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2015 Emergency Grants: Music/Sound

20 Projects Supported

Zackery Belanger (Troy, NY), an acoustic designer, received a grant in April to present Acoustic Deconstruction of 2626 Bancroft Way at The Lab in San Francisco, on May 30.

Lea Bertucci (Brooklyn, NY), a composer, received a grant in February to premiere Double Bass Crossfade at the Knockdown Center in Queens, on April 12.

Felecia Carlisle (Miami, FL), a sound artist, received a grant in February to present String Piece at Locust Projects in Miami, February 28-April 18.

Maria Chavez (Brooklyn, NY), a sound artist, received a grant in March to install Sound Bleed @ The Kitchen at The Kitchen in New York, April 29-May 2.

Jules Gimbrone (Los Angeles, CA), a composer, received a grant in February to premiere Rooms, Junk, and other Forces at the Théâtre de l'Usine in Geneva, Switzerland, March 5-8.

Jacob Gotlib (Louisville, KY), a composer, received a grant in September to perform his percussion duo Portrait Sequence (Blanching Out) at Marjan Kozina Hall in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on September 28.

Nick Hallett (New York, NY), a composer, received a grant in February to present To Music at Roulette in Brooklyn, on April 1.

Jim Haynes (San Francisco, CA), a sound artist, received a grant in March to participate in Active Crossover at MoKS in Põlva County, Estonia, and to present his work at Y Gallery in Tartu, Estonia and at the Mico-Festival in Berlin, Germany, May 1-9.

Reynaliz Herrera (Somerville, MA), a performer, composer, and director, received a grant in August to present Ideas, Not Theories at the 2015 NYC Fringe International Festival in New York, August 15-29.

Samuel Hertz (Oakland, CA), a composer and performer, received a grant in September to present a light one at the GC Ten Weyngaert Cultural Center in Brussels, Belgium, on October 10.

Marie Incontrera (Brooklyn, NY), a composer, conductor, and band-leader, received a grant in October to tour with the Eco-Music Big Band to the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia, on October 30.

Alexander May (New York, NY), a visual and sound installation artist, received a grant in November to present Alphabetic Origin at LAXART in Los Angeles, December 12-January 9.

Andrew May (Denton, TX), a composer and musician, received a grant in July to present Unset at the Chianti Foundation in Marfa, Texas, on August 1.

Jessie Montgomery (New York, NY), a composer and musician, received a grant in December to perform Banner as part of the Twelfth Night Festival at Trinity Wall Street in New York, on December 29.

Sahra Motalebi (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, composer, and vocalist, received a grant in September to perform Sounds from Untitled Skies at The Kitchen in New York, on September 15.

Will Owen (Queens, NY), a sound artist, received a grant in February to present Interconnection -- sight, sound, and motion of networks at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, on March 7.

Chris Parrello (New York, NY), a sound artist, received a grant in May to present Promise Ring at Rabbithole Studio in Brooklyn, on June 4.

Mariel Roberts (Brooklyn, NY), a cellist and member of the Mivos Quartet, received a grant in October to tour with the Mivos Quartet through China and Hong Kong, November 18-24.

Doron Sadja (Los Angeles, CA), a sound installation artist, received a grant in March to present The Desert of the Real as part of the MATA Festival in New York, April 13-19.

Hans Tammen (Brooklyn, NY), a composer, musician, and member of Third Eye Orchestra, received a grant in April to perform with his orchestra at the Canadian Festival International de Musique Actuelle Victoriaville in Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada, on May 16.