Popebama // virtual residency @CCI

Date: June 17, 2020

Popebama takes residency as part of the Collaborative Composition Initiative (CCI)

Popebama joins Unheard-of//Ensemble and composition faculty for the Collaborative Composition Initiative at Stony Brook University. As part of CCI’s intensive 5 day workshop from June 15-19th, 2020, Popebama will give a Q&A session followed by an evening performance via Zoom virtual meeting software:

June 17, 2020 // 5pm
Q&A – for CCI participants only

June 17, 2020 // 7pm
Concert performance by Popebama – for CCI participants only
Links will be provided.

Program: new works written for Popebama
Wing by Rick Burkhardt
edgewise by Kittie Cooper

Each of the twelve composer participants selected will workshop and premiere a new work written for Unheard-of//Ensemble. A typical day consists of composition lessons or open workshop rehearsals in the morning. Afternoon seminars focus on a wide variety of topics (fundraising, practical electronics in new music, performance and politicization in composition, graphic scores and notation), along with workshopping and group collaborations between composer participants. Each night features a concert by Unheard-of, faculty, and guests performing 21st century works alongside composer workshop premieres. All composer participants will receive audio and video recording of their work at the end of the festival.

More info on CCI HERE

May 30, 2020

CANCELLED – Guest Composer // Nief-Norf Summer Festival

Date: June 15, 2020

Thrilled to be on the composition faculty for the Nief-Norf Summer Music Festival from June 15-21!

Deadline for applications is Mar 15 – apply HERE

June 15-21, 2020
Nief-Norf Summer Festival
Natalie L. Haslam Center
University of Tennessee
1741 Volunteer Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37916

January 19, 2020

CANCELLED – Carlos Cordeiro + Roberta Michel perform “Tadpoles” // New Orleans

Date: May 21, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm

nienteForte presents yes::no (Carlos Cordeiro, cl + Roberta Michel, fl), performing The Secret Lives of Tadpoles at Hotel Peter and Paul.

May 21, 2020 // 7:30pm
Hotel Peter and Paul
2317 Burgundy St,
New Orleans, LA 70117

More info:

January 19, 2020

Popebama Live on “The Current” – Charlotte, NC

Date: May 19, 2020
Time: 8:00 pm

Popebama is thrilled to perform as part of
“The Current: Classical to Contemporary & Beyond”
Tuesday, May 19 @ 8pm EST

What started out as an open mic show for classical to contemporary music, turned into a weekly curated event, featuring top local to national performers and putting Charlotte on the map for genre-crossing talent.
Created and hosted by composer, vocalist, & multi-instrumentalist Elizabeth Kowalski “The Current” spotlights local to nationally recognized musicians & composers. It is a fantastic opportunity for performers & audience members to interact with each other during the quarantine. Audience participation via Q&A and live chat are encourages.

Four Ways to Watch:
1) CNM’s website: charlottenewmusic.org
2) YouTube Live: youtube.com/c/charlottenewmusic
3) Facebook Live: facebook.com/CharlotteNewMusic
4) Want to be in the live ZOOM audience? Click button for tix below!

Who’s on the bill:
Andy Kozar & Corrine Byrne, John Shaughnessy, Popebama Duo, Michael Harrison.

Please consider donating to help out the full-time performers who have been out of work going on weeks already. 89.9 WDAV Classical Public Radio has committed to donating $50 each month to the artists presented on The Current.

May 26, 2020

Open Improvisations: ONLINE edition

Date: May 17, 2020
Time: 9:00 pm
May 26, 2020