Eric Cha-Beach (BM ’04, GPD ’05, Percussion) will perform with his ensemble Sō Percussion on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 7:00 pm. The concert will take place at the Smith Theatre, Horowitz Performing Arts Center, in Columbia, Md. The program will feature works by Paul Lansky, Caroline Shaw, John Cage, and Bryce Dessner. The evening is presented by the Candlelight Concert Society.
Adam Rosenblatt (BM ’10, Percussion; KSAS BS ’10, Molecular/Cellular Biology) will perform his one-man multimedia show Godly Chaos as a part of the Charm City Fringe Festival. The four performances will take place on November 4 at 8:45 pm, 5 at 3:15 pm, and 9 and 11 at 7:00 pm. All of the performances will be at 322 North Howard St. in Baltimore, Md. Tickets are $10 and available now.
Devin Gray (BM ’06, Jazz Percussion) recently released an album CloudSounds with his jazz trio. The trio played a show in Brooklyn at James Carney’s Great Konceptions Music Series at Korzo in Brooklyn. In November, Gray travels to Europe with his RelativE ResonancE quartet and trio for a tour there.
Sandbox Percussion – Victor Caccese (BM ’11, Percussion), Terry Sweeney (BM ’13, Percussion), Ian Rosenbaum (BM ’08, Percussion), and Jonathan Allen – kicked off its 2017-18 season with its second annual NYU Sandbox Percussion Seminar on Sunday, July 30. Participants from all over the world studied, rehearsed, and performed 10 different percussion quartets all written in the past 5 years, with the exception of Steve Reich’s masterpiece, Drumming: Part 1 from 1971.
Preparatory student Nate Delivuk and Preparatory Wind Band Conductor Karen Seward (BM ’01, Music Education; PC ’01, Percussion) spent three weeks on a tour of Europe with American Music Abroad Gold Tour 2017. The young musicians traveled Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, and Germany.