Great Noise Ensemble presents: Freedom from Fear

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….

DNMC Presents: Balance Campaign Concert #2

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 –…

UMBC Presents: Balance Campaign

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…

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.