University of Pittsburgh

Music on the Edge

October 18, 2015 - 3:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Symposium II includes presentations by Music from China, and Huang Ruo and Eric Moe discussing their compositions.

Symposium#2 Schedule:

10am: Music from China with Eric Moe (composer)

October 17, 2015 - 8:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Concert II features Music from China performing recently commissioned works by Chen Yi, Eric Moe, Huang Ruo and Wang Guowei. The program features new music for Chinese instruments alone—erhu, pipa, zheng, dizi—or together with cello and percussion.

October 17, 2015 - 3:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Symposium I will include Naomi Sato (sho) and Naoko Kikuchi (koto) demonstrating their instruments’ uses in traditional and contemporary music, and composer Gene Coleman and video artist Adam Vidiksis discussing the Systole project.

Symposium #1 Schedule:

October 16, 2015 - 8:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Concert 1 features Ensemble N_JP performing works by Amy Williams and Toshi Hosokawa, traditional pieces for sho and koto, and the premiere of Systole, a music and video collaboration by Gene Coleman and Adam Vidiksis.

The New York premiere of Mathew Rosenblum’s Falling received critical acclaim in The New York Times and New York Classical Review.  The New York New Music Ensemble performed Falling in a concert honoring the late composer Lee Hyla, a close friend of Rosenblum’s.

On Sunday night at the Warhol, Mathew Rosenblum's Ostatnia Runda (for amplified string quartet and six percussionists) brought the Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival to a resouding conclusion. From February 27–March 1, audeinces packed venues at Pitt and the Warhol for three concerts and two symposia that explored the full range of what has become known as microtonal music.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has published an extensive feature on this weekend's Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival in their Weeknd Magazine. According to the P-G's Liz Bloom,

October 3, 2014 - 4:30pm

Andrew Rindfleisch will discuss his recent compostions on Friday, October 3 at 4:30 p.m. in the Music Building (Room 132). Rindfleisch’s music  will be prominently featured by Meridian Arts Ensemble when they perform at Bellefield Hall that evening as part of the Music on the Edge series.

March 1, 2015 - 10:00pm


Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum Friday, February 27-Sunday, March 1. View the complete schedule.

January 31, 2015 - 8:00pm

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

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