More Details on the Improvisation Summit of Portland of June 8 & 9

From the Creative Music Guild:

Friday Night:
– Cinema Project presents Thirteen Summers (This program features a multi-screen projection performance of footage from filmmaker and naturalist Timothy Treadwell. With live accompaniment by an ensemble curated by Joe Cunningham of Blue Cranes & Tim DuRoche)
Kevin Shields (Eva Aguila)
– Dance & Music: Dawn Stoppiello and Doug Theriault electronics
Sam Coomes & Brian Mumford Duo
– Dance & Music: Linda K. Johnson and Tim DuRoche
– Tim DuRoche & Reconstruction of Light: :The Music of Carei Thomas, with Andrew Durkin, piano; Eugene Lee, saxophones; Jon Shaw, contrabass; Tim DuRoche on drums/little instruments.
– Dance & Music: Richard Decker, Danielle Ross, Jordan Dykstra, and Reed Wallsmith
– Anton Hatwich / John Gross
– Gino Robair leads a large ensemble of musicians and dancers in his opera, I, Norton
Saturday:
– Improvisation and Contemporary Instrumental Techniques workshop with Dr. John C. Savage (flutes, alto saxophone). Dr. Savage will discuss and demonstrate his approach to contemporary improvising. Specific topics will include: circular breathing, multiphonics, vocalizations, and ideas for group interplay. This will be a hands-on workshop, so please feel free to bring an instrument. All instruments welcome!
– Gino Robair percussion workshop
– Workshop on Improvising & Dance w/ Danielle Ross & Christi Denton
– Musician-writer Tim DuRoche moderates a discussion with dance artist Linda K. Johnson, musician Rick Stewart of Smegma, saxophonist and Creative Music Guild co-founder Rich Halley and interdisciplinary dancer-storyteller Susan Banyas about improvisation – its role in their craft, its history over the last few decades in the NW, and how they’ve deployed improvisational strategies to create across disciplines and expand on tradition.
Saturday Night:
– Filmusik presents Un Chien Andalou w/ a live score by an ensemble curated by Nick Bindeman
– Dance & Music: Tracy Broyles & Catherine Lee
– Blue Cranes
– Dance & Music- Tere Mathern, Vanessa Vogel, Jen Hackworth and Marisa Anderson
– The Tenses
– Woolly Mammoth Comes to Dinner
– Thicket
– Grouper
– Dance & Music: Linda Austin, Jin Camou, Ben Kates, Ryan Miller
– Gino Robair
– Dance & Music: Carla Mann and Rich Halley
– The Raven Big Band Buddha Mind Ensemble lead by John Grunfest and Megan Bierman w/ 30+ musicians:

Friday and Saturday:
A sound installation by Stephanie Simek