2017 Commissions

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It’s wild that we’re gearing up for our 3rd residency!!  We have now commissioned 25 new works for experimental chamber ensemble.

RESIDENCY JUNE 24-28, 2017

HOUSE CONCERT JUNE 25, 2017 7PM

This year’s commissions feature more chamber music from the group, including a transcription of What Is The Sound Of One Flag for 9 piece chamber ensemble by G Douglas Barrett, a new piece by flutist Christine Tavolacci, ensemble conduction by Stephanie Richards, conductor Rei Hotoda, pianist and composer Quentin Tolimieri and movement improvisations with dancer/choreographer Jessica Gaynor.  We will be recording several evenings of group improvisations, and 7 new chamber music pieces.  It will be stellar.

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In residence June 23-28, Tollgate Canyon, Utah: Christine Tavolacci (flute/composer, LA), Katie Porter (clarinet, UT), Kristin Olson (oboe, NYC), Nathan Herrera (Saxophone, Santa Barbara), Stephanie Richards (trumpet/composer, San Diego), Kevin Farrell (bass, NYC), Andrew Munsey (drums, San Diego), Devin Maxwell (composer/vibes, UT), Rei Hotoda (conductor, UT), Quentin Tolimieri (piano/composer, Brooklyn) and Jessica Gaynor (movement, Brooklyn). With pieces by André Cormier, G Douglas Barrett, Stephanie Richards, Jonathan Marmor, Quentin Tolimieri, Devin Maxwell and Christine Tavolacci.