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December 2018

Great Noise Ensemble presents: Freedom of Expression

December 15, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
Westmoreland Congregational Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle
Bethesda, MD 20816 United States
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On December 15, 2018 at 8:00 p.m., Great Noise Ensemble will present the first of a series of programs called The Four Freedoms Project at Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ. Freedom of Expression includes two large works. Joshua Armenta has sets texts by Federico García Lorca in Sonetos del amor oscuro, for tenor and ensemble. In this world premiere, Armenta is commenting on the struggles of the LGBTQ community, both in early twentieth-century Spain, where Lorca was killed because of his sexual orientation, and the present…

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February 2019

Great Noise Ensemble presents: Freedom to Worship

February 16 @ 8:00 PM
Westmoreland Congregational Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle
Bethesda, MD 20816 United States
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The Four Freedoms Project II: Freedom to Worship GNE continues its residency at Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ with the second of four programs called The Four Freedoms Project, named after Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Four Essential Freedoms,” articulated during his 1941 State of the Union address in support of our allies in Europe ahead of World War II. Freedom to Worship is perhaps the most meditative program of our season. In this program we present various reactions to the meaning of “worship.” From Sofia Gubaidulina’s haunting reflection of silence…

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March 2019

Chamber Recital with Asli Gültekin Özek, Viola

March 2 @ 7:00 PM
The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St.
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Elizabeth will be performing with violist, Asli Gültekin Özek, a program featuring chamber and solo works by Glinka, Telemann, Debussy, Hindemith, and Hatira Ahmedli Cafer.

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“Conversation Piece” with Anders Lundegård, Saxophone

March 30 @ 7:00 PM
The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington St.
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Elizabeth and saxophonist, Anders Lundegård, will present a program of duo works by Lundegård and Prokofiev, and the suite, Pour le Piano, for solo piano, by Debussy. Reception to follow.  

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April 2019

UMBC Presents: Balance Campaign

April 19 @ 12:00 PM
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall, 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250 United States
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Balance Campaign is a Washington D.C.-based contemporary ensemble passionate about commissioning and premiering new works. Currently in their second season, the group has been in residence at the University of Maryland - Baltimore County and is currently ensemble-in-residence with the District New Music Coalition (DNMC).   The program features works by women composers, and will also feature the premiere works of two student composers, Collin David and Logan Perkins, on this program. Mirage - Shulamit Ran Variance - Collin David…

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May 2019

DNMC Presents: Balance Campaign Concert #2

May 17 @ 7:30 PM
University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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The District New Music Coalition (DNMC) is extremely excited to partner with Balance Campaign, a Washington D.C.-based contemporary ensemble passionate about commissioning and premiering new works.      Join us on May 17 for an eclectic program of music by living composers with ties to the greater DC area: Blink - Geoff Sheil Murmurs - CJ Escobar The Way of Ideas - Alexandra Gardner Get Up - Stephen Gorbos wissahickon poeTrees - Jennifer Higdon University of the District of Columbia,…

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June 2019

Great Noise Ensemble presents: Freedom from Fear

June 8 @ 8:00 PM
Westmoreland Congregational Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle
Bethesda, MD 20816 United States
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Great Noise Ensemble concludes the 2018-19 season of its residency at Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ with the final program in a series called the Four Freedoms, based on Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Four Essential Freedoms,” articulated in his 1941 State of the Union speech supporting our allies in Europe ahead of World War II. This program is commenting on the freedom from fear. Freedom from Fear is possibly the most basic desire we have as humans: survival. Each of…

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Meraki at Politics & Art: District Vox

June 13 @ 5:30 PM
John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC United States
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Meraki will perform for the 5th annual performing arts showcase, Politics & Art: District Vox, co-presented by the Washington Performing Arts’ Mars Urban Arts Initiative and DC-Councilmember David Grosso. Meraki’s showcase will include a performance of Jamie Wind Whitmarsh’s “No Progress Without Loss ... every new beginning,” commissioned by the duo in 2017.

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DNMC Presents: Balance Campaign Concert #3

June 14 @ 7:30 PM
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 4512 College Ave.
College Park, MD 20740 United States
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The District New Music Coalition (DNMC) is extremely excited to partner with local chamber group Balance Campaign for one final show this season. The third and final concert of this year's residency will be at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (College Park, MD) on June 14, with an eclectic program of music by living composers with ties to the greater DC area: Blink - Geoff Sheil Murmurs - CJ Escobar The Way of Ideas - Alexandra Gardner Get Up - Stephen…

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Balance Campaign Residency at Avaloch Farm Music Institute

June 24 - July 1
Avaloch Farm Music Institute, 16 Hardy Ln.
Boscawen, NH 03303 United States

I am excited to join the ensemble, Balance Campaign, for an artist residency at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute in New Hampshire! We will collaborate on a newly commissioned piece by composer, Nathan Lincoln de Cusatis. Balance Campaign is a DC-based contemporary ensemble, passionate about commissioning and premiering new works.

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