Con Vivo Sunday Recital – New Thread Quartet

Date: September 28, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm

Sun, Sep 28, 2014
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

St. Paul Lutheran Church
440 Hoboken Ave, Jersey City, NJ


NTQ presents a recital of contemporary music on Con Vivo’s 2014 Season, featuring the premiere of Sunstruck, a newly commissioned piece by Ben Hjertmann. Our program will feature Ben’s music alongside other composers we have collaborated with from outside NYC.

Hjertmann: Sunstruck
Djupstrom: Test
Lazcano: Ser
Kalb: Ryden Scenes

August 4, 2014

Livestream chat with composer, Ben Hjertmann

Date: September 21, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm

Sun, Sep 21, 2014
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

New Thread Quartet will be doing a livestream chat with composer Ben Hjertmann. We have been working on a commission project with Ben that is supported by New Music USA.

At the time of the event our livestream will be available at

You are invited to join our discussion by submitting questions/comments via social media!
NTQ on Facebook
@NewThreadQtet on Twitter

Ben has created a new piece for saxophone quartet titled Sunstruck (originally titled Perpetuum Mobile). We will be premiering this stunning new 30-min piece on September 28 in Jersey City. To share the work and preview this concert, NTQ will do a livestream chat with Ben. We’ll discuss the piece, perform sections of it, and take your questions via social media.

September 2, 2014

Sweet Soubrette @ Spike Hill

Date: September 20, 2014
Time: 8:00 pm

Sweet Soubrette’s last show before we lose our beloved violinist Heather to the West Coast! Come out on a Saturday night in September to see Sweet Soubrette in our full glory, brass section and all. Last time we played as the big band, people danced up a storm. The same thing may happen to you.

Sat. Sept 20th @8pm
Spike Hill
184 & 186 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11211


September 3, 2014

New Thread Quartet + IKTUS Duo – Jersey City

Date: September 5, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm

Fri, Sep 5, 2014
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Barrow Mansion
83 Wayne Street, Jersey City, NJ

New Thread is collaborating with Iktus Duo (Chris Graham, percussion and Hristina Blagoeva, flute) to present a double bill concert for Con Vivo Music in Jersey City.

We’ll be performing a classic piece by Caryl Florio, a recent work by Marcelo Lazcano, and two great electroacoustic pieces: Erin Rogers’ new work Mother Earth and Daniel Wohl’sMicrofluctuations in Plainchant.

NTQ Set:
Florio: Quartette
Lazcano: Ser
Rogers: Mother Earth
Wohl: Microfluctuations in Plainchant

August 4, 2014

thingNY + thingamajigs = true love

Date: August 29, 2014


sunday, aug. 24 – friday, aug. 29
Knockdown Center @ 52-19 Flushing Ave, Queens
Chashama @ 1155 Ave of the Americas, New York

thingNY and our West Coast Counterparts in Noisemaking are having a steamy week together, taking over two spaces in two boroughs to try our hand at creating some durational performance art together. We’ll have some photos and video to share with you after this week. If you’re interested in attending our open rehearsal on Friday Aug. 29, send us a

September 2, 2014