Body.Space.Time.Sound. @ The Chapel in Seattle
May
11
7:30 PM19:30

Body.Space.Time.Sound. @ The Chapel in Seattle

An Evening in Improvised Sound and Movement
Created and Curated by Alia Swersky and Tom Baker

B.S.T.S - Volume 1: Pairs / Fragments of Time (May 11, 2018)
An evening of scored improvisations consisting of 6 sound/movement pairings exploring the theme of time and duration. Some pairs will perform one piece over a continuous period of time, while others will perform fragmented sections throughout the evening. Artists will also consider where in the space these uneven time frames will take place. Duration and Location are central to each piece, creating an evening of timed environmental compositions.

Performers:

Sound: Tom Baker, Ha-Yang Kim, Amy Denio, James Falzone, Monika Khot, Ebony Miranda

Movement: Alia Swersky, Noelle Chun, Markeith Wiley, Corrie Befort, David Harvey, Tyisha Nedd

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With Bonnie Whiting @ The Chapel in Seattle
Mar
1
8:00 PM20:00

With Bonnie Whiting @ The Chapel in Seattle

  • Chapel Performing Space @ The Good Shepherd Center (map)
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James performs alongside Bonnie Whiting at The Chapel for the 2nd collaboration on an evening of improvisation and new compositions. Included in James' set will be Steve Reich's seminal New York Counterpoint and the premiere of James' newest ensemble, Radix, featuring Robin Holcomb, Ha-Yang Kim, and Paul Kikuchi. Hear James perform NY Counterpoint on his 2014 release. 

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33rd Annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Feb
11
to Feb 17

33rd Annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival

James is part of the curatorial and production team for the 33rd annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival. Included in the line-up will be many local artists and visiting greats Jack Wright and Tomeka Reid, who will also be in residency at Cornish College of the Arts. The festival will happen at venues across the city including Hollow Earth Radio, The Royal Room, Spite House, Vermillion, Cornish College of the Arts, and The Chapel. Visit http://www.waywardmusic.org for details. 

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NUMUS Northwest
Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

NUMUS Northwest

  • Kerry Hall @ Cornish College of the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

James is part of the curatorial and programming team for NUMUS Northwest, a day-long event dedicated to the creation, performance, and experience of new music. 

The Schedule

8:30-9:00 Registration, coffee, & bagels

9:00-9:15 Welcome (PONCHO Hall)

9:30-10:30 New Music Speed Dating (PONCHO Hall)

11:00-11:50 The Other Side of the Inbox: Media perspectives on new music (City Arts Magazine, Second Inversion, KING FM, WFMT)

12:00-12:50 Where the Wild Things Are: The new age of organizations and audiences (Andrew Goldstein)

1:00-2:30 Lunch break

• By appointment: Ask A Fundraiser (Rose Bellini)

• Drop-in: Neal Kosaly-Meyer plays Gradus: for Fux, Tesla and Milo the Wrestler, a piano composition in perpetual progress

2:30-3:30 Afternoon concert: Younge, Arias, Molk, Akiho (PONCHO Hall)

4:00-4:50 Why Are Women Composers stuck talking about being Women Composers? An homage to Pauline Oliveros/Where do we go now? (Lily Shababi)

5:00-5:50 Funders on Funding: 4Culture, the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, and others in discussion with Kevin Clark

6:00-7:30 Dinner break

8:00-9:30 Evening concert: Eaton, Soper, Furrer, Lang, Mazzoli, Triptet (PONCHO Hall)

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