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Rick Burkhardt is an award-winning composer, songwriter, and playwright whose original chamber music, theater, and text pieces have been performed by dozens of ensembles in over forty US cities, as well as in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. He is a founding member of the Nonsense Company, a touring experimental music/theater trio, and songwriter/accordionist for the Prince Myshkins, a political cabaret/folk duo whose songs have been performed and recorded by a wide variety of musicians across the US.

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Wet Ink Ensemble Performs NYC Premiere Of Eric Wubbels's IF AND ONLY IF Next Month

New York City-based new music collective Wet Ink Ensemble celebrates the release of Eric Wubbels's new album if and and only if on Carrier Records with the NYC premiere performance of the complete concert-length work on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. at the Tenri Cultural Institute.

Duologue Festival Debuts in September

Violin duo Miolina is excited to present the first ever Duologue Festival, celebrating NYC's best duos. The festival runs Thursday and Friday evenings, September 28-29, 2023, at 7PM.

Wet Ink Ensemble Gives Concert Of Premieres at The DiMenna Center Next Month

New York City-based new music collective Wet Ink Ensemble continues its 2022-2023 season with a program of new and recent works written Artist-in-Residence Rick Burkhardt and members of the ensemble on Saturday, November 19th, 2022 at 7:30pm at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music's Benzaquen Hall.

Wet Ink Ensemble Announces 2022-23 Artists-In-Residence

NYC-based new music group Wet Ink Ensemble announces its three new Artists-in-Residence: Obie award-winning theater artist Rick Burkhardt, composer and drummer Vicente Hansen Atria, and saxophonist and composer Ingrid Laubrock.

Josh Modney Releases Near To Each, His Debut Album As A Composer And Bandleader, On Carrier Records

On Friday, August 5, 2022, composer, solo improviser, bandleader, and writer Josh Modney releases Near To Each, his debut full-length album as a composer and bandleader, on Carrier Records. The album features nine compositions for a quartet of adventurous musicians including Ingrid Laubrock (saxophones), Mariel Roberts (cello), and Cory Smythe (piano), with Modney on violin.

Hoi Polloi's WHITE ON WHITE extends through July 16

Brooklyn performance and civic space JACK announced an extension of Hoi Polloi's White on White

OBIE-Winning Theater Company Hoi Polloi Returns to JACK with WHITE ON WHITE

OBIE-winning theater company Hoi Polloi (Three Pianos; All Hands) returns to JACK with a peek inside the meeting of a white anti-racist group. As the members reckon with sacrifices they must make to live up to their principles, other forces begin to disrupt and unsettle their efforts. An uncanny ode to honesty, forgiveness, and accountability, this ensemble tour de force pulls the audience on a descent from the too-real to the sub-real.  

World Premiere Immersive Play TRY THIS ON FOR ME to be Presented Off-Broadway

The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists announced the world premiere production of TRY THIS ON FOR ME, a new full-length immersive play created by ensemble member Lee LeBreton with collaborators Anooj Bhandari and Nicole Hill, directed by Dan Rogers. 

innova Recordings Announces Eight New Artists to Join the Label Following National Call

Today American Composers Forum announces the first collection of recording projects selected through a panel process for its in-house record label, innova Recordings. A national call issued in December 2021 launched innova's new business model aimed at making the process of visioning, producing, and releasing recordings more inclusive and accessible to artists.

Wet Ink Ensemble Premieres Works By Katherine Young, Rick Burkhardt, Mariel Roberts, Peter Evans, and Eric Wubbels

The program features a new work by 2021-22 Artist-in-Residence Katherine Young, We are all lichens for bass flute, tenor saxophone, violin, cello, feedback piano, drum kit, and live electronics, in which improvisation permeates the piece as musicians improvise extended passages based on carefully workshopped materials.

RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE Postponed at the Space

The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova  production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future will postpone its return  engagement at the Space at Irondale (85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY) until the 2022- 23 season.  

Photos: Go Inside the RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE Album Celebration!

xProducer Christopher Maring will present a return engagement of The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future, Last night, the production celebrated its cast album with a special performance!

RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE to be Presented at the Space at Irondale

Producer Christopher Maring will present a return engagement of The Lucille Lortel Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Ars Nova production of Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future, at the Space at Irondale (85 S Oxford St, Brooklyn, NY) on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Ars Nova Announces New December Events

Ars Nova has announced new December performances taking place both in-person and online via Ars Nova Supra.

International Contemporary Ensemble Announces Free TUES@7 Events For February 2021

The International Contemporary Ensemble continues its TUES@7 series with three events in February 2021: The Process of Creating an Album on February 2, a 'Call For Commission Program Information Session on February 9, and a session on the Ensemble's Mount Tremper Arts Residency on February 23.

Wet Ink Ensemble Releases Third Edition of Monthly Journal, Wet Ink Archive:03 FUTURE VISIONS

On Saturday, August 1, 2020 the Wet Ink Ensemble released the third issue of its new, monthly online journal of adventurous music and conversation, the Wet Ink Archive.

Wet Ink Ensemble Releases Second Edition of New Online Journal, WET INK ARCHIVE

Wet Ink Ensemble today released the second edition of its new online journal of adventurous music and conversation, the Wet Ink Archive.

BWW Album Review: RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE is Poignant, Captivating, and Deeply Satisfying

Forced indoors and relying on our memories of life before quarantine, the cast album for a musical about music recovered from memory data seems oddly apropos and strangely relatable. This is the moment where Broadway Records' RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE (Original Cast Recording) meets us. Highly intellectual and with a somewhat obscured concept in the album setting, this record is equal parts poignant and entertaining.

New Film and Music Releases For the Week of March 23 - 9 TO 5, GODSPELL, KATY KEENE, and More!

Need something new to listen to or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

Broadway Records Will Release RAGS PARKLAND SINGS THE SONGS OF THE FUTURE Original Cast Album

Broadway Records announced today that the original cast recording of Andrew R. Butler's Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, March 27, 2020. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com.

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