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On Monday, June 16th, 7 PM Gina Izzo, flute & Ian Rosenbaum, percussion feat. Fung Chern Hwei, violin will be performing works by Andy Akiho, Timo Andres, Ted Hearne, David Lang + improv. Hope to see you there!

Somethin’ Jazz Club
212 E 52nd St, New York, NY 10022
$10 Cover
www.ginaizzo.com
www.iandavidrosenbaum.com

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RighteousGIRLS @ Somethin' JazzRighteousGIRLS
Gina Izzo, flute +
Erika Dohi, piano

feat. Vasko Duvoski, clarinet; Fung Chern Hwei, violin; Adam Fisher, cello; Mika Godbole, vibraphone; Peter Kronreif, drums.

Saturday, November 16th 7:00pm
Somethin’ Jazz Club
212 East 52nd Street
NY, NY 10022
$10/$8 students

Flutist Gina Izzo and pianist Erika Dohi will embrace the modern as RighteousGIRLS on Saturday, November 16th 7pm, at the Somethin’ Jazz Club in NYC. RighteousGIRLS will feature classical/contemporary, jazz and electronic artists including Vijay Iyer, Ambrose Akinmusire, Pascal Le Boeuf and a premiere of Dave Molk’s “EDGE” from their upcoming album.

The program also highlights Andy Akiho’s “to wALk Or ruN in wEst harlem,” a challenging, fast paced piece driven by a personal experience Akiho had while walking home alone one night. The piece is scored for Pierrot ensemble with added drum set and vibraphone. Joining the RighteousGIRLS will be Vasko Duvoski, clarinet; Fung Chern Hwei, violin; Adam Fisher, cello; Mika Godbole, vibraphone; Peter Kronreif drums. For more information please visit www.RighteousGIRLS.com.

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Whether revealing the classical nature of their instruments or pushing the boundaries of musical genres, flutists Gina Izzo & Kaori Fujii (AZURE) captivate audiences with their sophisticated style and striking technique. AZURE comes together combining classical and jazz to challenge the boundaries of the repertoire and expand upon the music of our past. The program features works ranging from J.S. Bach’s, The Art of Fugue and Mendelssohn’s Scherzo to jazz arrangements of the Well-Tempered Clavier for two flutes featuring Glenn Zaleski, piano and Jake Goldbas, cajon/percussion.

Preview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adRmIyCUJI

AZURE
Friday, September 6, 7:30pm
Yamaha Piano Salon
689 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
$15/$10 students

www.GinaIzzo.com
www.Kaorifujii.net

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Contemporary works featuring marimba and percussion

Presenting 19 world premieres for marimba and percussion

Percussion and marimba virtuoso Laura Jordan will be joined by guest performers flutist Sarah Carrier, Bang on a Can All Star cellist Ashley Bathgate and the percussion duo NoiseBox to present an evening of premieres and works from the 21st and late 20th centuries.

World premieres:
“Fifteen Minutes of Fame”- New one minute works marimba and flute, co-sponsored by Composer’s Vox Series.
“Certain Dreams Uncertain” for solo marimba by Mark Janello
“Chaos Control: lrotnoC soahC” for solo percussion by Brian Mark

Works by David Lang, Paul Simon, Toru Takemitsu, Minoru Miki, Jacob TV, Tristan Perich, Martin Bresnick, Oswaldo Golijov and many more!

Friday, May 11, 2012
7:30pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W 181st Street
New York, NY 10033

Corner of 181st Street and Fort Washington Avenue (A train)

$20/$10 students*

(646)530-2724
laura@jordanpercussion.com

*suggested donation

www.laurajordanpercussion.com

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The February 26 Le Salon de Musiques’ program, in the Fifth Floor Banquet room at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, will feature Poulenc Flute Sonata With Piano and Arnold Bax Elegiac Trio for Flute, Harp And Viola and Faure Piano Quartet N.1 In C Minor Opus 15 with Steven Vanhauwaert on Piano, Marcia Dickstein on Harp, Pamela Vliek on Flute, Tereza Stanislav on Violin, Victoria Miskolczy on Viola and John Walz on Cello. The performance is accompanied by Champagne, food by Patina and informal conversation introduced by musicologist Julius Reder Carlson. Tickets are $65 and $45 for students (including concert and refreshments) and are available on line at www.LeSalondeMusiques.com or by calling (310) 498-0257.

