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January 2015

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The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts Visiting Artist: Pamela Z

January 27, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

CalArts, B318

MUSIC: Pamela Z is a San Francisco-based composer/performer and media artist who works primarily with voice, live electronic processing, sampled sound, and video. A pioneer of live digital looping techniques, she creates solo works combining experimental extended vocal techniques, operatic bel canto, found objects, text, digital processing, and wireless MIDI controllers that allow her to manipulate sound with physical gestures.

In addition to her solo work, she has been commissioned to compose scores for dance, theatre, film, and new music chamber ensembles including Kronos Quartet and the Bang on a Can Allstars. Her large-scale multi-media works have been presented at venues including Theater Artaud and ODC in SanFrancisco, and The Kitchen in New York, and her media works have been presented in exhibitions at the Whitney Museum (NY) , the Diözesanmuseum (Cologne), and the Krannert Art Museum (IL). Her multi-media opera Wunderkabinet – inspired by the Museum of Jurassic Technology (co-composed with Matthew Brubeck) has been presented at The LAB Gallery (San Francisco), REDCAT (Disney Hall, Los Angeles), and Open Ears Festival, Toronto.

Pamela Z has toured extensively throughout the US, Europe, and Japan. She has performed in numerous festivals including Bang on a Can at Lincoln Center (New York), Interlink (Japan), Other Minds (San Francisco), La Biennale di Venezia (Italy), and Pina Bausch Tanztheater Festival (Wuppertal, Germany).

She is the recipient of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Creative Capital Fund, the CalArts Alpert Award in the Arts, The MAP Fund, the ASCAP Music Award, an Ars Electronica honorable mention, and the NEA and Japan/US Friendship Commission Fellowship. She holds a music degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

For more information visitwww.pamelaz.com

Last edited by rsdavid on Jan 22, 2015

The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts Visiting Artist: Jerry Tachoir

January 27, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

CalArts, A300

MUSIC: Jerry Tachoir received a Bachelor's degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston in Applied Music for the Vibraphone and Mallet instruments, and extensive studies in arranging and composition. He graduated Summa Cum Laude 1973 – 1976. His performance experience includes Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, American Wind Symphony, Wilkensburg Symphony, International Symphony in Switzerland. Tachoir spent 25 years as the leader of his own jazz quartet performing throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe at colleges and universities, jazz clubs, and jazz festivals. He performed Gunther Schuller's Concertino for Jazz Quartet and Orchestra with Westmoreland Symphony. Tachoir was the featured artist at an International Music event at Paris Conservatory of Music, and Nashville's most recorded mallet artist, etc. Jerry is a very popular and much in demand Artist/Clinician for the Musser Vibraphone and Marimba co./division of Ludwig Drums since 1972.

Last edited by rsdavid on Jan 13, 2015

Be My Guest: Caid Jones's BFA Mid-Residency Recital

January 27, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: Caid Jones presents a mid-residency recital featuring works by Rebecca Clarke, Melinde Rice, Imogen Heap, Witold Lutoslawski and W.A. Mozart. Guest performers: Emilio Cuenca, Thea Mesirow, Melinda Rice, Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick and Mark Menzies.

Last edited by rsdavid on Jan 14, 2015

'Adventure Time!' Ricky Davis' BFA Graduation Recital

January 30, 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: An evening of original electro-acoustic art rock and moden acoustic guitar music.

Last edited by rsdavid on Jan 22, 2015

Past Events

Art Lande Trio Concert

January 16, 2015
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: Special guest Art Lande (piano) with CalArts faculty Darek Oles (bass) and Joe Labarbera (drums).

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 04, 2014
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