Thoughts on this include my oboe, my Suona and/or Vietnamese oboe, possibly my Shenai if I can make another reed…. Soprano Sax, Arduino Drummer and Alto. Not sure I should really carry more than this. Thoughts?
Portland Brew on 12S, Nashville TN
Doors open at 830 and I start around 9pm
Donation of $10-15 covers your beer!
I have been asked to present at Nashville’s new Electronic Music and Synth Group tomorrow night at SAE Nashville. Snacks at 6, presentations at 7 and exploring hardware and visiting till 8pm.
I’ll bring some controller toys and maybe the arduino drummer and kinect for some audience participation. Tech will include arduino, OSC and MIDI.
I am thrilled to have received a composition commission from the Metro Nashville Arts Commission, the Bonnarroo Works Fund and the Community Foundation of Tennessee.
The call submission dictated creating a new work based on one of our many great public art installations in Nashville, TN. I chose Chris Fennell’s Tool Fire, a sculpture made of shovels, picks and other tools used to clean up after our devastating 2010 flood.
I played the sculpture with mallets and a bow, added bowed cross-tuned upright bass and recorded a rainstorm that came through during my work sessions to create Tool Fire Rain.
Link coming soon!