Fifth House Ensemble: fresh inc all stars at Constellation

fresh inc all stars showcases new works by the talented up-and-coming composition alumni of Fifth House Ensemble’s Fresh Inc Festival. This innovative annual summer festival brings musicians from around the nation to work closely with members of Fifth House on building careers in music in line with their own unique vision and values in an environment where creation and collaboration take center stage. Fifth House performs works by fresh inc festival alumni from all seasons, entering a variety of sound worlds that are unique to each composer. ProgramJustin Rito – reaching | failingPatrick O’Malley – ChangesWilliam Pearson – Mark J. RalphAlex Temple – Party at the Last ResortEvan Williams – GrimeAnna Meadors – The Space Behind the BreathZach Green – SueAaron Levin – SpringbokkieJohn Dorhauer – Groove HaikuAyanna Woods – BLK GIRL ART Upcoming Performancesfresh inc all stars at UW-ParksideFriday, October 6th 2017, 12:00pmBedford Concert Hall900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI fresh inc all stars at ConstellationSunday, October 8th 2017, 8:30pmConstellation3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL Melissa Snoza – flute Grace Hong – oboeElizandro Garcia-Montoya – clarineParker Nelson – hornEric Heidbreder – bassoonCharlene Kluegel – violinMichael Lieberman – viola Herine Coetzee Koschak – celloEric Snoza – double bass Katherine Petersen – piano “You have to admire more »

World premiere of “Inarritu”

A brand new composition of mine entitled Inarritu premieres this month at the University of California-San Diego! Inarritu is a piece for double bass, flute, and piano that was commissioned by bassist and fellow Fresh Inc. alum Matt Kline. The piece exists in two forms: in one, it is a four movement piece that explores four distinct sound worlds. In the other, it is one uninterrupted piece in which sections of the four original movements have been dissected, juxtaposed, and reassembled into one jumbled postmodern mess. I’m super excited to see what Matt and the other fine musicians do with it, and stay tuned for info on a recording.   Matthew Kline Graduate Recital Saturday, November 22nd, 20148:00 pmCPMC Concert Hall University of California, San Diego free musicweb.ucsd.edu Matt Kline is equally at home as a double bassist, composer and improviser. His music often combines all three of these areas and has provided him a very diverse musical career. As a double bassist, he writes extensively for the instrument using new and original techniques. In 2010, his piece Fragments for solo bass was awarded the grand prize in the International Society of Bassist’s composition competition. Recently, he performed as principal double bassist more »