Current Season

June 6, 2019
Ensemble Dal Niente at June in Buffalo
Performance of Hum Phenomenon
4PM, Slee Hall, University at Buffalo, NY

May 30, 2019
University of Chicago Percussion Ensemble, directed by John Corkill
Performance of Breath, Contained II
4:30PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, IL

May 11, 2019
Stony Brook Music Department presents winners of the Ackerman Competition: hear | say
Iva Casián-Lakoš and John Ling perform Hush along with cello / percussion favorites
8PM, Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook, NY

May 10, 2019
University of Chicago Composers with Ensemble Dal Niente
Kyle Flens performs excerpts from Blue Skin of the Sea for marimba
8PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, IL

May 4, 2019
Volti 40th Anniversary Gala
Celebrating the ensemble with music from their new album “The Color of Their Seen from Here”
6:30PM, Noe Valley Ministry, San Francisco, CA

May 4, 2019
Sound Spaces Festival 2019 presents the Ars Nova Ensemble
Performance of Breath, Contained II as winner of Hertzbreakerz call-for-scores
8PM, Inter Arts Center, Malmö, Sweden

April 26, 2019
Amber Evans and Thomas Feng perform Smoke and Distance in recital
7:30PM, St. John’s in the Village, New York, NY

April 25, 2019
Fulcrum Point New Music presents “Aux In : All In!”
Featuring Breath, Contained II as well as music by Kotoka Suzuki, Juri Seo, and Thierry de Mey
7PM, The Golden Triangle, Chicago, IL

April 21, 2019
Hà Nội New Music Ensemble presents “Poetry of the Moon”
Featuring Hum Phenomenon as well as music by Lương Huệ Trinh, Feliz Anne Reyes Macahis, and Arnold Schoenberg
8PM, Goethe-Institut, Hanoi, Vietnam

April 12, 2019
"Spaces Inside Spaces"
Premiere of new work by ~NOIS saxophone quartet along with pieces by UChicago graduate composers
8:30PM, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL

March 23, 2019
Poetry & Music: Spektral Quartet & Theaster Gates
Works by avery r. young, Samuel Adams, Alyssa Martinez, the Black Monks of Mississippi, and a bubble wrap performance
7PM, Stony Island Arts Bank, Chicago, IL

March 8, 2019
Lindsay Christiansen Art Song Festival: “Speak Louder”
Performance of Smoke and Distance by Christina Han and JJ Penna
7:30PM, Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ

March 7, 2019
The Rhythm Method presents: “Broad Statements” in honor of International Women’s Day
Performance of Escape-Landscape
7PM, the cell, New York, NY

February 28, 2019
The University of Iowa Center of New Music features guest artists Stacey Barelos, piano, and Liz Pearse, soprano
Barelos performs Games of Belief
7PM, Recital Hall, Iowa City, IA

February 21, 2019
Presentation as guest composer at Northwestern University’s Composition Colloquium

February 13-14, 2019
Guest Composer at Wunsch New Music Festival
Panel discussions and performances of chamber works
University of Kansas School of Music, Lawrence, KS

January 19, 2019
Unheard-of//Dialogues Album Release, featuring Hum Phenomenon
8PM, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY

January 19, 2019
Double Standard at Spectrum
Jennifer Gersten, violin and Laura Davey, piano perform Tribute (Axis II)
7:30PM, Spectrum, Brooklyn, NY

January 18, 2019
“Toward the Sea: poetic music for guitar and flute”
Performance of Moments by Jay Source and Robert Michel
7:30PM, Turtle Bay Music School, New York, NY

December 7, 2018
Premiere of new work by the Grossman Ensemble, conducted by Ben Bolter
7:30PM, Logan Center Performance Hall, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

December 2, 2018
International Contemporary Ensemble: ICECommons Initiative
Performance of Hum Phenomenon by Zachary Good, Katinka Kleijn, Cory Smythes, and Jennifer Curtis
8:30PM, Constellation, Chicago, IL

November 19, 2018
Duo Axis at University at Buffalo for the Creative Arts Initiative (CAI) Residency
Concert featuring Reaction (Axis III) along with works by Anthony Vine, Zach Sheets, Katie Balch, and David Felder

November 9, 2018
Daniel Pesca and Paul Dwyer perform Elegy (Axis I)  for cello and piano
8PM, Fulton Recital Hall, The University of Chicago, Chicago IL

October 31, 2018
Presentation as guest composer at Valparaiso University's Composition Colloquium

October 27, 2018
Nicholas DiEugenio and Mimi Solomon perform Tribute (Axis II)  for violin and piano
Album release concert of The Beethoven Project
7:30PM, DiMenna Center Benzaquen Hall, New York, NY

October 25, 2018
Hannah Christiansen and Christopher Narloch of the Zafa Collective perform Plush Earth in Four Pieces
High Concept Labs Open House
8:30PM, Constellation, Chicago, IL

October 5, 2018
Spektral Quartet performs Plain Air
7:30PM, Rockefeller Chapel, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

October 4, 2018
Guest Recital by pianist Stacey Barelos, including performance of Games of Belief
8PM, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

September 29, 2018
Vanguard Series presents New Morse Code, performing Hush
7:30PM, Ludwig Recital Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH

September 15, 2018
Premiere of Plain, Air for string quartet and electronics
Commissioned by the Spektral Quartet with support from Chamber Music America
4PM, Openlands Lakeshore Preserve, Patten Road, Highland Park, IL

September 14, 2018
Faculty Recital of flutist Sarah Brady
Performance of Reaction (Axis III) with pianist Michael Kirkendoll
8PM, Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston, MA

September 11, 2018
Resonant Bodies Festival
Lucy Dhegrae  and Nathaniel LaNasa perform Smoke and Distance
7:30PM, Roulette, Brooklyn, NY

September 8, 2018
Premiere of The Body of Absence
Simon Whiteley, bass-baritone, Antje Thierbach, oboe, and Jonathan Keren, viola
Royaumont Voix Nouvelles Academy 2018
3PM, Salle des Charpentes, Royaumont Abbey, Asnières-sur-Oise, France

August 18, 2018
Hush  performed on Pyhäjärven Kamarimusiikki festival
10PM, St. Olav Church, Yläne, Finland

August 18, 2018
Unheard-of//Ensemble Season Opener
Works from their forthcoming album Unheard-of//Dialogues,  including Hum Phenomenon
8:30PM, Spectrum, Brooklyn, NY