February 16th with my lovely friend Laura Steenberge at her house in Oakland.
Accordion, Viola da Gamba and Voices
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February 18th Music of Lucie Vítková at Center for New Music, 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco
…nice and bitter… (accordion solo)
Behind the Wall (for ensemble)
Transparent Melody (for ensemble)
With Voice (accordion, harmonica and voice)
Matt Ingalls: clarinet/bass cl., John Ingle: alto sax, Ben Kreith: violin, Tim Perkis: electronics, Lucie Vítková: accordion, harmonica, voice
February 23rd with Bob Marsh, Joe Lasqo and Joe Snape at Berkeley Arts Festival…
With amazing person and versatile artist Bob Marsh, we created a duo of tap dancing accordionists!
During my stay I was invited by my great friend and composer Sivan Eldar to give a talk about percussion in my compositions at the John Adams Young Composer School at Berkeley. I talked about DEKA DANCES, ACCEPT, FRAGILE PATTERNS and SKATING.
February 26th – https://www.facebook.com/CrowdenComposers?hc_location=timeline
February 28th – for the last concert I selected some pieces from my new album Ideas and Techniques. We performed at Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) at Berkeley.
I shared the night with the wonderful Joe Snape and his Tired Music.
You can read about the event here, in short review by Catsynth!