Current Events

December 3, 2016, 8pm
With Gamelan Galak Tika
New work for percussion solo with gamelan by Sam Schmetterer


November 4-5, 2016
Newburyport Chamber Music Festival
New work by Adam Sliverman: The Voyage of Captain Nichols for string trio and percussion (World Premiere)
Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport, MA

Nov 4, Panel Discussion 6-8pm
Nov 5, Performance 7:30pm


August 6, 2016 8pm
John Adams’ Harmonielehre
with the Boston Symphony @Tanglewood


August 6, 2016 2:30pm
Boston University Tanglewood Institute
50th Anniversary Gala concert
Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood
featuring Nico Muhly’s Pulses, Cycles, Clouds, for 10 percussionists and 10 composers
Performed by BUTI students plus special guest alumni percussionists: Tim Genis, Dan Bauch, Kyle Brightwell, Jonathan Bisesi, and Matthew Strauss


July 28, 2016 6pm
Boston University Tanglewood Institute
Percussion Ensemble concert
West Street Theater
45 West St. Lenox, MA
Celebrating BUTI’s 50th Anniversary with SEVEN new works written for the event by BUTI alumni:
Nico Muhly, Hiroya Miura, Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum, Missy Mazzoli, Greg Spears, and Josiah Oberholtzer


June 12, 2016 3pm
John Luther Adams’s Inuksuit
At the Arnold Arboretum
Jamaica Plain, MA


April 29, 2016 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
The Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St
featuring works by Andy Vores, Christian Wolff, John Bergamo, Johanna Beyer, Glenn Kotche, and Henry Cowell


April 1, 2016 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
132 Ipswich St.
featuring works by Nancy Zeltsman, Erik Satie, Joseph Celli, Evan Ziporyn, and Sean Friar 


March 11, 2016 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
132 Ipswich St.
featuring two complete American Songbooks by George Crumb (River of Life and Journey Beyond Time


January 9, 2016 4pm
The first ever Southeast Massachusetts District Percussion Ensemble
as part of the SE Mass Districts Festival
Duxbury High School
featuring works by Joanna Beyer, John Bergamo, Brett Deitz, and David Little



2015

December 3, 2015 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
132 Ipswich St.
featuring works by James Norman, Dan Levitan, Fredrick Andersson, Judd Greenstein, Steven Mackey, Dan Knipple, and Koos Terpstra


November 17, 2015 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
132 Ipswich St.
featuring the Boston Premiere of Bell Music, by Gunther Schuller, in honor of his memory 
plus works by Elliott Carter, JS Bach, Donald Martino, John Luther Adams, Justin Casinghino, Suzanne Farrin, and Nomi Epstein


November 9, 2015 8pm
Boston University Percussion Ensemble (BUPE)
The BU Concert Hall
855 Commonwealth Ave.
featuring the music of John Cage: Imaginary Landscapes No. 2 and No. 3, Six, One4, Living Room Music, and Third Construction. 


October 3, 2015 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
The Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St
works by Po-Chun Wang, Ramon Castillo, Steve Reich, Christopher Rouse, David Little, and Toru Takemitsu



August 28, 29, 30, 2015

Line C3 and Glank at Shapeshifter Lab
18 Whitwell Pl. (Gowanus/Park Slope)
Brooklyn, NY
646-820-9452

Line C3 – Haruka Fujii, John Ostrowski, Sam Solomon, and Chris Thompson, are thrilled to invite you August 28th, 29th, and 30th to the Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn for the World Premiere of Sean Friar’s brand new work Four Streets, written specifically for Line C3.

Four Streets laces a battery of contemporary percussion instruments with the unusual sounds of European street performers, inspired heavily by the “deranged one-man band” from Rome who goes by Birdman.

Friday August 28th: 7:30 PM
Saturday August 29th: 7:30 PM
Sunday August 30th: 2 PM

Click Here to buy tickets!


July 30, 2015, 6pm
Boston University Tanglewood Institute Percussion Ensemble
West Street Theater
45 West Street, Lenox, MA
works by Justin Casinghino, Brett Abigana, Jennifer Higdon, Owen Clayton Condon, Chris Gendall, and Christian Wolff  


April 30, 2015, 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
works by Frank Zappa, Cornelius Cardew, John Bergamo, Peyton MacDonald, Adam Silverman, and Baljinder Sekhon 


March 30, 2015, 8pm
BUPE
The Boston University Percussion Ensemble
a concert of premieres in collaboration with the Boston Composers Coalition
works by Justin Casinghino, Brett Abigana, Heather Gilligan, Jeremy van Buskirk, PoChun Wang, and Ramon Castillo.


January 30, 2015 8pm
Yesaroun’ Duo
Yesaroun’ reunion — first full Yesaroun’ show in nearly 10 years!
Boston Conservatory’s new 132 Ipswich St. building
Featuring:
WATT by Ken Ueno (check out our recording here)
Saxophon by Karlheinz Stockhausen (check out our recording here)
The Black Page #1 by Frank Zappa
Musique pour L’ange
by Alexander Voustine
plus works by Justin Barish and Michael Early



2014

February 6, 2014, 8pm

Boston Conservatory New Music Festival
celebrating composer Louis Andreissen
featuring Zilver and Bells for Haarlem, directed and conducted by SZS
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St, Boston 


March 25, 2014, 8pm
BUPE
The Boston University Percussion Ensemble
featuring works by Sean Friar, Jared Soldiviero, Vladimir Tosic, Ryan Streber, Giacinto Scelsi, and Chris Gendall 
BU Concerto Hall
855 Commonwealth Ave, Boston 


April 24, 25, and 26 2014
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra 
world premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis’ Viola Concerto
Paul Neubauer, viola soloist


