Performers Tonights program will feature Mark DeJong and Aaron Young performing new music composed for this concert presentation. Saxophonist Mark DeJong is a dynamic and versatile musician. Well-known across western Canada, he is equally at home in various settings with such diverse activities as touring to Panama/Cuba with the Shuffle Demons as well as […]
Performers Join composer Mark Limacher as he plays and discusses some of his musical aphorisms during this epoch of continued catastrophe and descent into madness. He is pleased to be joined by special guest, Jiajia Li on flute.
Performers Ben Lahring will be presenting a set of recent compositions for solo classical guitar as part of the New Music Series at the Asylum for Art. Ben’s own compositions range from programmatic to minimilistic timbral explorations and will be paired with pieces by fellow Canadian composers William Beauvais and Tova […]
Performers Lorna MacLachlan has been writing, arranging, performing and teaching in and around the Calgary area for over 30 years. After completing a graduate degree in Composition and theory she embarked on a career as a composer providing award winning original music for Theatre, Dance and National media companies (CBC, Access […]
Performers Performed by Nia Devetzis and Jiajia Li This piece was composed influenced by alcides lanza’s creative processes in plectros IV (1974-I) and ontem (1991-I). Like plectros IV, acrostic takes place at an imaginary antique shop. The percussionist enters the shop and begins to interact with the instruments (antiques). The […]
Performers I arrived in Calgary 5 years ago, in January 2017. These 5 years have revolutionized me in a way I never imagined. I have gone through many emotional, physical and mental challenges, which have given me a new life perspective. Now more than ever, I know that dreams can […]