A showcase of 2016/17 repertoire for RCS music students.
Ensemble in residence for the NACUSA conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Repertoire from John Mayrose, Roger Briggs, Tyler Capp, Baljinder Sekhon, Jeff Morris, Lansing McLoskey, Ingrid Stolzel, and Nicholas Omiccioli. A second concert at the conference offered a showcase of 2015/16 ensemble repertoire.
A cross-disciplinary, multi-sensory exploration of a poem from the inside out, with thanks to poet Stephanie Pruitt. Featuring the music of chatterbird musicians Bryan Clark, Paula Van Goes, and Jesse Strauss, along with compositions by Gene Koshinski and Jacob TV.
Celebrated Nashville-based songwriter Brooke Waggoner premiered a commissioned work for chatterbird. Additional repertoire from Jacob TV, Bryan Clark, Ted Hearne, Gene Koshinski, Alex Leach, Daniel Wohl, Logan Castro, and Randy Woolf.. with typewriters, toy pianos, and a bit of Biz Markie.
A sold-out crowd at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center enjoyed the music of chatterbird's Composer in Residence Bryan Clark, along with original music from Jesse Strauss and Alex Leach.
Within a secret coffee shop tucked away in Nashville's Wedgewood Houston neighborhood, we explored the music of Eve Beglarian, Liduino Pitombeira, Bryan Clark, Seth Timbs (of Fluid Ounces), Alex Leach/Jesse Strauss, and Richard Reed Parry... and stethoscopes.