2010/11 Season

• September 25, 2010
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Detroit, Michigan
6PM-Midnight
$8 Tickets

We perform Bill Ryan’s “Blurred” as part of New Music Detroit’s Strange Beautiful Music IV marathon festival. Info/directions.

• November 9, 2010
PAC 1515, Band Room
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
8-9PM
FREE ADMISSION

New Music Unplugged: featuring music by Charles Amirkhanian, Marc Mellits, Shulamit Ran, Paul Steinberg, plus a performance designed with Walter Thompson’s Soundpainting system. The GVSU Cantata Chamber Singers, directed by Professor Ellen Poole, join us for one of the pieces as well.

• February 13, 2011
Louis Armstrong Theater
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
3PM
FREE ADMISSION

We perform Marc Mellits’ “Mara’s Lullaby” with the GVSU Cantate Singers

• March 24, 2011
PAC, Art Gallery
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
6-7PM
FREE ADMISSION

Student Composition Competition: We premiere new works composed in celebration of GVSU’s 50th Anniversary. The performance takes place among the artwork that inspired the compositions, selections from the gallery show “The Ravines.” Cash prizes will be given after the concert for the top three works as determined by a judging panel, plus an audience prize.

• April 8, 2011
Cook DeWitt Center
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
12PM
FREE ADMISSION

We perform “Don’t Walk, Run” on the student recital series, a soundpainting work for multiple voices.

• April 9, 2011
Sight/Sound IV
PAC 1525
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
9:30PM
FREE ADMISSION

We perform Dan Rhode and Adam Cuthbert’s arrangement of Radiohead’s “National Anthem”

• April 13, 2011
St. Cecelia Music Center
Grand Rapids, MI
8-10PM
FREE ADMISSION

As part of the GVSU 50th Anniversary celebrations, we are joined by the Grammy-winning chamber ensemble eighth blackbird. The show opens with their performance of rising star Missy Mazzoli’s “Still Life With Avalanche.” We then join them onstage with the amazing electronic artist Dennis DeSantis to perform an unforgettable realization of Terry Riley’s iconic work “In C.”

• June 21, 2011
Morningside Park
New York, NY
5-6:30PM
FREE ADMISSION

Seven of our members join 92 other percussionists from around the country to perform John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit. Presented on the summer solstice as part of the citywide festival Make Music New York, this free performance will offer an opportunity for all New Yorkers to experience this moving and important work set amidst the beautiful, dramatic terrain of Morningside Park