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  • Friday, April 11, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Ne(x)tworks @ The Kitchen (Eastman, Vierk)

    Friday, April 11, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    The Kitchen
    Friday, April 11, 8PM
    [gmap]

    Music of Julius Eastman and Lois V. Vierk

    Julius Eastman
    Stay On It (full ensemble)
    Piano 2 (Joseph Kubera, piano)

    Lois V. Vierk
    River Beneath the River (string quartet)
    Into the Brightening Air (string quartet)

    Joan La Barbara - voice, Kenji Bunch - viola, Shelley Burgon - harp/elec, Yves Dharamraj - cello, Cornelius Dufallo - violin, Miguel Frasconi - glass/elec, Stephen Gosling - piano/synth, Ariana Kim - violin, Chris McIntyre - trombone

    Guest:
    Danny Tunick - percussion
     

  • Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm   map

    Dialogics: Ne(x)tworks at Chelsea Art Museum (2 of 3)

    Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm   map

    Dialogics: Ne(x)tworks at Chelsea Art Museum [gmap]
    2008 Residency
    Saturday, April 5, 2PM

    Joan La Barbara - new work
    Miguel Frasconi - new work
    Alvin Curran - Selections from The Alvin Curran Fake Book

    Joan La Barbara - voice, Shelley Burgon - harp/elec, Yves Dharamraj - cello, Cornelius Dufallo - violin, Miguel Frasconi - glass/elec, Stephen Gosling - piano/synth, Chris McIntyre - trombone

  • Friday, April 4, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    MATA 08 - Either/Or, Newspeak, Sean Griffin premiere @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Friday, April 4, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    PROGRAM:

    Either/Or
    Richard Carrick - Towards Qualia [15 min]violin, cello, piano, saxophone, flute, cimbalom/percussion

    Julius Eastman - Tripodinstrumentation TBD

    Andrew Byrne - White Bone Country [15 min]piano, percussion

    Newspeak: Missy Mazzoli - In Spite of All This

    Voice, Violin, Cello, Clarinet, Synth, Electric Guitar, Drumset, Vibraphone

    David T. Little - sweet light crude
    Voice, Violin, Cello, Clarinet, Synth, Electric Guitar, Drumset, Vibraphone

    Oscar Bettison - Breaking & Entering (with aggravated assault)
    Violin, Cello, Clarinet, Synth, Electric Guitar, Drumset, Percussion [junk metal]

    INTERMISSION

    combined ensemble
    Sean Griffin - 2008 MATA Commission premiere
    2 vocalists, 3 percussionists, cello, Electric guitar, Synthesizer/Piano 

  • Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm   map

    MATA 08 - Audio Culture: Christoph Cox Lecture @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm   map

    Main Space

    Cox discusses concepts behind his innovative book Audio Culture and the ontology of sound art. Post-lecture discussion between Cox and Micah Silver.

  • Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm   map

    MATA 08 - Sound: Margolis, Moore, Schumacher, Wolman, Stone @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm   map

    PROGRAM (1-hour each):Al Margolis - What Makes a Sound? (argument)

    Stefan Moore - Three Steepings OR In::Out/Out::In

    Michael Schumacher - Unintending

    Amnon Wolman - Low Ground Clearance

    Carl Stone - Kantipur

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm   map

    MATA 08 - The Knights @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm   map

    PROGRAMAaron Gervais - Culture No. 3 (2006)
    fl/pic, cl, hn, trb, pno, perc, vn, va, vc, db

    Jennifer Fitzgerald - A Thousand Machines (2007)cl, vn, pno

    Nico Muhly - I Know Where Everything Is (2007)fl, cl, vn, cl

    Judd Greenstein - At the end of a really great day (2007)fl, cl, vn, cl

    Ziboukle Martinayite - 2008 MATA Commissionfl, cl, ob, bsn, trb, hn, pno, perc, vn, va, vc, db

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm   map

    MATA 08 - Sound: Rosenfield, Vitiello, Frasconi @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm   map

    Program:Marina Rosenfeld - anti-Warhol movement (in 16 cues) OR cephissus landscape
    Stephen Vitiello - Dolly Ascending OR Rush and LullabyMiguel Frasconi - Intensive Care

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm   map

    MATA 08 - Sound: Henderson, Parkins/Henderson @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm   map

    Doug Henderson - The Nature of the 102nd Thing (of 10,000)Zeena Parkins/Doug Henderson - Polyphonic Projections

    Diapason Gallery [http://www.diapasongallery.org/]

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    MATA 08 - Boston Modern Orchestra Project @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    PROGRAMLisa Bielawa - Double Violin Concerto
    NY PremiereColin Jacobsen, violin
    Carla Kihlstedt, violin

