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2018 Emergency Grants: Music/Sound

28 Projects Supported to date

2018 Emergency Grants: Music/Sound

Nelly Agassi, Peter Maunu, and Ryan Packard (Chicago, IL), sound artists, received a grant in June to perform Wall–to–Wall at Galeria Labirynt in Lublin, Poland, on June 22.

Justin Allen and Devin Kenny (Brooklyn, NY), interdisciplinary artists and performers, received a grant in November to perform Fantastic Voyage w/ Lyrics HD at Performance Space New York in New York, on December 14.

Leila Bordreuil (Brooklyn, NY), a cellist and composer, received a grant in October to premiere Piece for Cello and Double Bass Ensemble at The Kitchen in New York, November 20-21.

Al Cerulo (Woodside, NY), a percussionist, received a grant in February to perform Lesley Flanigan's Hedera, Tristan Perich's Moment of Inertia, and Aaron Siegel's A Great Many at Bowling Green University in Bowling Green, OH, on February 19.

William Costa and Michael McDermott (Jenkintown, PA), composers and sound artists, received a grant in April for their European Tour Un/natural Fields, May 21-June 11.

Joe Diebes (Brooklyn, NY), a sound artist, received a grant in April to perform OYSTER at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY, on April 21.

Eighth Blackbird (Chicago, IL), a sextet chamber ensemble, received a grant in January to present Pierrot Lunaire and Mallet Quartet, with Amadinda Percussion Group at the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts in Chicago, on February 2.

Geoffrey Gersh (Yonkers, NY), a composer and musician, received a grant in March to present VíK performed by FYRN at Garner Arts Center Dye Works in Garneville, NY, on March 24.

Jules Gimbrone (Brooklyn, NY), an artist and composer, received a grant in March to install Surface (Oh, Owe, Ow) at Stellar Projects in New York, April 4-14.

Carolina Heredia (Columbia, MO), a composer, received a grant in April to present Fragile at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, on May 3.

Isaura String Quartet (Los Angeles, CA), a contemporary music ensemble, received a grant in October to present Machines and Strings at CalArts and REDCAT in Los Angeles, October 13 and 24.

John King (New York, NY), a composer, received a grant in July to perform KOSMOS at Knockdown Center in Queens, on October 30.

Kimberly Marshall and Alexander Meszler (Tempe, AZ), organists, received a grant in September to present Walls of Sound: The Ecology of the Borderlands at the Arizona State University Herberger Institute School of Music's Organ Hall in Tempe, AZ, on September 16.

A.J. McClenon (Chicago, IL), a sound and multimedia artist, received a grant in November to perform Battle Ballads at Une Nuit D'artistes/Ansanm, Yon Nwit Ak Atis (A Night of Artists Together) in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, on January 3.

Carman Moore (New York, NY), a composer, received a grant in July to perform Embracing the Root at Berlin Soup in Berlin, Germany, on July 28.

Tristan Perich (Brooklyn, NY), a composer, received a grant in May to premiere Drift Multiply at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine as part of the Red Bull Music Festival in New York, on May 9.

Ethan Philbrick (Brooklyn, NY), a composer, received a grant in October to present Choral Marx: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels' Manifesto for the Communist Party in Eight Movements at NYU Skirball in New York, on October 28.

Quartet Kalos (New York, NY), a Swedish and American music ensemble, received a grant in September to conduct a three concert tour through Iceland, October 1-5.

Ben Richter (Cambridge, MA), a composer and multi-instrumentalist, received a grant in April for his group Ghost Ensemble's California concert tour, May 17-23.

Dane Rousay (San Antonio, TX), a percussionist and composer, received a grant in July to present an improvisational work in Queer Trash: The Symposium at ISSUE Project Room in Brooklyn, on September 22.

Doron Sadja (Los Angeles, CA), a composer, received a grant in June to premiere The Building Blocks of Losing One's Self, Oneself at St. John's International Sound Symposium in St. John's, Canada, July 9 and 11.

Ju-Ping Song (Lancaster, PA), a pianist, received a grant in May to present NakedEye Ensemble's Time's Illusion: Stories in Sound at the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA, on June 9.

SoundLAB Ensemble (Philadelphia, PA), a contemporary music ensemble, received a grant in September to perform at The Philadelphia Orchestra's Barnes-Stokowski Festival in Philadelphia, October 16 and 18.

Ken Thomson (Brooklyn, NY), a musician and composer, received a grant in October to conduct a ten-city tour with the Ken Thomson Sextet culminating at Roulette Intermedium in Brooklyn, September 28-October 7.

Jason Treuting (Princeton, NJ), a composer and percussionist, received a grant in April to present Nine Numbers at Roulette Intermedium in Brooklyn, on May 2.

Michael Webster (Los Angeles, CA), a composer and musician, received a grant in April to present Nice Day for The Races at The Box in Los Angeles, on April 21.

Pioneer Winter (Miami, FL), a choreographer and theater artist, received a grant in November to perform Reprise with the Pioneer Winter Collective at Brickell City Centre in Miami, FL, December 6-7.

Yarn/Wire (Ridgewood, NY), a contemporary music ensemble, received a grant in October to perform at the Contempuls Festival in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 18.