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2017 Emergency Grants: Music/Sound

26 Projects Supported

Bob Bellerue (Brooklyn, NY), a composer and experimental musician, received a grant in July to present Otoboros at Elektronmusikstudion in Stockholm, Sweden, on August 12.

Chris Cogburn (Austin, TX), a percussionist, received a grant in May to tour with drummer Ingar Zach and video artist Kjell Bjørgeengen throughout Europe, June 14-27.

John Colpitts (Brooklyn, NY), a drummer and composer with the group Man Forever, received a grant in May to tour his group's album Play What They Want throughout Europe, May 17-24.

Peter Evans (Astoria, NY), a musician, received a grant in March to conduct a tour with his musical group Peter Evans Septet throughout the East Coast and Midwest, April 9-15.

Peyman Farzinpour (Providence, RI), a composer and artistic director of ENSEMBLE/PARRALAX, received a grant in February to present his ensemble's concert at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School in Providence, RI, on March 12.

Eric Frye (Minneapolis, MN), a composer, received a grant in February to perform a new composition at ISSUE Project Room in Brooklyn, on March 11.

Amy Garapic (Brooklyn, NY), a percussionist and composer, received a grant in August to tour throughout Zimbabwe, August 24-September 10.

Sarah Hennies (Ithaca, NY), a composer and percussionist, received a grant in October to perform Contralto at ISSUE Project Room in Brooklyn, on November 30.

Sophie Huet (San Francisco, CA), a clarinetist, received a grant in February to premiere new works at the Unitarian Universalist Society Chapel in San Francisco, on February 24.

Susie Ibarra (New Paltz, NY), a composer and percussionist, received a grant in November to perform Fragility and the Exploration of Polyrhythms at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, on December 2.

Ofir Klemperer (Decatur, GA), a composer, received a grant in December to perform The Rural Realm at the Tel Aviv Museum and the Jerusalem Music Center in Israel, January 6-7.

Hugh Livingston (Oakland, CA), a sound artist and composer, received a grant in June to install String Quartet: Please Be Seated at the DC Listening Lounge in Washington, D.C., on July 8.

Cecilia Lopez (Brooklyn, NY), a composer, musician, and installation artist, received a grant in February to install Eardrumcluster as part of the Mixology Festival at Roulette in Brooklyn, on February 22.

Elana Mann (North Pasdena, CA), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in July to present Ear to Ear at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA, on July 21.

Michael Miller (Prairie Village, KS), a composer and bass clarinetist, received a grant in February to perform Fragmented Realities at multiple venues in Michigan and Indiana, March 19-22.

Alyssa Miserendino (Carrboro, NC), an interdisciplinary artist, received a grant in June to install großer Lauscher at the Knockdown Center in Queens, July 22-August 26.

John Morton (Tappan, NY), a composer, received a grant in August to install Fever Songs at Drawing Rooms in Jersey City, NJ, September 15-November 11.

Joshua Musikantow (St. Paul, MN), a composer and musician, received a grant in April to premiere Gespenterfelder at Lakewood Memorial Chapel in Minneapolis, MN, on May 7.

Qasim Naqvi (Brooklyn, NY), a composer and percussionist, received a grant in November to perform Fjoloy and Inaugural Music in the Spitalfields Music Festival in London, United Kingdom, December 2 and 6.

Bobby Previte (New York, NY), a drummer and composer, received a grant in January to perform an original score at New York Live Arts in New York, February 9-11.

Brendon Randall-Myers (Brooklyn, NY), a composer and guitarist, received a grant in January to present Transfigure at Roulette in Brooklyn, on February 2.

Aaron Siegel (Brooklyn, NY), a composer and director, received a grant in April to premiere The Wallet at Symphony Space in New York, May 5-6.

Anthony James Stillabower (Brooklyn, NY), a composer, received a grant in December to perform For Elina at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Lakeland, FL and at Polk College in Winter Haven, FL, January 12-13.

Jacob Wick (Glencoe, IL), a trumpet player, received a grant in January to tour throughout California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, February 8-19.

Agustina Woodgate (Surfside, FL), a visual and sound artist, received a grant in August to broadcast Transmissao Fordlandia, commissioned by Apex Franchise Exhibition Program, recorded abandoned factory in Fordlandia, Brazil, September 3-October 14.

Seth Parker Woods (Chicago, IL), a cellist, received a grant in March to present asinglewordisnotenough at Romantso in Athens, Greece, on May 15.