Earshot: B’shnorkestra + Workshop Ensemble

Presented by Earshot Jazz Festival and Nonsequitur. Two distinctive Seattle composers present works for large ensembles: Trumpeter Samantha Boshnack‘s alt-chamber orchestra B’shnorkestra
’s bold
 and undulating blend of horn lines,
 strings and percussion is conducted by
 Joshua Kohl, co-founder of the Degen
erate Art Ensemble. Clarinetist Beth Fleenor’s Workshop Ensemble (WE) presents exploratory scores grounded in Fleenor’s 20 Etudes for Blindfolded Musicians; WE also performs conduction, sonic meditation and Fleenor’s cross-stitched graphic scores.