    Ken Ueno - On a Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Most Specific HypothesisNY Premiere
    Ken Ueno, throat singer

    Alejandro Rutty - The Conscious Sleepwalker LoopsNY Premiere

    Derek Hurst - CladesWorld Premiere
    Firebird Ensemble

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm   map

    MATA 08 - Sound: Leif Inge's 9 Beet Stretch @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm   map

    Program:Leif Inge - 9 Beet Stretch

    Diapason Gallery [http://www.diapasongallery.org/]

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm   map

    MATA 08 - Sound: Henderson, Parkins/Henderson @ the Brooklyn Lyceum

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm   map

    Program:Doug Henderson - The Nature of the 102nd Thing (of 10,000)
    Zeena Parkins/Doug Henderson - Polyphonic Projections

    Co-producer:Diapason Gallery [http://www.diapasongallery.org/]

  • Saturday, March 15, 2008 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    Elliott Sharp and Orchestra Carbon @ The Stone

    Saturday, March 15, 2008 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    Orchestra Carbon performs Quarks Swim Free
    Elliott Sharp and Orchestra Carbon

    10pm, $10
    This is the latest of E#'s algorithmic compositions for large ensemble based on genetic models, bird flocking drum choirs, and recombinant RNA.
    The Stone E 2nd St & Ave C NY, NY

  • Friday, March 7, 2008 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    SEM Ensemble @ Experimental Intermedia

    Friday, March 7, 2008 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    S.E.M Ensemble @ Experimental Intermedia
    224 Centre Street, NYC [gmap], 9pm

    Petr Kotik - Solos and Incidental Harmonies
    Petr Kotik - String Quartet
    Mary Bellamy - String Quartet
    Elliott Sharp - String Quartets (2)

    Petr Kotik (flute), Karl Resnick, Terry Szor (trumpet), Julie Josepheson, Chris McIntyre (trombone), Peter Wise, Joe Bergen (percussion), Conrad Harris, Lynn Bechtold (violin), Lev Zhurbin (viola), Ludmila Konstantinova (cello)

  • Tuesday, March 4, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Composers Concordance @ The Cutting Room

    Tuesday, March 4, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    An evening of all works for the brass trio B3+ (Dave Taylor - bass trombone, John Clark - horn, Franz Hackl - trumpet) with the composer/performers. CJM premiere's his work quartet music: part 1, performing on Nord synth and laptop.

  • Saturday, March 1, 2008 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm   map

    Dialogics: Ne(x)tworks @ Chelsea Art Museum (1 of 3)

    Saturday, March 1, 2008 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm   map

    Dialogics: Ne(x)tworks at Chelsea Art Museum [gmap]
    2008 Residency
    Saturday, March 1, 2PM

    Shelley Burgon - Josephine's Tiger
    Cornelius Dufallo - H/A
    NxW Trio - Emergences
    Jon Gibson - Multiples & Anthem for Relative Calm

    Shelley Burgon - Harp/Electronics, Yves Dharamraj - Cello, Cornelius Dufallo – Director, Violin, Miguel Frasconi - Glass Instruments/Electronics, Joan La Barbara – Voice, Chris McIntyre – Curator, Trombone/Electronics
     
    guest artist: 
    Sylvie Courvoisier, piano 

  • Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm   map

    CJM Sounds: New Solos and Works for improvisers @ the Stone

    Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm   map

    CJM (trombone, Nord Lead, laptop), Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon), Members of Ne(x)tworks - Shelley Burgon (harp, electronics), Miguel Frasconi (glass, electronics)

    First performance of selections from morphi studies for trombone with and without electronics, along with new graphic & strategic works for improvisers. Zeena Parkins, curator.

    http://www.thestonenyc.com/

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    TILT SIXtet @ Issue Project Room

    Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    TILT SIXtet & Chris Jonas' the Sun Spits Cherries
    Issue Project Room
    Opening night of Horn Week, co-curated by Chris McIntyre

    TILT SIXtet
    Russ Johnson & Nate Wooley - trumpet
    Curtis Hasselbring & Chris McIntyre - trombone
    John Altieri & Joe Exley - tuba
    John King - laptop
    Chris Jonas - soprano sax & conduction

    TILT Brass' SIXtet project reconvenes for opening night IPR's Horn Week with music from composer, guitarist and Cunningham Co. music co-director John King, TILT's own Chris McIntyre, and a new work by soprano sax phenom Chris Jonas.

    www.tiltbrass.org

    TILT SIXtet with John King and Chris Jonas
    L to R: CJM, John King (back), Curtis Hasselbring, Nate Wooley (back),
    John Altieri, Russ Johnson, Chris Jonas, Joe Exley

    TILT SIXtet at ISSUE Project Room
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - Saturday, February 9, 2008   map

    Horn Week @ ISSUE Project Room

    Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - Saturday, February 9, 2008   map

    Horn Week

    Feb 6 - 9, 2008
    Issue Project Room

    A week of music made with wind, including TILT SIXtet, co-curated with Suzanne Fiol.

