NYC-based quartet Yarn/Wire presents new commissions for two pianists and two percussionists by a group of young composers based in Berlin, Germany.
Contemporary a cappella vocal ensemble Quince open their 2014-15 Unruly Music residency with a rare performance of Morton Feldman’s haunting and delicate hour-length work Three Voices.
Maja Ratkje is an internationally renowned experimental musician pushing the capabilities of the human voice through the use of extended technique and technology.
Suono Mobile USA, established in 2012 by composer Philipp Blume and saxophonist Nathan Mandel, will present a brand-new mixed chamber ensemble program entitled ‘Versions.’ The program features Michael Finnissy’s Halbnackt (2007) and also includes two world premieres.
Quince returns to UWM for the second half of their Unruly Music residency with an evening of new works for a cappella quartet. Their program highlights works from their new album Realign the Time along with new compositions by UWM graduate students and faculty.
Chicago musicians J. Austin Wulliman (violin) and Katherine Young (composer) present Diligence is to Magic as Progress is to Flight, a collaborative installation-performance for violins, sound sculptures, video, and live electronics.
A culmination of a semester-long study of free improvisation, a non-idiomatic form of spontaneous music making that emphasizes uninhibited and real-time interaction between musicians. It is an art form that has no rules.