2016-17 Season

2016-17 Performance Season


Nief-Norf Summer Festival
Jun
12
Jun 25

Nief-Norf Summer Festival

  • Nief-Norf

Directing the 7th Annual Nief-Norf Summer Festival in conjunction with the Society for Minimalist Music's International Conference.

University of Kansas Residency
Apr
10
Apr 12

University of Kansas Residency

In residence at the University of Kansas with Mike Compitello for masterclasses and a performance on the KUPG concert Wednesday April 12th. 

Higdon Percussion Concerto
Feb
23
8:00 pm20:00

Higdon Percussion Concerto

  • James R. Cox Auditorium

Collaborating with UT composer-in-residence Jennifer Higdon, as she conducts a performance of her percussion concerto with the UT Wind Ensemble.

Ensemble Knox with Jessica Aszodi
Feb
1
8:00 pm20:00

Ensemble Knox with Jessica Aszodi

  • Knoxville, TN

Collaborating with vocalist Jessica Aszodi on Gyorgy Ligeti's 7-movement song cycle Síppal, dobbal, nádihegedüvel for mezzo-soprano and 4 percussionists. Show also includes works by Nico Muhly, Juri Seo, and Aurel Hollo.

PASIC Focus Day Host
Nov
9
Nov 10

PASIC Focus Day Host

  • Indianapolis Convention Center

Curating six concerts for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention's "Focus Day." This year's theme is entitled "Celebrating the European Avant-Garde" and will feature an international line-up of artists.

Ensemble Knox plays Pisaro
Nov
6
4:00 pm16:00

Ensemble Knox plays Pisaro

  • Emporium Arts Center

Ensemble Knox will be performing downtown Knoxville, featuring Michael Pisaro's Hearing Metal 3, alongside Brian Archinal (Bern, Switzerland), Henrik Larsen (Aarhus, Denmark), and Greg Stuart (University of South Carolina) who will be leading the Pisaro collaboration.

The ensemble will also be performing Simon Løffler's b and Michael Maierhof's Specific Objects.

UT Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert
Nov
2
8:00 pm20:00

UT Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert

  • Powell Recital Hall

Directing the UT Percussion Ensemble for their Fall 2016 Concert. Repertoire to include:

  • Ionization by Edgard Varese
  • Rain Tree by Toru Takemitsu
  • Impulse by Anna Meadors
  • Tala by Akira Nishimura
  • Patter by Robert Honstein
UT Contemporary Music Festival: Mark Applebaum's "Rabbit Hole" with UT Contemporary Music Ensemble
Oct
21
8:00 pm20:00

UT Contemporary Music Festival: Mark Applebaum's "Rabbit Hole" with UT Contemporary Music Ensemble

  • Powell Recital Hall

The UT Contemporary Music Ensemble will kick-off the 2016 UT Contemporary Music Festival with music by John Zorn, Luciano Berio, Brian Simalchik, and Mark Applebaum.

Join the UT Contemporary Music Ensemble on Thursday evening at 8PM to hear Bartok's Sonata for Two Pianos & Percussion & Luciano Berio's Linea.

Join the UT Contemporary Music Ensemble and the UT Electroacoustic Ensemble Saturday afternoon at 2PM at the Emporium Arts Center to hear music by John Cage, Alex Temple, and Christopher Burns.

Zohn-Muldoon "Sones de tierra fria"
Oct
3
8:00 pm20:00

Zohn-Muldoon "Sones de tierra fria"

  • Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall

Conducting Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon's beautiful song cycle "Sones de tierra fria" with Michelle DeBruyn (soprano) and an ensemble led by guitarist Jeremy Bass. Catch us the following night at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY.

Ensemble Knox celebrates #Knox225 with Drumming
Oct
1
10:00 am10:00

Ensemble Knox celebrates #Knox225 with Drumming

  • Krutch Park

Ensemble Knox will be downtown Knoxville in Krutch Park performing the first movement of Steve Reich's Drumming to help celebrate Knoxville's 225th birthday.

http://www.knoxalliance.com/october-1-3-celebrate-the-city-of-knoxvilles-225th-birthday

Brooklyn Panorama
Sep
3
Sep 4

Brooklyn Panorama

  • Brooklyn Museum

Heading to Brooklyn to join Kendall Williams and the Crossfire Steel Orchestra in Brooklyn Panorama. Cause Ah Scene 2016!