IAN ROSENBAUM PRESENTS: KRISTIN LEE & JAKUB CIUPINSKI
Nov 5, 2015 • 7pm / DOORS 6:30pm
Violinist Kristin Lee, a winner of 2015 Avery Fisher Career grant, joins with composer and “hacked” theremin performer, Jakub Ciupinski, to bring a program with groundbreaking sounds and technology. Ms. Lee enjoys a vibrant career as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, and is a member of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Mr. Ciupinski, head of Studio Composition program as well as artistic director of Purchase Orchestra Electric at SUNY Purchase, has been commissioned by various institutions and ensembles, including The New York City Ballet’s Choreographic Institute and the Metropolis Ensemble.
DARREN SOLOMON PRESENTS: NEW MUSIC & NEW TECH — 5 ABLETON ARTISTS LIVE
Nov 7, 2015 • 7:30pm / doors 7pm
How do the possibilities and limitations of an instrument inform the music written for that instrument? And when the instrument is a piece of software, how does that expand the composer/performer’s palette? Ableton Live is a powerful and flexible piece of software popular with dance music producers, remixers and new music artists alike. Hear five live performances from different artists, each highlighting their unique take on making music with this creative tool. Featuring performances by: Jakub Ciupinski, Adam Cuthbért, Todd Reynolds, Shayna Dunkelman, Neil Rolnick/Ashley Bathgate.