Recital at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall
Nov
21
7:30 PM19:30

Recital at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall

Pro Musicis presents Catherine Gregory, flute.

WIDOR Suite for Flute and Piano, Op. 34 
TIMO ANDRES  Steady Gaze (NY Premiere) 
GEORGE CRUMB  Vox Balaenae
DEBUSSY  Syrinx
GARETH FARR  Kembang Suling
PROKOFIEV Sonata for Flute and Piano in D Major, Op. 94

Joined by pianist David Kaplan, cellist Mihai Marica, and percussionist Ian Rosenbaum


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DECODA | Radically Playful at Carnegie Hall
Jan
22
7:30 PM19:30

DECODA | Radically Playful at Carnegie Hall

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Performers
Catherine Gregory, flute
Moran Katz, clarinet
Paul Murphy, trumpet
Anna Elashvili, violin
Nathan Schram, viola
Hamilton Berry, cello
Brad Balliett, bassoon
Michael Mizrahi, piano

Program
MISSY MAZZOLI
Ecstatic Science
WILLIAM BOLCOM Selected Rags
STEVEN MACKEY Indigenous Instruments
RAMEAU Selections from Dardanus, Les boréades, and Les fêtes d'Hébé
MARTINŮ La revue de cuisine


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Scrag Mountain Music, VT
Feb
7
to Feb 9

Scrag Mountain Music, VT

Musical Storytelling for All Ages, Scrag's program for audiences ages 0-100, is back by popular demand! For this year's series, Scrag introduces the woodwind family of instruments through exciting musical works inspired by some of our favorite stories including a newly composed piece by Scrag co-Artistic Director Evan Premo based on Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina. Join us for this exploration of how music can enhance our favorite tales!

Friday, February 7 at 6 pm
Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph

Saturday, February 8 at 10 am
Contois Auditorium at Burlington City Hall , 149 Church St, Burlington

Saturday, February 8 at 4 pm
Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main St, Montpelier

Sunday, February 9 at 4 pm
Valley Players Theater, 4254 Main St, Waitsfield

ARTISTS
Mary Bonhag, soprano
Evan Premo, double bass
Catherine Gregory, flute
Paul Wonjin Cho, clarinet
Brad Balliett, bassoon

PROGRAM
Brad Balliett Three Grimm Tales
Brad Balliett Bird Calls
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (arr. Premo) 
Plus 
A new work by Evan Premo based on Thumbelina by Hans Christian Andersen 

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Interplay: music + art
Oct
23
6:30 PM18:30

Interplay: music + art

Hosted by Decoda

Be our guest for a private event featuring musical performances by members of Decoda inspired by the solo exhibit of Singaporean artist Jane Lee.  This event is part of a series of musical salons for Decoda supporters and friends. 

Doors at 6:30pm 
Music at 7:00pm 

Admission by guest list only. RSVP by October 16.

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Sep
29
to Oct 6

Beethoven and Banjos Festival, Upper Peninsula, MI

http://www.beethovenandbanjos.org

Performers
Catherine Gregory, flute
David Kaplan, piano
Evan Premo, bass
Joshua Davis, guitar
Mary Bonhag, voice
Laurel Premo, fiddle

Performances
October 3 – 7:30 pm Community Concert at Besse Auditorium, Escanaba
October 5 – 7:30 a.m. Community Concert at Reynold’s Recital Hall
October 6 - 2:00 p.m. Community Concert at Crystal Theatre
for tickets and more info

Private Events

October 2 – 2:00 pm Iron Mountain/Kingsford Students workshop
October 2 – 7:30 pm Fundraiser Concert at Pine Grove Country Club – Iron Mountain
October 3 – 2:00 pm student workshop at Besse Auditorium, Escanaba
October 4 - 10:00 a.m. student workshop for Iron County music students at Crystal Theatre

2019 marks the fifth annual week-long collaboration between members of Decoda (Carnegie Hall's affiliate ensemble) and a folk ensemble creating and performing music together in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. "The music will be chosen and composed to be a direct celebration of the UP's landscape, culture, and heritage," says Beethoven and Banjos Artistic Director and UP native Evan Premo.

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Jul
15
to Jul 26

Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Institute, flute faculty

The Decoda | Skidmore Chamber Music Institute is a 2 week summer intensive for young musicians offering multiple performance opportunities and meaningful community engagement. Under the guidance of Decoda artists, students will learn how to fully engage their audiences and communities through scripted interactive chamber music performances while improving their own performance and public speaking skills. Program participants will live on the beautiful campus of Skidmore College and will rehearse and perform at the state of the art Arthur Zankel Music Center.

