Season Subscription



WATER MUSIC
Friday, September 5, 2014, Noon-3pm, starting at Duck Island, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

NEW MUSIC WORKS 2014-15     SEASON 36
Sponsored by Rowland and Pat Rebele


FacebookJoin this event on Facebook & Invite Friends 

New Music Works is seeking your support in our

cta_1.jpg

To help Launch our 36th Season

 

 
CONCERT I
WATER MUSIC
 
Celebrations of the San Lorenzo River & John Cage’s 102 birthday
 
Friday, Sept 5, 2014; 12 noon - 3pm
Duck Island - San Lorenzo Bridge - Pacific Garden Mall
FREE TO PUBLIC
 
JOIN US IN THE RESURRECTION OF ECSTATIC MUSICMAKING ON DUCK ISLAND!!!
 

At noon on Friday, September 5 (John Cage’s 102nd birthday) New Music Works and co-sponsors the Coastal Watershed Council and the Santa Cruz Downtown Association present:
 
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
12 noon - 1pm; Duck Island
            
12:00: NMW Ensemble
newwatermusicworks, George Frideric Handel
(deconstructive embellishments by Philip Collins 
and Steed Cowart)
A Royal barge circles Duck Island, in tribute to the 1717 aquatic premiere of Water Music on the Thames River
Water Music, John Cage

12:30pm: Grammy- nominated William Winant Percussion Group
Fads and Fancies in the Academy, John Cage and
Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ, Steve Reich


Scrumptious lunches @ Duck Island – by gourmet chef, India Jozseph Schultz

1:30pm MUSICAL PROCESSION:THE SAN LORENZO RIVER PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE
Lori Rivera, NMW Ensemble and YOU
“TAKE ME TO THE RIVER"
 
 A Sing & Play-along march across the San Lorenzo River to Abbott Square for more WATER MUSIC

2 - 3pm; Pacific Garden Mall
NMW Ensemble and friends

MUSICIRCUS: a musical street collage ala John Cage on Pacific Avenue (Walnut & Cooper St.). From balconies, doorways and patios, passing of friendly merchants, to the radios of passing motorists, for one hour, one block of Pacific Avenue will resonate with indeterminate layerings of John Cage's infectious inventions.

@ Abbott Square: In a Landscape and Dream, performed by Jennifer Cass, harp solo
@ Abbott Square: Water Music, performed by Aiden McKee, vibraphone and various objects
@ Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company patio: Living Room Music performed by Jay Arms, John Seales, Michael Tierra, Mayaan Tsadka. For percussion and speech quartet
@ the Sidewalk on Pacific Avenue: Child of Tree, (Improvisation I) performed by Frank Foreman & Dan Landry for percussion made of plants and/or plants used as percussion
@ Marini's Candies: Suite for Toy Piano, Michael McGushin
@ the Balcony above Paper Vision: Solo for Voice, from Concert for Piano and Orchestra, performed by Sheila Willey, soprano
@ the corner of Pacific Avenue and Cooper Street: Solo for Flute, Alto Flute, and Piccolo, from Concert for Piano and Orchestra, performed by flutists Lars Johannesson & Teresa Orozco
@ the corner of Pacific Avenue and Cooper Street: Three Pieces for Flute Duet, performed by flutists Lars Johannesson & Teresa Orosco
@ Street of Pacific Avenue:  Radio Music, performed from passing automobiles
@ the breezeway connecting Abbott Square and Pacific Avenue: a flower and Experience II, performed by Suzanne Duval, soprano

 

New Music Works is supported by funding from the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, the Arts Council of Santa Cruz County, and the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation