Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Thu, May 21 2020 5:00 PM

CCRMA
https://ccrma.stanford.edu/live
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Ju-Ping Song presents a live streaming performance of works for piano and electronics.

PROGRAM
Anna Thorvaldsdóttir: Trajectories (2013), for prepared piano, soundtrack, and video by Sigurour Guojonsson
Molly Joyce: Rave (2015), for piano and soundtrack
Kate Moore: Bestiary (2016), for piano and soundtrack
Arvo Pärt: Für Alina (1976), for piano

Ju-Ping Song is recognized as one of today’s champions of classical contemporary music. She performs and gives masterclasses worldwide, and has been guest artist at Darmstadt Contemporary Music Workshop, Bogotá New Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Center, Firenze Youth Orchestra Festival, Klub Katarakt Experimental Music Festival (Hamburg, Germany), Akyoshidai New Music Festival, Chautauqua Music Festival, New Music Gathering, Omaha Under the Radar, Queens New Music Festival, Center for New Music (San Francisco), and Cleveland Uncommon Sound Project.

She is the founder and director of the NakedEye Ensemble, a new music group based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (USA) that is dedicated to commissioning and performing works by living composers. During this time of closed venues and and canceled or indefinitely postponed concerts, she has instigated 'Soloing2020', a project that offers composers and musicians an opportunity to continue creating new work and engaging with their audience, from a distance.

As an educator, she has served on the faculties at New York University, Manhattan School of Music and Hunter College, and Pennsylvania Academy of Music.

Her current focus is to present new work by living composers through solo and ensemble collaborations. NakedEye Ensemble has released two albums, “Storylines Crossing” (2018) on Starkland and “Toy” (2019) on New Focus Recordings. Ms. Song is currently recording her solo album “Power and Grace: Music from the Heart” featuring commissions and work by women. Ms. Song holds a M.M. from Manhattan School of Music and a Ph.D. from New York University. You can learn more and be in touch at jupingsong.com and nakedeyeensemble.com.

Cost: FREE
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