Performances of bridging:isolation by Talea Ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente and New York New Music Ensemble

This spring has been an exciting one! bridging:isolation will be performed by three amazing new music ensembles – New York-based Talea Ensemble, Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente and New York-based New York New Music Ensemble! I’m so lucky to have the opportunity to work with these wonderful musicians!

Talea Ensemble
Friday March 27 2014 @ 8pm
Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham MA
free admission

Ensemble Dal Niente
Tuesday April 1 2014 @ 8pm
Kemp Recial Hall, Illinois State University, Normal IL
free admission

New York New Music Ensemble
Monday May 19 2014 @ 8pm
ROULETTE, Brooklyn NY
$20 general admission; $10 student admission

Talea Ensemble performs bridging:isolation

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Talea Ensemble performs bridging:isolation during their week-long residency at Brandeis! Thank you so much Jim, Erik, Stephen and Rane for your wonderful musicianship! And thank you Talea for the amazing and mind-blowing performance of Billone’s Mani-Long at the finale. It’s always great learning from the best!

Listen here!

[Blog] Young Composers Meeting 2014 @ Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

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This year, I’ve been so fortunate to have been invited to the Young Composers Meeting 2014 held in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The event was organized by Orkest de Ereprijs, Podium Gigant and the Gaudeamus New Music week! I met 15 other young composers from all over the world (Ireland, Australia, Iran, England, Mexico, Ecuador, Bulgaria, China, Canada, Serbia, Latvia, Hungary… you name it!)

We also had the opportunity to work with the musicians of Orkest de Ereprijs and singers from the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, and had seminars and lessons with Martijn Padding, Ed Bennett, Anna Meredith and Louis Andriessen. So much music and fun in one week! Not to mention, we also got a chance to head to Utrecht for a day, and to the Kroller-Muller museum neaer Arnhem (we had to cycle on Dutch bicycles from the entrance of the museum park to the entrance of the museum too!)

Of course, one week is never enough, and I spent the night prior to my flight at the airport with a few other composers who had early flights the next day too! Talk about bonding till the very last moment!

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Female composers of YCM14 in Utrecht!

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Group lunch (herring!) with composers, senior composers and performers.

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Here is the orkest de ereprijs in concert! Bravi tutti!

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Post concert photo with Martijn and Louis (hiding behind Anna!)

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