By removing the stage, Le Salon de Musiques offers a more personal touch to listeners eager to familiarize themselves with Chamber Music. The goal is to bring together an audience of disparate backgrounds…music lovers who believe that this form of melodic artistry brings out the best in humanity.

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Principal Percussionist of the Met Opera Greg Zuber and Flutist Patricia Zuber host a concert at the New York Chamber Music Festival

Sunday, September 18 at 8:00 pm at Symphony Space

Symphony Space, Sharp Theatre
2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
NEARBY SUBWAY STOPS: 1, 2, 3 at 96th St.
Tickets $20; Members, Students, Seniors $15; Day of Show $25
(212) 864-5400

PROGRAM

Greg Zuber, marimba and vibraphone
Patircia Zuber, flute
Denis Bouriakov, flute
Maron Khoury, flute
Bart Feller, flute
Lino Gomez, clarinet
Tomoya Aomori, double bass
Derrick Inouye, conductor

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Milton Babbitt When Shall We Three Meet Again?

Elliot Carter Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux II

Teruyuki Noda Mattinata

William Susman Seven Scenes for Four Flutes (2011) World Premiere

Written at the behest of a commissioning consortium headed by Patricia Zuber

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Flutist Immanuel Davis presents New Classics for the Flute, a diverse, provocative program of new and rarely performed pieces for flute on Monday, April 11, 2011 at 7:30pm at Merkin Concert Hall. New Classics for the Flute features works by Kenji Bunch, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Erwin Schulhoff, Carl Vine and the New York premiere of a piece written especially for Davis and pianist Stephen Gosling by Russian composer Nikolai Kapustin. Cellist Käthe Jarka, bassist Kurt Muroki and violist Daniel Panner complete the evening’s line-up of exceptional musicians.

Merkin Concert Hall is located at 129 West 67th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here: www.kaufman-center.org/merkin-concert-hall. Senior tickets are $15 and Student tickets are $10; both are available for purchase at the Box Office or by calling 212-501-3330.

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Met Opera Musicians: Greg Zuber, Principal Percussion & Patricia Zuber, Flute

Wednesday, March 16, 6:00 p.m.
The Juilliard School, Morse Recital Hall
60 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

FREE

Program

Greg Zuber, Marimba

Patrica Zuber, Flute* and Alto Flute**

*William Susman: Amores Montuños (2008) Commissioned by Greg Zuber

Charles Wourinen: Marimba Variations (2009) Part of a commissioning consortium

**Alejandro Viñao: Formas del Viento (2008) Written at the behest of a commissioning consortium headed by Greg Zuber

Hsueh-Yung Shen: A Well Grounded Fantasy (2007) WORLD PREMIERE Commissioned by Greg Zuber

Preview Susman: Amores Montuños on Youtube

Preview Viñao: Formes del Viento on Youtube

More information on Greg Zuber

More information on Patricia Zuber

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The Xanthos Ensemble

Season Concert

Presented by the Boston University College of Fine Arts

School of Music Department of Composition and Theory

Saturday, November 20th 2010 at 4:00 p.m.

***NOTE AFTERNOON TIME

Boston University
Concert Hall
855 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
Suggested donation is $15, $10 for students and seniors, and the event is free to Boston University faculty, staff, and students.

Arnold Schoenberg, Arr. Anton WebernKammersymphonie No. 1, Op. 9
Daniel Felsenfeld • Insomnia Redux; 4am (Boston premiere)
Geoffrey Gordon • Flamingo (world premiere)
Shulamit Ran • Inscriptions, for solo violin
George Rochberg • Duo Concertante, for violin and cello

Xanthos Ensemble Performers

Zachary Jay, flute
Alexis Lanz, clarinet
Brenda van der Merwe, violin
Katherine Kayaian, cello
Eunyoung Kim, piano
Jeffrey Means, conductor

In 2008, the Xanthos Ensemble joined in a collaboration at Boston University, presented by the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music Department of Composition and Theory. Their concert on November 20th, 2010 will feature the dramatic Kammersymphonie of Arnold Schoenberg, originally written in 1906, but arranged by Webern for piano quintet in 1923. The Xanthos Ensemble’s new composer in residence Geoffrey Gordon’s new work Flamingo will have its world premiere, and Daniel Felsenfeld’s Insomnia Redux; 4am (originally scored for piano solo, now reorchestrated for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano), will receive its Boston premiere, after having received wondrous praise from the New York Times after a recent performance by the Da Capo Chamber Players. Rounding off the program, the performers will present Shulamit Ran’s dynamic solo violin work Inscriptions, and the vivacious Duo Concertante for violin and cello.