    Wed 6
    >TILT SIXtet
    >Chris Jonas' Sun Spits Cherries

    Thu 7 
    Solo|Trio
    >Sara Schoenbeck
    >Herb Robertson
    >Matt Bauder

    Fri 8 
    >Nmperign
    >Daniel Carter & Marianne Giosa

    Sat 9
    >Marty Ehrlich Alto Quartet
    >Matana Roberts

  • Friday, January 25, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    MATA Interval 1.2 @ Issue Project Room

    Friday, January 25, 2008 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Friday, Jan 25, 2008
    MATA Interval 1.2
    Issue Project Room

    232 3rd Street, 3rd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11215

    INTERVAL 1.2 Friday, January 25, 2008, 8 pm, $10 featuring Ha-Yang Kim, Matt Welch, Lukas Ligeti and Marco Cappelli with performances by Odd Appetite and Flux Quartet Curated by Ha-Yang Kim as part of the MATA Interval Curatorial Associates Program

  • Saturday, January 12, 2008 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    Anthony Coleman's Music @ Brecht Forum’s Neues Kabarett

    Saturday, January 12, 2008 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    Anthonly Coleman Music @ Brecht Forum’s Neues Kabarett

    CJM performs on a piece written earlier in '07 for Ne(x)tworks called Seven at the Golden Shovel. The event features a new commissioned work for strings, performed by Jennifer Choi & Cornelius Duffalo (violins), Stephanie Griffith (viola), Alex Waterman (cello).

    Neues Kabarett Myspace

  • Friday, November 30, 2007 - 8:30pm - 10:00pm   map

    MATA Interval debut @ Issue Project Room

    Friday, November 30, 2007 - 8:30pm - 10:00pm   map

    Kick-off of MATA's new bi-monthly series. In co-production with IPR, the debut features the music and video with Jessica Pavone, Zach Layton and Ray Sweeten. Check the Interval page for more info.

  • Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Darmstadt: Classics of the Avant-Garde @ Galapagos

    Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Zach Layton's series celebrates its 4th anniversary with the annual performance of Terry Riley's In C. Featuring a real who's who, this will be the Darmstadt in Galapagos' the Williamsburg space prior to moving to DUMBO.

    NY Times Review (including image with CJM)

  • Sunday, October 14, 2007 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm   map

    Flexible Orchestra in Hudson, NY

    Sunday, October 14, 2007 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm   map

    Repeat performance of this multiple trombone band with music from Monique Buzzarté, Bill Hellerman, Daniel Goode, and Jim Fox.

  • Friday, October 12, 2007 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Ne(x)tworks @ the Kitchen

    Friday, October 12, 2007 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Ne(x)tworks traces the course of graphic scores from the 1960s to the present. This compelling array of works includes a 1961 score by Cornelius Cardew, groundbreaking works from by innovators Wadada Leo Smith and ensemble member Joan La Barbara, and Michael Shcumacher's Isometric Variations, commissioned by Ne(x)works in 2007. These scores will also be exhibited as part of the Kitchen's graphic score exhibition Between Thought and Sound: Graphic Notation in Contemporary Music. Concieved by Alex Waterman, co-curated with Deb Singer and Matthew Lyons.

    Wadada Leo Smith :: In the Diaspora (2005)Joan La Barbara :: Circular Song (1975)
    Joan La Barbara :: in the shadow and act of the haunting place (1995)Michael Schumacher:: Grid (2007)
    Cornelius Cardew :: Octet '61 for Jasper Johns (1961)

  • Friday, October 12, 2007 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Flexible Orchestra @ St. Peter's Church

    Friday, October 12, 2007 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    The Flexible Orchestra—a 15 piece ensemble that has an orchestral sound because of its strategic instrumentaion—presents its 4th season with premieres by M. Buzzarté, J.Fox, Goode, W. Hellermann. For 10 trombones, 2 clarinets, 2 contrabasses, piano. Plus gamelan instruments, viola, marimba. Instrumentation changes every two years. Conductor: Tara Simoncic.

