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Call for Musicians The Black House Collective will be hosting its 17th new music workshop in Irvine, California. This workshop will have an electroacoustic/intermedia focus that will take place in the Experimental Media Performance Lab at UC-Irvine. The goal of the Black House Workshops is to create a supportive laboratory for musicians to connect and support each while creating new music. Participation in the workshop is completely free and there is no application fee. Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging. For this workshop we limiting applications to artists currently based in North America. Workshop Details Musicians may... Continue reading
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We're excited to announce the composers and players selected for the Black House Workshop at Oh My Ears! Composers Golnaz Shariatzadeh (Oakland, CA) Victor Baez (NYC) Ben Wylie (Vancouver, BC Elizabeth Sofin (Phoenix, AZ) Musicians Violin- Nicole Parks Violin- Kyra Davies Violin- Jeffrey Young Viola-Celka Ojakangas Viola- Lauren Nelson Bass- Laura Dykes Double bass- Will Yager Flute- Robin Meiksins Oboe- Wendy Grew Clarinet- Ford Fourqurean Saxophones-Russell Thorpe Recorders-Hunter Long Trumpet- Kenken Gordon Percussion-Elizabeth Soflin Percussion- Taylor Long Continue reading
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This call has closed. Thank you to all the applicants! Black House’s 16th new music workshop will be part of the 2019 Oh My Ears festival in Phoenix, Arizona. The goal of the Black House workshops is to create a supportive laboratory for musicians to connect and support each other while creating new music. Participation in the workshop is completely free and there is no application fee. Lodging will be available but participants are responsible for their own travel. This workshop will give musicians attending the Oh My Ears New Music Festival an opportunity to work together premiering newly composed... Continue reading
Thanks to all who made our first California workshop a success. Check out the complete playlist of performances. We're looking forward to our next workshop, which will be part of the OME Festival in Phoenix, AZ in January/February 2019. More details and information on how to apply coming soon! Continue reading
We are excited to announce the 2018 Black House Workshop residents. Workshop Ensemble Violin-Adrianne Pope-guest artist (LA) Viola-Linnea Powell-guest artist (LA) Viola-Zoe Jae (Baltimore, MD) Cello-Dustin Seo(LA) Double Bass-Julian Sandor(LA) Flutes-Daniel Lemer (Pasadena, CA) Oboe-Victoria Lee (Huntington Beach,CA) Recorders-Hunter Long (Costa Mesa, CA) Bassoon-Cody Putman (Castaic, CA) Percussion-Milton Salazar (Ontario, CA) Percussion-Bryan Wysocki (Atlanta, GA) Electric Guitar-Trevor Babb (New Haven, CT) Piano-Mark Micchelli (Irvine, CA) Composers Ruby Fulton (Moscow, ID) John Ivers (Berkeley, CA) Sean McFarland (Baltimore, MD) Mark Micchelli Kyle Rowan (El Cajon, CA) Bryan Wysocki Continue reading
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Call for Musicians The Black House Collective will be hosting its 15th new music workshop in Irvine, California. The goal of the Black House Workshops is to create a supportive laboratory for musicians to connect and support each while creating new music. Our guest artists will be Adrianne Pope and Linnea Powell of Aperture Duo, based in Los Angeles. Participation in the workshop is completely free and there is no application fee. Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging. Workshop Details Musicians may apply as performing or composing residents. All residents will meet for a two-day intensive on... Continue reading
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We are excited to announce our first West Coast workshop. More information coming soon. Continue reading
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Thanks to Jason Charney and the Kiosk Gallery for making this show a success. Continue reading
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We're excited to announce Jason Charney as the 2016 Black House Collective sound art residency at the Kiosk Gallery. ABOUT JASON CHARNEY Jason Charney creates music and sound installations which address the connections among scientific phenomena, sensory perception, and performative gesture. Recent projects include installations at KANEKO (Omaha, NE), Georgia Southern University, and Shaw Center for the Arts (Baton Rouge, LA), as well as musical collaborations with saxophonist Nick Zoulek (Bowling Green, OH), mezzo-soprano Jennifer Beattie (Philadelphia), and Duo d'Entre-Deux (Montréal/Ohio). Jason holds degrees in music theory and composition from the University of Kansas and Bowling Green State University. He... Continue reading
Drawing Down the Moon is an experimental chamber opera and performance installation organized by Black House Collective, featuring composer Hunter Long, visual artist Carmen Moreno, singers Rebecca Woodmass and Sarah Hawkey, and violinist Maya Bennardo. The installation incorporates video projection and live music, dealing with subjects like misconceptions of female mythology, magic, repetition, frailty and the acquisition of power through ritual. Sunday, December 13, 8:00 pm The Luminary, St. Louis, Missouri The Luminary | RSVP on Facebook Continue reading
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Drawing Down the Moon is a preview performance installation featuring composer Hunter Long, visual artist Carmen Moreno and mezzo-soprano Anna Hoard. This performance is an early look at an experimental chamber opera that Long and Moreno will produce later this year at the Luminary in St. Louis. The performance incorporates an installation of video projection and live music, dealing with subjects like misconceptions of female mythology, magic, repetition, frailty and the acquisition of power through ritual. Two twenty-minute performances will take place at 7:30 and 8:30 pm on Thursday, November 12 at La Esquina. Due to the intimate nature of... Continue reading
the universe is no narrow thing, a Black Lab 2015 performance featuring Hunter Long and Ivonne Paredes Continue reading
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We are excited to announce the 2015 Black House Workshop residents. Workshop Ensemble Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (Omaha, NE) - Visiting Artist, Voice Chris Wild ( Chicago, IL) - Visiting Artist, Cello Maya Bennardo (Brooklyn, NY) - Violin Steve Landis* (Kansas City) - Double Bass Molly McLauglin (Kansas City) - Flute Wendy Grew (Kansas City) - Oboe/English Horn Hunter Long* (Kansas City) - Tenor Sax, Recorders Russell Thorpe (Kansas City) - Bari Sax, Bass Clar. Joe Tucker (Brooklyn, NY) - Percussion Ashley Tini (Lawrence, KS) - Percussion Composer Residents Chistoffer Schunk (North Hollywood, CA) Dylan Baker (Kansas City) Ivonne Paredes (Brooklyn,... Continue reading
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We are excited to announce the 2015 Kansas City-Montreal Exchange musicians and composers. Read more about them. Ensemble: Jane Chan, Krisjana Thorsteinson, Molly McLaughlin, Mai Tadokoro, Hunter Long, Jennifer Lachaine. Composers: Emilie Lebel, Juro Kim Feliz, Carmen Vanderveken, Russell Thorpe, Hunter Long. Continue reading
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We are excited to announce the 2015 Black House Collective New Music Workshop and its visiting artists, Chris Wild and Amanda DeBoer Bartlett of Ensemble Dal Niente. 2015 Visiting Artists Chris Wild Cellist and conductor Chris Wild has performed in concert halls throughout North America and Europe and in broadcasts on CTV National News (Canada) and classical radio stations WQXR (New York) and WFMT (Chicago). His debut cello album, Abhanden, is described by New Music Box as "a virtuosic tour-de-force for solo cello ... Wild's approach to the material is soaring, lyrical, and bold ... confirms that Wild is not... Continue reading
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We just returned from the first Robert Rauschenberg SEED Summit at the Rauschenberg Residency on Capitva Island, where we were able to connect with many fellow arts organization founders and administrators. The week was a very special opportunity and we're very thankful to the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation for the grant and all of its hard work in organizing the summit. Continue reading