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2016 Emergency Grants: Music/Sound

18 Projects Supported

Kyle Bartlett (Philadelphia, PA), a composer, received a grant in November to perform with his contemporary ensemble counter)induction at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, on November 20.

Andy Costello (Chicago, IL), a musician, received a grant in December to perform For John Cage with his chamber ensemble The Morton Feldman Chamber Players at Constellation in Chicago, on December 18.

Erik DeLuca (Spofford, NH), a recordist and composer, received a grant in April to create sound recordings of Marfa Sounding: Alvin Lucier and Charles Curtis, a series of performances by Lucier and cellist Charles Curtis in Marfa, TX, May 26-29.

Annie Gosfield (New York, NY), a composer, received a grant in April to prepare two new orchestral works presented by Music Alive: New Partnerships at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY, July 18 and 21.

Jin-Hi Kim (Bridgeport, CT), a composer and performer, received a grant in June to prepare Ghost Komungobot as part of the Bandung International Digital Art Festival at the Bandung Convention Centre in Bandung, Indonesia, on July 17.

Shannon Knox (Valencia, CA), a theater director and scenic designer, received a grant in July to prepare her multimedia, electroacoustic opera piece Unseal Unseam & Erwartung as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival at Venue 13 in Edinburgh, Scotland, August 6-27.

Matthew Levy (Philadelphia, PA), a saxophonist and musician, received a grant in November to perform with his saxophone ensemble PRISM Quartet as part of the St. Petersburg Palaces International Music Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, November 18-19.

Daniel Lewis (Medford, MA), a bass clarinetist and experimental sound artist, received a grant in October to perform Crop Rotation with his experimental music ensemble Rested Field at the Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago, on November 4.

David Linton (Ridgewood, NY), a temporal media artist, received a grant in February to premiere Vicious Circles: Are Gee Bee - See Are Tee Vee (RGB-CRTV) as part of the Festival of Mixology at Roulette in Brooklyn, on February 19.

Brandon Lopez (Flushing, NY), a bassist and composer, received a grant in March to present Xivaros at the Silent Barn in Brooklyn, on March 15.

Ander Mikalson (Sunnyside, NY), a performance and visual artist, received a grant in July to perform #1 hit at the Storm King Art Center in Hudson Valley, NY, on July 23.

Chris Pitsiokos (New York, NY), a composer and musician, received a grant in October to perform a six-concert series at The Stone in New York, November 22-27.

Carolyn Riggs (Los Angeles, CA), a composer and performer, received a grant in August to present Song of Eurydice Act II as part of the CURRENT: LA Water Public Art Biennial in Los Angeles, on August 14.

Marina Rosenfeld (New York, NY), a composer, received a grant in October to present Free Exercise as part of the Biennale de Montreal at the Contemporary Art Museum of Montreal in Quebec, Canada, on October 19.

Tamio Shiraishi (Brooklyn, NY), a saxophonist and performer, received a grant in January to produce his site-specific work of film and atonal saxophone sound at Yale Union in Portland, on January 31.

Tiffany Skidmore (Saint Paul, MN), a composer and vocalist, received a grant in March to record a performance of her work, cistern . anechoic . sonolucent by the violin group Duo Gelland at Grace University Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, on April 3.

Benjamin Vida (Ridgewood, NY), a composer and performer, received a grant in May to perform Reducing the Tempo to Zero (RtTtZ) organized by Lampo at the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts in Chicago, on June 11.

Krzysztof Wolek (Louisville, KY), an electronic sound artist, received a grant in October to perform an electronic improvised sound set with Bytom Crew as part of the Audio Art Festival in Krakow, Poland followed by an exhibition of Bouncing as part of the Diffrazioni Firenze Multimedia Festival in Florence, Italy, November 19-27.