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 2:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    2007 MATA Benefit @ Paula Cooper Galleries

    Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 2:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    2007 MATA Benefit

    ..::Celebrating MATA's 10th Anniversary and honoring co-founder Philip Glass during his 70th Birthday year. An amazing musical gathering: Jenny Lin performing Julia Wolfe's toy piano juggernaut East Broadway, Lukas Ligeti offering a sample of his electronic hybrid instrument Marimba Lumina, Carla Kihlstedt singing and bowing Lisa Bielawa's powerful Kafka Songs, and Annie Gosfield playing her gorgeous sounds, and a lot more.

    ,:Program:.Julia Wolfe: East Broadway for toy piano and toy boombox
    Jenny Lin - toy piano

    Lukas Ligeti: Great Circle's Tune for electronic percussion
    composer - percussion & electronics

    Daniel Bernard Roumain: Hip-Hop Study and Etude in F Minor
    composer - violin, Wynne Bennett - piano

    Annie Gosfield: The Manufacture of Tangled Ivory, part II
    composer - keyboard, sampler

    Theo Bleckmann: anteroom (excerpt)
    composer - voice and electronics

    Gordon Beeferman: MATA Sonata
    composer - piano

    INT

    Philip Glass: Knee Play No.5 from Einstein On The Beach
    Patrick Stewart, Joan La Barbara, Grethe Holby - speakers;
    Lisa Bielawa, Katie Geissinger - voice; Carla Kihlstedt - violin;
    Eleonor Sandresky - keyboard

    Derek Bermel: Thracian Sketches for solo clarinet
    composer - clarinet

    Carla Kihlstedt: The Squonk & Hold My Own
    composer - violin/voice, Lisa Bielawa - voice

    Nick Brooke: You Feel This from Tone Test
    Genevieve Belleveau - voice

    Eleonor Sandresky: Conversation 1
    composer - piano, computer playback

    Lisa Bielawa: Selections from Kafka Songs
    Carla Kihlstedt - voice & violin

    Phil Klin:e Near-Perfect Clarity & The Funeral of Jan Palach
    Theo Bleckmann - voice, Kathy Supové - piano  

  • Thursday, September 13, 2007 - 12:00pm - 11:59pm   map

    The Relay 07: Brooklyn @ Williamsburg

    Thursday, September 13, 2007 - 12:00pm - 11:59pm   map

    The Relay 07: Brooklyn (Williamsburg)part of Conflux Festival

    ..::A trio improvises in each space while the others travel between them. A welcome bit of thoughtful whimsy in this seriously hipsterized part of the borough. Really great group of players too!

    CJM performance recordings

    NY Times review of Festival

    The Relay musicians:

    Shelley Burgon, harp 

    Julianne Carney, violin

    Michel Doneda, soprano sax

    Andrew Drury, percussion

    Miguel Frasconi, glasses

    Kyoko Kitamura, voice

    Christopher McIntyre, trombone

    Jessica Pavone, viola

    Matana Roberts, sax

    Sara Schoenbeck, bassoon

    Alex Waterman, cello

    Nate Wooley, trumpet

    Jack Wright, soprano sax

    Jane Rigler, flute

  • Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    Yoshiko Chuma's RED CARPET 1967 at Lincoln Center

    Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm   map

    The setting is a 50 foot red runway in 1967. Come and see what can happen. Two trombones, one double bass and a shiny black grand piano. Dancers will pass by in 1967 fashionwear.

    The presentation will begin at 6 pm and extend into the darkness. Yoshiko Chuma's "Red Carpet 1967" will alternate with 15-minute pieces by Gus Solomons, Merian Soto and Elaine Summers. (The works by Chuma, Solomons and Soto will appear twice; the work by Summers will apppear once, at the close.) The works would be site specific in the South Plaza.

    NY Times Review of 60's Snapshots event 

  • Saturday, July 21, 2007 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm  

    Summer Winds Upstate

    Saturday, July 21, 2007 - 12:00pm - 10:00pm  

    Free103point9 celebrates 10 years of transmission arts at their Upstate locale. Highlights include the premiere of a site-specific iteration of CJM's piece Metaxis involving members of Stars Like Fleas, Gold Sparkle Band, among others. CJM joins Gold Sparkle for a barn burner set later in thd day as well.

    View images of CJM's site-specifity performance piece Metaxis 3

  • Friday, June 29, 2007 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    Trombonophilia Finale at the Stone

    Friday, June 29, 2007 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm   map

    Trombonophilia Finale - A Stone BenefitThe rousing closing event of the month long trombone festival featuring many of NYC's stellar practitioners of the posaune!

    Steve Swell, CJM, Johannes Lauer, Scott Reeves - trombone