2019 DSCMI Faculty
Alicia Lee, clarinet and Festival Director
Anna Elashvili, violin and Recruitment Director
Catherine Gregory, flute
ToniMarie Marchioni, oboe
Brad Balliett, bassoon
Laura Weiner, horn
Clara Lyon, violin
Nathan Schram, viola
Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, cello
Kris Saebo, double bass
Michael Mizrahi, piano

Special Guest Artists
Charles Neidich, clarinet
Sarah Kirkland Snider, composer

for more information and to apply
skidmore.edu/decoda

Schedule of Events
July 16, 2019, 7:30pm
Ladd Concert Hall at Zankel Music Center
Decoda artists in concert
with special guest composer, Sarah Kirkland Snider
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July 18, 2019, 7pm
Upbeat on the Roof at the Tang Museum

July 19, 2019, 7pm
Ladd Concert Hall at Zankel Music Center
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July 21, 2019, 10am
Filene Hall
Master Class with Charles Neidich
Free admission

July 23, 2019, 7pm
Caffe Lena
Decoda artists in concert
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July 26, 2019, 5pm
Filene Hall
Participants of the Decoda|Skidmore Chamber Music Institute present their final performances in the culminating concert of the two-week institute.
Free admission

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Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

Metropolis Ensemble Synesthetic vibrations

A colorful program featuring voices of composers with synesthesia, framed by a dialogue between natural and supernatural themes, as part of In Visible Roads, Metropolis Ensemble x BLUEPRINTS Piano Series

Friday, April 19, 2019
1 Rivington Street / 2nd Floor (Buzzer #1) / New York, NY
6:30pm (doors) / 7:00pm (event)
Tickets: $15 general / $10 students / $100 festival pass / free for members

Pianists Daniel Anastasio, Xak Bjerken, Vicky Chow, David Kaplan, Cory Smythe, soprano Kristina Bachrach, cellist Gabriel Cabezas and flutist Catherine Gregory.

This evening emphasizes the musical voices of composers born with synesthesia, or those for whom specific colors play an important role in their creative process. With works by Andy Akiho, George Crumb, Olivier Messiaen, Alexander Scriabin, and improvisatory interludes by Cory Smythe, this colorful program is framed by a dialogue between natural and supernatural themes. 

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Jan
20
to Apr 20

Decoda at the Curtis Institute of music

A quartet of Decoda musicians presents a seminar on engaging audiences to students at Philadelphia's prestigious Curtis Institute of Music.

  • 1/26/19 8pm Princeton Symphony Orchestra

  • 2/2/19 Decoda composer’s workshop with New York Youth Symphony 10am, Di Menna Center

  • 4/7/19 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Meet the Music! Magical Mystical Moonlight 2pm, Alice Tully Hall

For thousands of years, humans on Earth have been writing poems to the moon, writing music about moonlight, and we’ve even landed on the moon. This concert is all music about the moon!

With music by Debussy, Beethoven, Schumann, and George Crumb.

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo in the lobby from 1:00-1:45 PM, free for ticket holders.

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Revelers: Decoda's Carnegie Hall debut
Nov
14
7:30 PM19:30

Revelers: Decoda's Carnegie Hall debut

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Decoda couldn’t be more excited for our debut Carnegie concert!  Come celebrate with this festive program of Decoda’s party-mix of serenades, parades, dances and scherzos. You will discover the humorous side of Strauss, the celebratory spirit of Brahms, and the groovy side of Lutoslawski, Connesson and Poulenc. This program also features 2 Decoda commissions: A world premiere by Valerie Coleman and Reveler-Scherzo, by Decoda’s own Brad Balliett with images by Will Storie that evoke a series of musical caricatures and merry pranks. As an audience member you will have the opportunity to compose your very own Reveler Ringtone! 

Decoda Artists
Catherine Gregory, flute - James Austin Smith, oboe - Paul Cho, clarinet
Moran Katz, clarinet - Brad Balliett, bassoon - Laura Weiner. horn
Anna Elashvili, violin - Nate Schram, viola - Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, cello
Kris Saebo, double bass - David Kaplan, piano

November 14, 2018
7:30pm, Weill Recital Hall

 

Program
 

BRAHMS Serenade No. 1 - V. Scherzo
LUTOSLAWSKI Dance Preludes
STRAUSS/arr. HASENOEHRL Till Eulenspiegel-Einmal Anders!, Op. 28 (Grotesque musicale)
VALERIE COLEMAN New Work [Commission]
GUILLAUME CONNESSON Techno Parade

 - INTERMISSION -

BRAHMS Serenade in D, Op. 11 for Nonet, VI. Rondo
BRAD BALLIETT Reveler-Scherzo (NY Premiere)
POULENC Sextet for Piano and Winds, Op. 100

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Oct
15
to Oct 18

Decoda at UCLA

Decoda embarks on its first residency at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, working with student chamber ensembles on audience engagement, presenting alongside LA Street Symphony at Midnight Mission with its founder and 2018 MacArthur Fellow, Vijay Gupta, and performing at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Sundays Live series, which is broadcast live on KUSC Radio, featuring works by CPE Bach, Brahms, Schumann, George Crumb, and Reza Vali. 

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Decoda in Las Vegas presented by Notes with a Purpose
Oct
15
to Oct 19

Decoda in Las Vegas presented by Notes with a Purpose

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Presented by Notes with a Purpose as part of their Music Juicebox series, a Decoda duo for flute and cello embark on a week long interactive performance tour of elementary schools in Las Vegas exploring the theme, 'The science of sound’ through Reza Vali’s evocative Folk Song Set No.9.

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