Music in the Fault Zone at Mills College, April 21-24

Source: Mills Performing Arts.

A four-day festival of concerts celebrating the Music Department’s extraordinary musical legacy and bringing together musical luminaries from Mills’ past, present and future includes work by: Pauline Oliveros, John Cage, Lou Harrison, Daniel Schmidt, Darius Milhaud, Roscoe Mitchell, Robert Ashley, Anthony Braxton, Terry Riley, Henry Cowell, Steed Cowart, and more.

April 21

4:00 PM PDT
Marilyn McArthur Holland Theater, Lisser Hall
IONE, with ANNE HEGE, BRENDA HUTCHINSON, & JENNIFER WILSEY perform IONE’s PAULINE DREAMS, A sonic DREAM Mandala, Video Montage by NORMAN LOWREY and Pauline Oliveros’s Worldwide Tuning Meditation & Sounds from Childhood
SAARISELKA (MARIELLE V. JAKOBSONS & CHUCK JOHNSON)
GAMELAN ENCINAL performs John Cage’s Haikai and Daniel Schmidt’s Snowlight
LAS SUCIAS (ALEXANDRA BUSHMAN & DANISHTA RIVERO)

8:00 PM PDT
Littlefield Concert Hall, Music Building
NICOLE PAIEMENT conducts Darius Milhaud’s La création du monde & L’homme et son désir
SARAH CAHILL & KATE STENBERG perform Roscoe Mitchell’s Cards in 3D Colors (World Premiere)
STEED COWART conducts Roscoe Mitchell’s Distant Radio Tranmission & Sustain and Run. ROSCOE MITCHELL, soloist

April 22

4:00 PM PDT
Marilyn McArthur Holland Theater, Lisser Hall
PAUL DEMARINIS, with LAETITIA SONAMI, JOHN BISCHOFF, JAMES FEI, CHRIS BROWN, & HANS W. KOCH perform Robert Ashley’s In Sara, Mencken, Christ, and Beethoven There Were Men and Women
ZACHARY JAMES WATKINS
LARRY POLANSKY, with JENNIFER WILSEY

8:00 PM PDT
Littlefield Concert Hall, Music Building
FRED FRITH, with ZEENA PARKINS
JOHN BISCHOFF
ALVIN CURRAN
DAVID ROSENBOOM, JAMES FEI, & WILLIAM WINANT

April 23

4:00 PM PDT
Marilyn McArthur Holland Theater, Lisser Hall
ANNEA LOCKWOOD with SARAH CAHILL, BRENDA HUTCHINSON, LAETITIA SONAMI, & PAMELA Z
IMA (NAVA DUNKELMAN & AMMA ATERIA)
LAETITIA SONAMI & ZEENA PARKINS
ECLIPSE QUARTET perform’s Terry Riley’s “Good Medicine” from Salomé Dances for Peace

8:00 PM PDT
Littlefield Concert Hall, Music Building
MAGGI PAYNE
CHRIS BROWN
JAMES FEI
JOËLLE LÉANDRE & WILLIAM WINANT

APRIL 24
4:00 PM PDT
Marilyn McArthur Holland Theater, Lisser Hall
NALINI GHUMAN & PAUL FLIGHT perform songs by HENRY COWELL
SALLY DECKER & BRENDAN GLASSON
COMPANY STYLE IMPROVISATION, with CHRIS BROWN, ZEENA PARKINS, FRED FRITH, KRISTIAN DAHLBOM, EVELYN DAVIS, NAVA DUNKELMAN, GABBY FLUKE-MOGUL, JORDAN GLENN, JOHN IVERS, KEVIN ROBINSON, SUDHU TEWARI, THERESA WONG

8:00 PM PDT
Littlefield Concert Hall, Music Building
DAVID ROSENBOOM
SARAH DAVACHI
ZEENA PARKINS, JOHN BISCHOFF & WILLIAM WINANT perform a trio by David Behrman
WILLIAM WINANT PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE performs John Cage/Lou Harrison’s Double Music, Lou Harrison’s Solo to Anthony Cirone, and work by Steed Cowart.