A profile concert of electroacoustic and piano music of Judith Shatin will be performed on Saturday, January 18 – 2:00 PM at Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd Street in Miami, Florida. Presented by Bakehouse Art Complex and the Foundation for Emerging Technologies and Arts, this will be part of the Blue Stage Concert Series at the Bakehouse.

Works to be performed are For the Birds (cello and electronics made from birdsong from Yellowstone), Cherry Blossom and a Wrapped Thing; After Hokusai (clarinet and delicate electronics), Chai Variations on Eliahu HaNavi (a set of eighteen variations for solo piano based on the popular tune often sung at the Jewish Sabbath), Penelope’s Song (viola and electronics made from weaving sounds) and Tape Music∞ (for any number of participants and electronics made from playing with all kinds of tape – such as duct, packing, etc.)

Notes for For the Birds, Cherry Blossom and a Wrapped Thing; After Hokusai, Penelope’s Song and Tape Music∞ can be found at http://judithshatin.com/compositions-electro-acoustic/. More about Chai Variations on Eliahu HaNavi at http://judithshatin.com/chai-variations-on-eliahu-hanavi/.


Composer Judith Shatin

Performers will be Christopher Graham (cello), José Lopez (piano), Aaron Merritt (clarinet) and Laura Wilcox (viola). The performers are students from the New World School of the Arts and Florida International University, conducted by the composer.

Suggested donation for the January 18 event is $10. For more information, call 305-576-2828 or visit http://www.bacfl.org/bacevents.

Ms. Shatin’s Florida visit also includes a talk and masterclasses at the New World School of the Arts on Wednesday, January 15. The talk is open to the public, and will take place from 12-1:00 p.m. in Room 4204. On Thursday, January 16, she will present a colloquium at Florida International University’s FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios space on Lincoln Rd. in South Beach.

Ravello Records has reissued Judith Shatin’s acclaimed CD Piping the Earth – http://www.classicsonline.com/catalogue/product.aspx?pid=1434848. Her music can also be heard on the Innova, Etcetera, Capstone, Centaur, Neuma, New World and Sonora labels. She is currently William R. Kenan Jr. Professor at the University of Virginia, where she founded the Virginia Center for Computer Music. Visit her online at http://www.judithshatin.com.

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