Balance Campaign at UMBC

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 UMBC and is currently ensemble-in-residence with District New Music Coalition. With DNMC, they will perform works by local, living composers on a series of concerts in the D.C….

Great Noise Ensemble presents: Freedom to Worship

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…

Great Noise Ensemble presents: Freedom of Expression

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…

New Music at Maryland Concert

Cultivating the talent of modern classical composers and bringing new music to the stage inspires musicians and audience members alike. This evening of original compositions by UMD student composers features solo, chamber and electroacoustic performances. Elizabeth G. Hill, piano and Joanna Jones, soprano, will be performing “Words from Friends” by William Kenlon .

Friday Music Series: Great Noise Ensemble presents “Travelogues: Real and Imagined”

Great Noise makes its debut at Georgetown University’s Friday Music Series with a partial repeat performance of the Travelogues program, consisting of selections from Armando Bayolo‘s The Books of Bokonon. The performance will be free of charge. The Books of Bokonon is a musicological tour through the Island of San Lorenzo based on Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle.  

New Music DC

Elizabeth will be a featured panelist and performer at the inaugural New Music DC conference, hosted by the District New Music Coalition. Register for the conference and purchase tickets to the concerts here.

Capital Fringe Festival 2018: The Lives Left Behind

Silver Finch Arts Collective, featuring vibrant new voices in the Washington, DC music and theatre scenes, is excited to present The Lives Left Behind at the 2018 Capital Fringe Festival. This collection of short pieces by Joseph Kaz, Frances Pollock, William Kenlon, and Michael Oberhauser, celebrates the operatic tradition while also telling fresh, new stories that speak…

Meraki: Music of Essence

Chamber works for clarinet and piano that highlight the diverse voices of American music and culture. Music by Bernstein, Gershwin, Horovitz, and a recently commissioned work by Jamie Whitmarsh.