Steve Smith of the New York Times has raved about the “virtuoso players” of the Xanthos Ensemble as “copiously skilled and confident” in the face of “undeniably challenging music.” Bruce Hodges of musicweb-international.com recounted their recent New York City performance of Charles Wuorinen’s New York Notes, noting “the ease with which these musicians played this blockbuster was instructive” and “Xanthos seemed to only gain in momentum as the evening progressed.”

Through a combination of internationally recognized repertoire and world premieres of works dedicated to the ensemble, the major focus of the ensemble’s mission is to bring new music to life, written for the ensemble in collaboration with living composers, and to that aim they have premiered dozens of works and have had several newly composed works dedicated to them since the group’s inception in 2005. From 2006 to 2008, they served as Ensemble in Residence at Boston Conservatory.

The Xanthos Ensemble is a non-profit tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization, and all contributions to the organization are fully deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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Ayano Kataoka and Conor Nelson

Flute/percussionist duo Conor Nelson and Ayano Kataoka will close the inaugural season of Music at First on May 28, 2010, at 7:30 pm. This special concert is held in celebration of the release of the Duo’s CD “Breaking Training” (New Focus Recordings). Music at First is a new music series held at First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn through May 2010. First Presbyterian Church is located in Brooklyn Heights at 124 Henry St. Directions are at www.fpcbrooklyn.org. There is a $10 suggested donation at the door with no advance reservations or ticket sales. Contact musicatfirst@gmail.com for more info.

This series, curated by Wil Smith (composer and organist at First Presbyterian), occurs monthly, featuring one performer or ensemble per evening. Smith describes Music at First as “a diverse mix of New York City’s best new music ensembles and performers, accessible to a wide audience of both community members and seasoned new music listeners.” Earlier performers in the series included Threefifty Duo, a “critic’s choice” (Time Out NY) performance by pianist Kathleen Supové, and cellist/vocalist/composer Jody Redhage and her band Fire in July.

Percussionist and marimbist Ayano Kataoka is known for her brilliant and dynamic technique, as well as the unique elegance and artistry she brings to her performances. A versatile performer, she regularly presents music of diverse genres and mediums. Last season, together with cellist Yo-Yo Ma at the American Museum of Natural History, Ms. Kataoka gave a world premiere of Bruce Adolphe’s Self Comes to Mind for cello and two percussionists, based on a text by neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, and featuring interactive video images of brain scans triggered by the live music performance. She also performed Leon Kirchner’s Flutings for Paula with Paula Robison in honor of Mr. Kirchner’s 90th birthday concert at New York’s Miller Theater and at the Gardner Museum in Boston. Kataoka was the first percussionist to be chosen for The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society Two, a three-season residency program for emerging artists offering high-profile performance opportunities.

Praised for his “long-breathed phrases and luscious tone” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Canadian flutist Conor Nelson is established as a leading flutist of his generation. Since his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, he has appeared frequently as soloist and recitalist throughout the United States and abroad. Recent performances include engagements with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the National Repertory Orchestra, the Philharmonia of Yale, the Manhattan School of Music Philharmona, the Stony Brook Symphony, the Oshawa-Durham Symphony Orchestra, the Brevard Repertory Orchestra, the Festival Wind Orchestra, the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra and at the Banff Centre. The only wind player to win the Grand Prize at the WAMSO Young Artist Competition, he recently won first prize at the William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition. In addition, he has received top prizes at the New York Flute Club Young Artist Competition and the Haynes International Flute Competition.

Involved in several exciting commissioning projects for their genre, the Conor and Ayano Duo has performed in Merkin Concert Hall, CAMI Hall, The Tokyo Opera City Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Izumi Hall, and as guest artists for the Ottawa Flute Association in Canada. Their new CD, “Breaking Training”, features works by Dennis DeSantis, Roshanne Etezady, Gareth Farr, Naoko Hishinuma, Chan Ka Nin, and Teruyuki Noda.

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