Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Sat, Apr 27 2019 8:00 PM


The Mills College Music Department and the Center for Contemporary Music present:

The Mary and Tony Bianco Artists-in-Residence Series

NICOLE MITCHELL

Workshop Concert

Mitchell will work with student composers and instrumentalists in a workshop format focusing on improvisation and the creative incorporation of sonic possibilities.

Saturday, April 27, 2019
8:00 pm
Littlefield Concert Hall

Free Admission
Open to Public

Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613

Nicole Mitchell is an award-winning flutist, composer, poet, conceptualist, bandleader, and educator. In Fall 2019, she will be the William S. Dietrich II Endowed Chair in Jazz Studies at
University of Pittsburgh. Founder of critically acclaimed Black Earth Ensemble, Black Earth Strings, Sonic Projections and Ice Crystal, she composes for contemporary ensembles of varied
instrumentation and size while incorporating improvisation and a wide aesthetic expression. Mitchell’s compositions bridge sound worlds between the familiar and the unknown by
integrating new music with sounds from the legacy of jazz, gospel, pop and African percussion. As a flutist, Mitchell develops new improvisational languages through the coupling of her voice with the instrument

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Cost: Free
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