Popebama @UMass AMherst

Date: September 6, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm

Popebama travels to UMass Amherst to give a masterclass on saxophone & percussion, with a full evening performance.

Thursday, September 6 @7:30pm
Bezanson Recital Hall
Fine Arts Center
151 Presidents Dr
Amherst, MA 01003
FREE / open to the public

Masterclass 1:10-2:15pm (open to the public) classroom TBA.

July 17, 2018

Explorations Vol. 3 – New Thread Quartet

Date: September 8, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm

Explorations Vol. 3

Tickets coming soon

Our annual Explorations concert returns with Volume 3 of boundary pushing works for saxophone work. This collection of new works by five composers spans a variety of styles, including the use of microtonal scales, spatial staging, multiphonics, polyrhythms and more. The program will feature the premieres of works by Dennis Sullivan, Emily Koh, and Joshua Hyde, plus the New York premiere of works by Karola Obermuller and Joshua Hyde.

Dennis Sullivan – As Above, So Below *2018 commission, world premiere
Joshua Hyde – Bring mir einen Engel zurück *world premiere
Emily Koh – (title TBA) *2018 commission, world premiere
Peter Gilbert – Burned into the Orange
Karola Obermuller – Umdrehungen *revised, world premiere

July 17, 2018