UPCOMING! Sun Tunnels three hour concert September 30, 2017

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Red Desert Ensemble (Devin Maxwell, percussion & Katie Porter, clarinet) will be performing three hours of music at the Sun Tunnels in the remote desert of Utah.

Hosted by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, with music curated by Katie Porter, the concert will feature the music of the constellations, nature and the infinite, with solos and duos by Michael Pisaro, Devin Maxwell, John Cage, Tim Parkinson, André Cormier, James Tenney, Pauline Oliveros, Manfred Werner, Craig Shepard, Giacinto Scelsi, Anastassis Philippakopoulos and more..

Sun Tunnels Community Meet-Up

One of the most famous works of Land art in the world, Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels is located approximately 4 hours from Salt Lake City, in the desert around Lucin, Utah. This performance will take place outside during a community event celebrating and exploring this work of art. For more information on the site, visit: http://umfa.utah.edu/suntunnels_selfguide

–          Saturday, September 30 (between 1-4pm)

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Curating & Chair of VU 2- All Day Electronic Music. July 18, 2017 Park City, Utah

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I’m excited to chair this year’s VU!  On July 18 I am curating an entire day-long concert of electronic music, some historic, some premiers, some hours for the color blue, some hours for critical and protest music, some hours of pieces specifically designed for the acoustics of the Jim Santy Auditorium.  In addition to curated works, there is an open call for music: https://vusymposium.org/

Performing with Next Ensemble, Morris Rosenzweig’s 2005 and Counting: Katrina

Next Ensemble at ALLEGED, Ogden, Utah, January 28, 2017

Tonight I’m performing Morris Rosenzweig’s 2005 and Counting: Katrina for solo clarinet and electronics with the Next Ensemble at Alleged in Ogden, UT. The piece includes the voices and stories of the victims of Hurricane Katrina, victims natural disaster, the gov, themselves. Protest music, critical music. Also a new percussion & electronics piece by Devin Maxwell, Cloudseeding 5, which is about lying about the weather, the fifth installment.

http://indieogdenutah.com/new-year-new-music-next-ensemble/

performing on Notes From Sub-Underground

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AVAILABLE FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTION IN ANY AMOUNT TO THE ACLU.

I have played the music of many of these artists, or played alongside them.  You can hear me playing bass clarinet on Wayne National Forest by Brian Harnetty.

https://www.generosity.com/community-fundraising/notes-from-sub-underground

Organized by Kara Feely and Travis Just of Object Collection:  January 20th is Inauguration Day. To mark this new, challenging, political inflection-point we, the artists involved in this compilation, are releasing Notes from Sub-Underground a collection of material: music, sound, and assorted aural ephemera. It is a project put forth by over 50 artists from across multiple disciplines and practices.

Artists included:

Brian Adler, Casey Anderson, Ranjit Bhatnagar, G. Douglas Barrett, Bob Bellerue, Lea Bertucci, Christopher Botta+String Noise (Conrad Harris+Pauline Kim Harris), Jason Cady, Mallory Catlett/Black-Eyed Susan, Scott Cazan, Carolyn Chen, Tom Chiu, Steve Dalachinsky, Bill Dietz, Dither Guitar Quartet, Brendan Dougherty, Shayna Dunkelman, English (Bonnie Jones +Joe Foster), Kevin Farrell, Jim Findlay, Richard Foreman, iT Boy, Nick Hallett, Brian Harnetty, John Hastings, Ryan Holsopple/31 Down James Ilgenfritz, Jantar, Dan Joseph, David Kant, Catherine Lamb, Zach Layton, Catrin Lloyd-Bollard, Jonathan Marmor, Christopher McIntyre, Brian McCorkle, Paula Matthusen, Devin Maxwell, Aaron Meicht, MIL KDU DES, Phill Niblock, Object Collection (Kara Feely+Travis Just),Ensemble Pamplemousse, Fulya Peker, Michael Pisaro, Dean Rosenthal, Matana Roberts, Ric Royer, David Schafer, Aaron Siegel, Andrew C. Smith, Matthew Evan Taylor, Suzanne Thorpe, Quentin Tolimieri, Michael Vincent Waller, Philip White+Melissa Hughes, Owen Weaver+Tristan Perich, Jeremy Woodruff, and MORE COMING

video of Shawnee, Ohio live at the Wexner Center and Tecumseh Theater

January 8, 2017

Live performance and Q&A excerpts are from the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio (October 27, 2016), and the Tecumseh Theater, Shawnee, Ohio (October 28, 2016).

Performers:
Jeremy Woodruff, Flute and Tenor Saxophone
Katie Porter, Bass Clarinet
Anna Roberts-Gevalt, Banjo and Violin
Liz Fisher, Violin
Jocelyn Hach, Viola
Jan Van Voorhis, Cello
Aaron Michael Butler, Vibraphone
Brian Harnetty, Piano and Electronics

Sound/Video Production:
Keith Hanlon, recording engineer, live sound engineer
Kevin Davison, videographer, video editor
Scott Austin, live sound engineer, Wexner Center for the Arts

Special thanks to:
Charles Helm, Wexner Center for the Arts
John Winnenberg, Sunday Creek Associates

Source: https://vimeo.com/198400547