Newsbits: Chambers / Guitar Comp / Anker / Unsound

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A 10-piano piece from Wendy Mae Chambers will be performed in Miami this weekend.

Spectropol Records has a guitar compilation out (free streaming) that celebrates experimental usage of the instrument.

A watermill that controls electroacoustic instruments is up and running in Newcastle, England.

A recent Anker, Taborn, Cleaver performance from London is reviewed here and here.

New Yorks ongoing Unsound Festival is previewed.

CF2 premieres at the Orlando White House, April 29

From the Central Florida Composers Forum:

The Central Florida Composers Forum will premiere two new works on its April 29 concert at the White House in Orlando: local arts luminary and musical director of La Nouba (Cirque du Soleil) Benoit Glazer‘s Suite Circassienne #6 for brass quintet and percussion quintet and Full Sail University’s Rebekah Todia‘s The Solitary for soprano and piano. Also on the concert will be Rollins College professor of composition Daniel Crozier‘s Winter Aubade, for piano solo and Full Sail University’s Charles Griffin‘s Emergence, for flute quartet, prerecorded audio and video projection.

The concert starts at 7PM. Admission is free, but it is the custom at the White House that attendees bring a beverage or snack to share before, during and after the concert. You are also highly encouraged to donate to the Central Florida Composers Forum via the Paypal Donate button in the right-hand column of this website.

The Program:
Daniel Crozier – Winter Aubade
Piano solo (2009), ca. 11’30”

Benoit Glazer – Suite Circassienne #6
Brass Quintet and Percussion Quintet (2011), ca 30’
In 8 movements:
I. The Town Square, Before the Show
II. Jambette
III. Flea Trapeze
IV. Le BarbierV. Circus Fanfarus
VI. Mara Tan Val
VII. Circa Circus
VIII. Yaygosstov

Charles Griffin – Emergence
Flute quartet, prerecorded audio and video projection (2010), ca. 28′
In 4 movements:
I. Swarms
II. The Brain
III. Artificial Intelligence
IV. Crowds

Rebekah Todia – The Solitary
Soprano and piano (2012)
Text by Madison Julius Cawein (1865 – 1914)