Conveyance for alto flute, bass clarinet, and piano

 

Empyrean Ensemble, University of California at Davis, Spring 2006

   Widget for viola, string bass, and piano

 

Empyrean Ensemble, University of California at Davis, Spring 2005

   Conveyance for alto flute, bass clarinet, and piano

 

Arianna String Quartet, University of California at Davis, Spring 2005

   Reciprocal Aspects for string quartet

 

SFSU Chamber Music Ensemble, San Francisco State University, Spring 2003

   Solace for piano trio

 

New York New Music Ensemble, San Francisco State University, Fall 2002

   Ephemera for Pierrot ensemble

 

Karen Wells, San Francisco State University, Spring 2002

   Subsume for bass clarinet

 

Left Coast Ensemble, San Francisco State University, Fall 2001

   Observations for string quartet