Kam Morrill: New Works

Kam Morrill studied composition with Ned Rorem at the Curtis Institute. His music shows its American roots in its emphatic rhythmic drive and its melding of vernacular idioms with the contrapuntal discipline of art music, drawing on models ranging from hymnody and blues to jazz fusion and the minimalist school. Primarily a vocal and operatic composer, he brings … Read More

Kam Wayward headshot

Senyawa + Arrington de Dionyso

Senyawa (Jogjakarta, Indonesia) embodies the aural elements of traditional Indonesian music whilst exploring the framework of experimental music practice, pushing the boundaries of both traditions. Their music strikes a perfect balance between their avant-garde influences and cultural heritage to create truly contemporary Indonesian new music.

Their sound is comprised of Rully Shabara’s deft extended vocal techniques punctuating the frenetic sounds … Read More

photo by herrhanz

Alan Cook & friends: Une nuit de trios

Une nuit de trios, the night of the trios, brings together some of the finest improvising musicians from the Seattle creative music scene and beyond for a night of unbridled collaboration and discovery.

Bringing together two of the leading lights in the Seattle creative music scene with a recent transplant to the Pacific NW from Southern California, the Campbell/Cook/Icasiano Percussion … Read More

CALB gig

Music in the American Wild

Music in the American Wild is a touring celebration of the 2016 US National Park Service centennial, featuring new music inspired by and performed in national parks across the country. Eleven composers and seven performers, all affiliated with Eastman School of Music as faculty or alumni, have collaborated to honor this milestone of conservation by creating new works inspired … Read More

160615IMG_6795

Parnassus Project

Parnassus Project presents a concert exploring American mysticism, featuring works by John Luther Adams, Lou Harrison, Peter Garland, and a new work by Luke Fitzpatrick.

Parnassus Project is a collective of musicians dedicated to presenting a fresh take on the chamber music experience. We seek to create a more social atmosphere at concerts and to break down barriers between … Read More

259875_425560297499318_1569177384_n

A Microscope/Curtis Dahl/Kenny Mandell

If Morton Feldman had a baby with Mahalia Jackson, that baby would grow up to have a lot in common with NYC-based musician Kris Wettstein. Performing as A MICROSCOPE, Kris blends minimalist piano textures with gospel music and West African guitar lines. Trained as a classical pianist, Kris also spent time in Dakar, Senegal collaborating and performing with musicians … Read More

IMG_1185