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08 Dec

New Music / / New Film Collaborative - Constellation

3111 N. Western Chicago,IL
12/08/2019 8:30 PM - 12/08/2019 10:30 PM

2019-12-08 20:30:00 2019-12-08 22:30:00 America/Detroit New Music / / New Film Collaborative Constellation info@wamza.com


New Music//New Film Collaborative

The goal of New Music//New Film Collaborative was to create new musical works and pair them with amazing video art. Mary Kouyoumdjian, David Clay Mettens, Daniel Pesca, Leaha Maria Villarreal and Kirsten Volness each wrote pieces that included cello, which then became the basis for five videos created by XUAN. A frequent collaborator with musicians (and a trained musician herself), has produced five videos in response to the five new compositions, which will be posted online with the recorded audio of each piece. On December 8, these videos will be projected alongside live performances of these pieces.

For Audrey, by Mary Kouyoumdjian
performed by Audrey Q. Snyder, cello; Kitty Snyder, piano

Rabbit in the Moon, by Kirsten Volness
performed by Myra Hinrichs, violin; Rebecca Boelzner, viola; Audrey on cello; Shi-An Costello, piano

Shoyna, by Leaha Maria Villarreal
performed by Hannah Christiansen, violin; Dominic Johnson, viola; Audrey on cello

Ripple, Current, Eddy, by Daniel Pesca
performed by Audrey on cello and Daniel Pesca on piano

Masks, by David Clay Mettens
performed by Brandon Quarles, alto sax; Audrey on cello; Autumn Selover, harp; Kyle Flens, percussion