Flutist Patti Monson will premiere Eric Moe’s Let Me Tell U About R Specials for flute and electronics on February 1 on New York City's North River Music Series. The program will also include music by Monson, Steve Reich, Elizabeth Brown, and others. Patti Monson is a critically acclaimed propnent of contemporary music for the flute. She is on the faculty of Manhattan School of Music, the Bang On A Can Summer Institute, and performs New York’s Sequitur contemporary music ensemble.
Philip Thompson’s (PhD ’02) electroacoustic setting of Leslie Marmon Silko’s poem In Cold Storm Light was presented as part of “Free Play 6: Listening Chamber” at Grand Valley State University (Allendale Michigan) on January 25. A wide variety of electroacoustic music was performed amid a display a recent works by Dennis Nahabetian and Tara Stephensen at GVSU’s Art Gallery.