"Broken Shields & Hammered Vowels"- New Music for Voice and Percussion
Date: Monday, November 6th, 2017
Time: 12:30 pm
Duration: 1 hour
Sponsored by: Music Dept
Contact: Beth Pohl, firstname.lastname@example.org, 363-2366
Percussionists Jennifer Torrence (Norway) and Bonnie Whiting (Seattle) join Jessica Aszodi (Chicago) in an afternoon of new music for voice and percussion.
The program features Assistant Professor of Music Yvonne Wu's Four Poems of Li-Young Lee, Paula Matthusen's The old language is the old language, with its lance and greaves, broken shields and hammered vowels for crash cymbals, resonant feedback, and singing, Bethany Younge's Yappy Pace for small electronic toys, DIY electronics, and speaking percussionists, and John Holland’s theatrical “Solo” for soprano.