Aerocade Music To Present An Artist Showcase Concert At The Center For New Music
Aerocade Music announces a showcase concert featuring Aerocade Artists and friends, to be held on January 5, 2019 at the Center for New Music in San Francisco.
Elizabeth A. Baker, composer/performer from Florida, will perform selections from her recent release Quadrivium, including the West Coast premiere of Sashay for solo piano by Nathan Corder. The Post- Haste Reed Duo (saxophonist Sean Fredenburg and bassoonist Javier Rodriguez) will perform works from their upcoming release, Donut Robot! Meerenai Shim will premiere This is How I Feel for flute and electronics by Elizabeth Bayer. Friend of Aerocade and contrabass flute virtuoso Ned McGowan will be visiting from the Netherlands to perform an improvised set.
The evening of new music, free improvisation, electronics, woodwinds, and good vibrations will be accompanied by complimentary refreshments.
Saturday, January 5, 2019 @7PM Center for New Music (55 Taylor St. San Francisco) Tickets available online at centerfornewmusic.com and at the venue box office ($20 general, $10 members/seniors/ students)
About Elizabeth A. Baker Eschewing the collection of traditional titles that describe single elements of her body of work, Elizabeth A. Baker refers to herself as a "New Renaissance Artist" that embraces a constant stream of change and rebirth in practice, which expands into a variety of media, chiefly an exploration of how sonic and spatial worlds can be manipulated to personify a variety of philosophies and principles both tangible as well as intangible. Elizabeth has received recognition from press as well as scholars, for her conceptual compositions and commitment to inclusive programming. In addition to studies of her work, Elizabeth has been awarded several fellowships, grants, and residencies, in addition to sponsorships from Schoenhut Piano Company and Source Audio LLC. As a solo artist, Elizabeth represented by Aerocade Music, her first solo album on the California-based label Quadrivium released worldwide in May 2018 to rave reviews. She is founder of the Florida International Toy Piano Festival, The New Music Conflagration, Inc., author of two books, and the subject of a number of scholarly articles, thesis papers, and other academic research. In March 2018, Elizabeth retired from nonprofit arts administration to focus on her international solo career, though she remains committed to the community through workshops and public speaking engagements. Her first motivational book The Resonant Life inspired by her personal experiences as a professional artist will be released in 2019.
About the Post-Haste Reed Duo The Post-Haste Reed Duo (saxophonist Sean Fredenburg and bassoonist Javier Rodriguez) has been spreading the beauty and warmth of their unusual pairing of instruments internationally for almost a decade.
They have worked to increase the amount of quality chamber music literature for saxophone and bassoon duo, and to encourage young musicians to experiment performing in non-traditional chamber ensembles by collaborating with composers towards new works that highlight the capabilities of these two instruments individually and together. When they are not performing together as a duo, Sean can be found teaching at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, while Javier teaches at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.
About Meerenai Shim Flutist Meerenai Shim is one half of the innovative flute and percussion duo, A/B Duo, and a member of the award-winning contemporary flute ensemble, Areon Flutes. Her third solo album, the all- electroacoustic Pheromone, is available on the Aerocade Music label.
About Ned McGowan Ned McGowan is a flutist and contemporary classical music composer, born in the United States, living in the Netherlands. Known for rhythmical vitality and technical virtuosity, his music has won awards and been performed at Carnegie Hall, the Concertgebouw and other halls and festivals around the world by many orchestras, ensembles and soloists. As a flutist he plays classical, contemporary and improvisation concerts internationally and he has a special love for the contrabass flute, in 2016 releasing the album: The Art of the Contrabass Flute.
About Aerocade Music Aerocade Music is an independent record label based in the San Francisco Bay Area specializing in contemporary classical, experimental, and electronic music. Releases include Variety Show by A/B Duo, Scordatura by cellist Hannah Addario-Berry, I watch the fire as the days echo away by Joseph M. Colombo and The Living Earth Show, Beneath a Canopy of Angels, a River of Stars by the Post-Haste Reed Duo, and Pheromone by flutist Meerenai Shim.