May 1, 2014, 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
with works by Ivan Trevino, Peyton MacDonald, John Cage, Mario Davidovsky, and Bob Becker
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St, Boston 


May 20, 2014, 6pm
class and performance for the South Shore Conservatory Day of Percussion
Hingham, MA


June 8, 9, 11, 13, and 14
Concerts with the Amici New York Chamber Orchestra
as part of the OK Mozart Festival, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
featuring Mahler 1, Beethoven 9, and Mozart’s Magic Flute


July 23, 2014, 6pm
BUTI Percussion Ensemble
featuring works by Christopher Rouse, Toru Takemitsu, Astor Piazzola, Eric Moe, Earl Brown, Henry Cowell, and Peyton MacDonald
West Street Theater
45 West Street, Lenox, MA 


October 2, 2014, 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of “Inkscape” by Lei Liang, with pianist Yukiko Takagi
plus works by James Tenney, Guo Wenjing, and Toru Takemitsu
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St, Boston 


November 17, 2014, 8pm
BUPE
The Boston University Percussion Ensemble
Novelty and Theater
featuring works by Vinko Globokar, G.H. Green, Ann Southam, David T. Little, Thierry deMey, and Carl Schimmel 
BU Concerto Hall
855 Commonwealth Ave, Boston 


November 22, 2014, 8pm
Boston Conservatory New Music Festival
featuring Karola Obermueller’s “Nothing Fat, Nothing Sweet”
Seully Hal
8 The Fenway, Boston 



2013

Events 2014

February 6, 2014, 8pm
Boston Conservatory New Music Festival
celebrating composer Louis Andreissen
featuring Zilver and Bells for Haarlem, directed and conducted by SZS
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St, Boston 


March 25, 2014, 8pm
BUPE
The Boston University Percussion Ensemble
featuring works by Sean Friar, Jared Soldiviero, Vladimir Tosic, Ryan Streber, Giacinto Scelsi, and Chris Gendall 
BU Concerto Hall
855 Commonwealth Ave, Boston 


April 24, 25, and 26 2014
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra 
world premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis’ Viola Concerto
Paul Neubauer, viola soloist


May 1, 2014, 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
with works by Ivan Trevino, Peyton MacDonald, John Cage, Mario Davidovsky, and Bob Becker
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St, Boston 


May 20, 2014, 6pm
class and performance for the South Shore Conservatory Day of Percussion
Hingham, MA


June 8, 9, 11, 13, and 14
Concerts with the Amici New York Chamber Orchestra
as part of the OK Mozart Festival, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
featuring Mahler 1, Beethoven 9, and Mozart’s Magic Flute


July 23, 2014, 6pm
BUTI Percussion Ensemble
featuring works by Christopher Rouse, Toru Takemitsu, Astor Piazzola, Eric Moe, Earl Brown, Henry Cowell, and Peyton MacDonald
West Street Theater
45 West Street, Lenox, MA 


October 2, 2014, 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of “Inkscape” by Lei Liang, with pianist Yukiko Takagi
plus works by James Tenney, Guo Wenjing, and Toru Takemitsu
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St, Boston 


November 17, 2014, 8pm
BUPE
The Boston University Percussion Ensemble
Novelty and Theater
featuring works by Vinko Globokar, G.H. Green, Ann Southam, David T. Little, Thierry deMey, and Carl Schimmel 
BU Concerto Hall
855 Commonwealth Ave, Boston 


November 22, 2014, 8pm
Boston Conservatory New Music Festival
featuring Karola Obermueller’s “Nothing Fat, Nothing Sweet”
Seully Hal
8 The Fenway, Boston 



Events 2013

March 22, 2013, 8pm
Boston University Percussion Ensemble
“Then and Now”
featuring works by John Cage, Travis Alford, Lou Harrison, Johanna Beyer, and Elliott Carter
BU Concerto Hall
855 Commonwealth Ave, Boston 


April 15, 2013, 5:30pm
lecture for the composers at Juilliard


April 27, 2013, 12pm
SZS Mini Recital
featuring solo works by Nico Muhly, Michael Early, Marcos Balter, and Judd Greenstein
at the Boston Conservatory
1260 Boylston St. Studios


May 2, 2013, 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
with works by Edgard Varese, Ivan Trevino, Sofia Gubaidulina, Claude Vivier, and Adam Silverman
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St, Boston 


June 9, 11, 13, 14, and 15
Concerts with the Amici New York Chamber Orchestra
as part of the OK Mozart Festival, Bartlesville, Oklahoma


July 24, 2013, 6pm
BUTI Percussion Ensemble
featuring works by John Cage, Lou Harrison, Judd Greenstein, Chris Crockarell, and Thomas Gauger
West Street Theater
45 West Street, Lenox, MA 


August 9, 2013, 6pm
Boston Symphony Prelude Concert
featuring chamber works for percussion and cello by Alfred Schnittke, Oswaldo Golijov, Joseph Celli, and Tan Dun
Ozawa Hall
Tanglewood, Lenox, MA 


October 3, 4, 5, and 8, 2013
Concerts with the Boston Symphony


October 4, 2013, 8pm
Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
with works by Emmanuel Sejourne, John Cage, Steve Reich, Elliot Cole, Lou Harrison, and Baljinder Sekhon
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway St, Boston 


October 30, 2013, 5pm
lecture for the composers at Boston Conservatory


November 11, 2013, 8pm
Boston University Percussion Ensemble
“Percussion Works by Female Composers”
featuring works by Joan Tower, Jane Stanley, Barbara White, and Caroline Shaw
BU Concerto Hall
855 Commonwealth Ave, Boston