University of Pittsburgh

Music on the Edge

Contemporary music from outstanding visiting artists

Co-directed by Eric Moe and Mathew Rosenblum, Music on the Edge (MOTE) presents about six concerts each year featuring visiting artists as well as the Music on the Edge Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Roger Zahab. The series is devoted to the performance of contemporary music by professional musicians.

Recent concerts featured International Contemporary Ensemble, Newband and the Harry Partch Instruments, grammy nominated cellist Dave Eggar, and
exciting new ensembles such as JACK Quartet.
Events Calendar.

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Music on the Edge 2013–14

Ensemble Son and Either/Or
The two ensembles explore spatial and temporal relationships with works by Zeena Parkins, Lisa Streich, Keeril Makan, Richard Carrick, and Ivo Nilsson.
Saturday, October 5, 8 p.m.
Bellefield Hall Auditorium

h2 Saxophone Quartet
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum
The critically acclaimed quartet performs music by Amy Williams, Mathew Rosenblum, William Albright, and Bernard Rands.
Saturday, January 11, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum

Strike Duo
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum
Pianist Jeffery Meyer and percussionist Paul Vaillancourt play music by Chen Yi, Brooke Joyce, Marc Mellits, Eric Moe, Mario Davidovsky, and more.
Saturday, January 25, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum

Music of Burr Van Nostrand
Flutist Lindsey Goodman, cellist Dave Eggar, and pianist Eric Moe perform Fantasy Manual for Urban Survival; Anthony Coleman leads the New England Conservatory Chamber Ensemble in Voyage in a White Building 1.
Saturday, February 22, 8 p.m.
Bellefield Hall Auditorium

JACK Quartet
Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum
For their highly anticipated return to Pittsburgh, JACK presents works by John Zorn, Hans Abrahamsen, Morton Feldman, and Witold Lutoslawski.
Saturday, March 1, 8 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum

The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, serves more than 80,000 visitors of all ages per year. Opened in 1994, the museum features extensive permanent collections of art and archives of one of the most influential American artists of the twentieth century. The museum, a primary resource for anyone seeking insights into contemporary art and popular culture, is also an active cultural center that presents contemporary performance through its Sound Series and Off The Wall series.


Tickets are available through the Pitt Repertory Theatre Box Office by calling 412-624-play or visiting Tickets in advance: general admission is $15; students and seniors are $10. At the door: general admission is $20; students and seniors are $15 (no free student tickets at The Warhol). Click the event links above to get ticketing info for each event.

Save with a subscription! General admission subscription is $60; senior and non-Pitt student subscriptions are $40. Pitt students may purchase a special Warhol subscription for $25.

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