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Strange Beautiful Music IX

Our next annual music marathon, 'Strange Beautiful Music IX'  will takes place on Saturday September 17, 2016 held at Wasserman Projects.

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Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble
National Parks Commissioning Project

New Music Detroit & friends
Marc Mellits: Escape for marimba & sax (world premiere)
Joseph Schwantner: Two Poems of Agueda Pizarro

Donald Sinta Quartet
music by: Ligeti, Albright, Mellits, Bresnick, Nyman, Maslanka

ÆPEX Contemporary Performance
George Benjamin: At First Light
Pierre Boulez: Notations (in honour of Boulez’s death earlier this year)

Latitude 49
“SHE: the music of female composers”

Tribute: Steve Reich’s 80th
New York Counterpoint, Shannon Orme (clarinet)
Vermont Counterpoint, Ian Ding (marimba)
Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ, with Willo and guests

New Music Detroit
Andrew Harrison: Hum (world premiere) ft. Jamaal May, author and poet
David Lang: are you experienced? ft. Dennis Nulty (DSO Principal Tuba), with narrator and 13-piece chamber orchestra

Willo Collective
ft. Tanner Porter with selections from "The Summer Sinks" 
electronic works for percussion quintet, music by Gold Panda, Caribou, Chrome Sparks, Samaris, Mt. Kimbie

Detroit Bureau of Sound
debut performance of DBS Techno Ensemble, ft. Shara Nova
music by Octave One, Juan Atkins, Omar S, Richie Hawtin, Kevin Saunderson, and other Detroit techno legends, arranged by the ensemble

Earlier Event: December 11
NMD @ Trinosophes
Later Event: November 20