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This is the first concert of Music for Contemplation to be presented at the Center for Performance Research.
Tickets $25 at the door. $20 in advance
Light Box performance space | 8641 Linwood Street, Detroit, MI 48206 | One-day music workshop includes silence, listening exercises, and singing each other's thoughts. Everyone composes. Everyone sing's everyone else's creations. No prior experience necessary.
Workshop begins at 9:30 am. Public performance at 8:05 pm. Read about past workshops below. Everyone is welcome to join the concert which will include music coming into the world for the first time, created over the course of the day by workshop participants.
To apply for the workshop, email firstname.lastname@example.org, tell us who you are and why you want to join. Requested tuition $40 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
Suggested audience donation for the evening concert $10
The daylong workshop includes silence, vocal meditations, and basic exercises to create music together. Over the course of the day, the group will create and rehearse new music and present it at a public concert in the evening. No prior experience necessary.
Workshop begins at 9:30 am. Public performance at 8:05 pm. Suggested donation: $40 for workshop, $15 for the concert. Read about past workshops here. Everyone is welcome to join the concert which will include music coming into the world for the first time, created over the course of the day by workshop participants. To apply for the workshop, email craig[at]craigshepard[dot]net, tell us who you are and why you want to join.
Craig Shepard leads a day-long intensive workshop including vocal meditations, listening exercises, and group composition.
The workshop is open to anyone willing to make a commitment for the day. To apply, please send an email to email@example.com and tell us who you are and why you want to participate.
The New York Guitar Circle presents a program of music growing out of the cooperation in the group.
Sonic Breathing and Circular Meditations
Works by Stuart Dempster for solo trombone, didjeridoo and large trombone ensemble. The trombones resonate throughout the space, embracing listeners in their tones. The center of the program is a new piece written for the evening for large trombone ensemble called "Tromba Annunciation". Featuring Monique Buzzarté, Chris McIntyre of TILT Brass, Tucker Dulin, Glen Freeman, Craig Shepard, Steve Swell, Bret Sroka, Deborah Weisz, David Whitwell, Peter Zummo, David Taylor and Mike Lormond.
The program will also include Conch Calling (1994) for multiple conch players, Dream Timepiece (2002) for multiple didjeridus, and Integrity29 for mixed ensemble with guitarist Tony Geballe and saxophonists Erin Rogers and Kristen McKeon.
$15 suggested donation at the door. $25 including download of highlights of the concert.
Ensemble MufoCo performs carefully crafted interpretations of Pauline Oliveros’ text scores
Andrew Lafkas' new work Two Paths with Active Shadows under Three Moons and Surveillance (Second Phase) features Marcia Basset (electric guitar), Barry Weisblat (electronics), Ron Stabinsky (organ), Che Chen (violin), Marandi Hostetter (violin), Laura Ortman (violin), C Spencer Yeh (violin), Michael Bullock (bass), Andrew Lafkas (bass), Rick Brown (cymbal), Ryan Sawyer (cymbal), Sean Meehan (cymbal and snare), Brian Chase (bass drum), Sandy Gordon (bass drum), Gil Arno (microphone and recording), Wolfgang Gil (microphone and recording), Daniel Neumann (microphone and recording) and Ben Owen (microphone and recording).
Craig Shepard and Mark Broschinsky (trombones) frame reflective silences with songs and cannons, featuring Orlando di Lasso, Sequuntur Cantiones (sine textu), Larry Polansky, Christian Music, Anastassis Philippakopoulos, Song (for trombone), Song 6, Mark Broschinsky, somewhere far off, pass on and on, and Jack Callahan, substantia absolute infinita.