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Meditation: Scott Miller, Dan Lippel, and Laura Cocks

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

| $10 - $15
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Scott Miller (Kyma), Dan Lippel (guitar), and Laura Cocks (flute) present a concert of Miller's immersive yet delicate electroacoustic music in the intimate Spectrum setting.
 
When & where
Sunday May 21, 2017 @ 3pm
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow street
New York

 

 
Scott Miller is a composer of electroacoustic, orchestral, chamber, choral and multimedia works described as ‘high adventure avant garde music of the best sort’ (Classical-Modern Music Review) and 'inspir[ing] real hope & optimism for the future of electroacoustic music.' (5against4.com).

Known for his interactive electroacoustic chamber music and ecosystemic performance pieces, Miller has twice been named a McKnight Composer Fellow, he is a Fulbright Scholar, and his work has been recognized by numerous international arts organizations. Recordings are available on New Focus Recordings, Panoramic, Innova, Eroica, CRS, rarescale and SEAMUS, and his music is published by ACA (American Composers Alliance), Tetractys, and Jeanné.

Miller is a Professor of Music at St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, where he teaches composition, electroacoustic music and theory. He is currently President of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the U.S. (SEAMUS). He holds degrees from The University of Minnesota, The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and the State University of New York at Oneonta, and has studied composition at the Czech-American Summer Music Institute and the Centre de Creation Musicale Iannis Xenakis.
 
Guitarist Daniel Lippel, called an “exciting soloist” (New York Times), “precise and sensitive” (Boston Globe) and a "modern guitar polymath" (Guitar Review) has carved out a unique and diverse career that ranges through solo and chamber music performances, innovative commissioning and recording projects, and performances in diverse contexts. He has premiered more than fifty new solo and chamber works, many written for him, recording several on the independent label he co-founded and directs, New Focus Recordings. Lippel is the resident guitarist for two critically acclaimed new music groups: the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) since 2005 and new music quartet Flexible Music since 2003, and has been a guest with many ensembles including the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, New York New Music Ensemble, Either/Or Ensemble, Dinosaur Annex, and counter(induction. Recent featured solo appearances include the MATA Festival (New York), a performance of his new version of Reich's Electric Counterpoint at The Greene Space at WNYC/WQXR, the premiere of Dai Fujikura's Sparking Orbit in Karlsruhe (Germany), a performance of Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez in Riverside, CT, and recitals for the Sinus Ton Festival (Germany), University of Texas at San Antonio, Tangents Guitar Series (San Francisco), and the New York, Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Triangle (N.C) guitar societies. As a chamber musician, Lippel has performed at the Macau Music Festival (China), Teatro Amazonas (Manaus, Brasil), Sibelius Academy (Finland), Acht Brücken Festival (Cologne, Germany), the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, and Zankel and Weill Halls at Carnegie Hall. Lippel has worked closely with many eminent composers including Mario Davidovsky, John Zorn, Ursula Mamlok, Charles Wuorinen, and Nils Vigeland, and performed works by Kaija Saariaho, George Crumb, Louis Andriessen, Magnus Lindberg, and George Lewis with the composers in attendance.
 
Laura Cocks
is a New York based flutist who has worked in a wide array of creative environments as a performer and promoter of contemporary music. Laura is flutist and executive director of TAK ensemble, a founding member of the Louis Moreau Institute in New Orleans, and a full time member of the Nouveau Classical Project. She has performed across North and Latin America and Europe as a soloist and chamber musician in ensembles such as The London Sinfonietta, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Wet Ink Ensemble, Ensemble Pamplemousse, and Ensemble Bonne Action in venues that range from Queen Elizabeth Hall in London's Southbank Centre, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, and The Guggenheim Museum in New York to artist squats, diners, and highway medians. Laura can be heard with Wet Ink Ensemble on Carrier Records, International Contemporary Ensemble on ECM, and TAK ensemble on New Focus Recordings.

Laura attended the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Royal Academy of Music where she studied flute with Michel Debost, Kathleen Chastain, Kate Hill, and William Bennett, as well as composition with Paul Patterson. She holds a master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music’s Contemporary Performance Program where she studied with Tara Helen O’Connor. Laura is currently a doctoral candidate at The Graduate Center, CUNY, where she continues to study with O’Connor. Laura teaches at Washington Heights Conservatory and is a faculty mentor at the Harmony Program.
 

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Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$10 - $15
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.spectrumnyc.comp

Venue

Spectrum
121 Ludlow street
New York, NY 10002 United States
Phone:
917-528-1656
Website:
www.spectrumnyc.com

Organizer

New Focus Recordings
Email:
contactnewfocus@gmail.com
Website:
newfocusrecordings.com