July 6-15, 2016
New York City’s piano-percussion quartet, Yarn/Wire, launches its inaugural institute for new music at Stony Brook University on Long Island. The 10-day program will bring pianists, percussionists, and composers from the US, Canada, and Europe to work with the members of the quartet along with guest composition faculty Kate Soper (Smith College) and Matthew Barnson (SBU). In addition, participants will perform in several concerts featuring masterworks for piano and percussion, as well as music written by Institute participants.
All performances take place in the Staller Center Recital Hall, are free, and open to the public.
July 7, 7:30PM Yarn/Wire performs works by Barnson, Soper, Mincek
July 12, 7:30PM Works by Gutman, Feng, Hebson, Kotik
July 13, 7:30PM Works by Laskey, Sferra, Rogers, Thorvaldsdottir
July 14, 7:30PM Works by Arndorfer, Berio, Chen, Stein
July 15, 7:30PM Works by Crumb, Schwartz, Mincek
2016 Yarn/Wire Institute Participants:
Richard Arndorfer, Brandon Baker, Caitlin Cawley, Howard Chen, Robert Cosgrove, Thomas Feng, Nicole Gutman, Atticus Hebson, Mariam Kaddoura, Kevin Laskey, Gina Lee, Mika Nakamura, Paula Piñero-Quesada, Jeremy Rapaport-Stein, Jacob Rogers, Laura Schwartz, Joseph Sferra, Evangeline Werger, Henry Wilson
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