TRANSIT LogoOn Saturday, May 25, Sunday May 26 and Monday May 27, 2013 (8pm, each night) the Brooklyn-based new music collective TRANSIT builds on its acclaimed DoubleBill Series by presenting the first-ever DoubleBill Festival, a three-day, three-concert exploration of music by composers from around the world alongside new music from New York City.

Each day of the festival highlights a different country and is presented at a different venue; May 25 features new works from Denmark and is presented at the Actors Fund Art Center in Brooklyn; May 26 features new works from Australia and is presented at The DiMenna Center in Manhattan; and May 27 is The Netherlands, in the form of a solo recital by special guest artist, pianist Vicky Chow, presented at The Church of the Advent Hope in Manhattan.

Saturday, May 25 NEW YORK and DENMARK:
Music from emerging New York and Danish composers
The Actors Fund Art Center, Brooklyn

NEW YORK:
Ryan Carter: Headless Monkey Attack (2011)
Sean Friar: Scale 9 (2009)
Ryan Brown: Under Sleep (2011)
DENMARK:
Carsten Bo Eriksen: Cognito *
Ejnar Kanding: Texture I *
Rasmus Zwicki: chiasm (2007)

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Sunday, May 26 NEW YORK and AUSTRALIA 
Music from emerging New York and Australian composers
The DiMenna Center, Manhattan

NEW YORK:
Pat Muchmore: |D@L!/\/\P$3S7 ζf(f(2))  (2011)
Matthew Welch: Ulrikke (2008)
Angelica Negron:  What I’m Trying to Say Is… (2009)
AUSTRALIA:
Tim Hansen:  Kokain, Champagner und Beruhigungsmittel* (2013)
William Gardiner: Onliving* (2009)
Julian Day: Beginning to Collapse* (2013)

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Monday, May 27  NEW YORK and THE NETHERLANDS
 Music from emerging New York and Dutch composers
with special guest, pianist VICKY CHOW
The Church of the Advent Hope, Manhattan

NEW YORK:
Christopher Cerrone: Hoyt-Schermerhorn (2010)
Jacob Cooper: Clifton Gates (2011)
Daniel Wohl: Aorta (2010)
THE NETHERLANDS:
Kate Moore: The Body Is An Ear (2012)
Mayke Nas - Digit #2 (2003)
Peter Adriaansz – Wave 3 (2007)

* world premieres

TRANSIT founding member and pianist David Friend explains, “TRANSIT is thrilled to heighten the impact of our DoubleBill project with this three-day festival.  It’s a great way to expand our mission of bringing New Yorkers the sounds of the latest new music from around the world — and we feel that the DoubleBill Festival slate of music from Denmark, Australia, The Netherlands and New York offers a unique and engaging opportunity for NYC new music audiences.”
All tickets are $12/$10 for students, cash only, at the door.  There are no advance sales.
Join the event on Facebook, and vist www.transitnewmusic.com to learn more.

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