2017 Performances

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Alive:  New Music at The Dairy Center in Boulder


Preview article by Peter Alexander in the Boulder Weekly

(sponsored by Arthur Lieb – in memory of Michael Bistritzky, conductor at Cass Technical H.S. in Detroit)

     supported by Holly and Grant Hickman and Jon and Jerrie Hurd

Serenity Diptychs for violin, tape, and still images (2015) by Zibuokle Martinaityte

     Photographic Imagery and Video by Philip VanKeuren

     Visual and Digital Production by Melissa Tran

     Karen Bentley Pollick, violin

Andante for Contrabassoon and Piano by Ivan Sokolov (2015) (world premiere)

     Michael Christoph, contrabassoon

     Karen Bentley Pollick, piano

Etudes for Piano by David Rakowski

   Dorian Blue


         Amy Briggs, piano

Danse for Solo Clarinet by Dirk-Michael Kirsch (world premiere)

   Deborah Marshall, clarinet

Study No. 6 for player piano (transcribed for piano duet) by Conlon Nancarrow

   Amy Briggs and Carter Pann, piano

ALT by Thomas Kent Hurd and Brian Jack

    Short feature film and Bassoon Quartet

       Starring Abby Brammell

       Boulder Bassoon Quartet

           Brian Jack

           Kent Hurd

           Michael Christoph

           Ethan Turner

The Mechanics “Six from the Shop Floor” for Saxophone Quartet by Carter Pann

       (Regional premiere – Pulitzer Prize Finalist)


       Drive Train





     The Black Diamond Quartet

        Ryan Van Scoyk, soprano saxophone

        Chris Ruiz, alto saxophone

        Sean Edwards, tenor saxophone

        Rob Ward, baritone saxophone