Because of the weather, the performance will be remote on the NowNetArts Performance Venue on vimeo. A watch party will happen at the Harvestworks Art and Technology House in Building 10a, Nolan Park, Governors Island.
A post-concert discussion in Zoom was added for anyone that would like to join in. This can be accessed by clicking the button at the bottom of the venue page labeled “Click Here To Enter Zoom Post-Concert Discussion”.
“Synthesis Series” is a collection of solo, chamber, and large ensemble pieces on contemplative concepts of networked synchrony across realities, transformation of distance, and synthesis activation for healing and transcendence. This concert will feature works from the series titled “Sound in Peace”, “Interpolation Space”, and “Isomorphic Now”.
Supported by the City Artist Corps Grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre.
Date: October 16, 2021. Time: 3:30 pm @ The Workings of Media [art and artists]
Location: Outdoor/Indoor at the Harvestworks Art and Technology Building 10a, Nolan Park, Governors Island
Sarah Weaver, Ph.D. is a New York-based contemporary composer, conductor, technologist, educator, and researcher working internationally as a specialist in large ensemble and network arts. Her work innovates contemplative concepts on network, synchrony, synthesis, and interconnection for artistic and social purpose. Weaver has composed solo, chamber, and large ensemble works for groundbreaking musicians for twenty-five years, integrating influences of classical, jazz, world, contemplative, electronic music, and individual music languages of performers. She is an innovator in network arts advancing live performance via the internet by musicians and artists in different geographic locations. Weaver is the Director of NowNet Arts and Sarah Weaver Ensemble, Executive Director of JackTrip Foundation, Editor of the Journal of Network Music and Arts (JONMA), and Faculty of The New School College of Performing Arts. Website: www.sarahweaver.org
Sarah Weaver Ensemble the primary performing group for her solo, chamber, and large ensemble works. The work incorporates a spectrum of notation (staff, graphics, text), structures for improvisation, a hybrid approach of gesture with Soundpainting and original gestures, and materials written for the individual languages of the musicians. The ensemble has performed at contemporary venues across New York including The Stone, Experimental Intermedia, Roulette, The Cell Theatre, Symphony Space, Iridium Jazz Club, Austrian Cultural Forum, and others. The ensemble recently released a compilation double album “Synchrony: Music of Sarah Weaver and Collaborations (2011-2019)” on the SyncSource Label. Website: https://www.sarahweaver.org/#/ensembles/
Performers: Yoon Sun Choi (voice), Robert Dick (flute), Jane Ira Bloom (soprano saxophone), Marty Ehrlich (saxophone), Jen Baker (trombone), David Taylor (bass trombone), Sarah Weaver (electronics).
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