University of Pittsburgh

Music on the Edge

February 22, 2014 - 8:00pm

Music on the Edge has gathered an all-star lineup of performers to present three works by the underappreciated avant-garde composer Burr Van Nostrand. The program takes place on Saturday, February 22, 8 p.m. at Bellefield Hall Auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh Campus.

January 25, 2014 - 8:00pm

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Nick Barnard of MusicWeb International describes Strike Duo members Jeffery Meyer (piano) and Paul Vaillancourt (percussion) as “exceptionally fine players both individually and in tandem.”

January 11, 2014 - 8:00pm

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

“...a virtuosic, tight, beautifully balanced ensemble that also delivers lovely lyrical musical lines.”

October 5, 2013 - 8:00pm

 Music on the Edge opens its 2013–14 season with a double quartet concert featuring Stockholm’s Ensemble Son and New York’s Either/Or. The two contemporary music groups will combine forces to present a concert made entirely of premiere performances.

March 23, 2013 - 8:00pm

Music on the Edge and The Andy Warhol Museum present NOW ENSEMBLE, a dynamic group of performers and composers dedicated to making new chamber music for the 21st century. The groundbreaking composer/performer collective will premiere Patrick Burke and Emily Pinkerton’s Rounder Songs and a new work by Mark Dancigers.

February 16, 2013 - 8:00pm

Music on the Edge and The Andy Warhol Museum are proud to co-present Soprano Haleh Abghari and percussionist Lisa Pegher at The Andy Warhol Museum on Saturday February 16th at 8 p.m.

December 1, 2012 - 8:00pm

The renowned percussion ensemble returns to Pitt performing Eric Moe’s Danger: Giant Frogs, Amy Williams’ Dream Landscape (world premiere), Wayne Peterson’s Trap Drum Fantasy, and John Cage’s Third Construction, One4, Three2, and cComposed Improvisations.

November 18, 2012 - 7:00pm

Music on the Edge kicks off its 2012–13 season with New York’s highly acclaimed contemporary music ensemble, Sequitur. The concert takes place at the University of Pittsburgh’s Bellefield Hall Auditorium on Sunday, November 18 at 7 p.m.

JACK Quartet performed a sold-out concert at the Warhol on Saturday night with a program that included the world premiere of music department faculty member Amy Williams' Richter Textures, a work written for JACK through a commission from the Fromm Foundation.

January 13, 2012 - 4:00pm

Multiple shocks transformed Ken Ueno's life.  The shock of an injury transformed him from a West Point Cadet into a composer.  The shock of hearing Bartok and Stravinsky made him into a composer, but it was the shock of hearing Jimi Hendrix's music that made him into a musician.

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