University of Pittsburgh

IonSound Project

March 16, 2014 - 7:00pm

IonSound Project’s spring residency concert at Pitt will include a wide array of music from Arvo Pärt’s meditative Spiegel im Spiegel to the pop sensibilities of Telephone Book by Michael Torke. The program also includes Berio’s virtuosic Sequenza VIII for solo violin, John Mackey’s Breakdown Tango, and Jonathan Kolm’s Trio for Clarinet, Cello, Piano.

November 10, 2013 - 7:00pm

IonSound Project presents Eyes on Sound, a concert featuring live painting by artist Joseph Dermody. The program includes

Sergei Prokofiev's Visions Fugitives

Gilda Lyons's Chrysalis

Karol Szymanowski's Mythes

Department of Music Ensemble-in-Residence IonSound Project always has a busy March at Pitt and this March is busier than ever. The group’s next concert is the second installment of CreatION Sound, a yearlong project exploring the interface between music and technology for which they received a Spark Award.

April 17, 2013 - 8:00pm

Roger Zahab leads the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Gustav Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 1. The program will also feature new works by composition students Stephanie Kay Mangold, Yingzhen Han, and Forrest Guilfoile.

March 18, 2013 - 8:00pm

IonSound Project, Department of Music Ensemble-in-Residence performs new music by Pitt's Graduate Student Composers. The program will include works for solo piano by Matt Aelmore (Folding) and Ramteen Sazegari (Glitch), Aaron Brooks’s Tunes, Half Dreamt/Lullaby/Mantra (violin and piano), and Jonghee Kang’s Re: (solo cello).

March 9, 2013 - 7:00pm

The second installment of CreatION Sound, Android Ballet, will showcase Separate Self, a new collaborative work by Garth Zeglin and Philip Thompson comprising Zeglin’s robotic/kinetic fabric sculpture and Thompson’s original composition. IonSound commissioned Separate Self with the support of a Spark Award from the Sprout Fund.

October 14, 2012 - 7:30pm

IonSound Project's 2012–13, “CreatION Sound: Music and Art for Humans and Robots,” presents dramatic and highly original collaborations between IonSound and two of Pittsburgh’s leading robotic artists. The first concert, Technologically Sound, will feature original work by artist Jeremy Boyle.

April 16, 2012 - 8:00pm

IonSound Project, Pitt's Ensemble in Residence, performs new compositions by Pitt graduate composers Aaron Brooks, Chris Capizzi, Bomi Jang, Charles Lwanga, Sookyung Sul, and Jeremy Woodruff.

March 25, 2012 - 7:00pm

IonSound Project  and guest composer/performer Emily Pinkerton play super-charged avant-pop.

November 20, 2011 - 7:00pm

Sight meets sound in IonSound Project's second program of the season, “From the Mundane to the Macabre.”  Packed with world premieres, this concert represents the first installment of IonSound’s Leaving a Legacy project--a fundraising initiative to finance new compositions.

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