International Contemporary Ensemble at the Library:
Circuits and Currents: Columbia Computer Music Center Showcase
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 1 p.m.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Vincent Astor Gallery
The Library sound archives preserve the groundbreaking work of Columbia University’s electronic and computer music pioneers. Explore a new universe of sounds with Columbia University Computer Music Center Director Seth Cluett. From Charles Dodges’ 1969 computer generated masterwork Earth’s Magnetic Field to the most boundary blurring contemporary works by Columbia’s current students, join us for an interactive electronic sound salon.
This event takes place in the Library for the Performing Arts' Vincent Astor Gallery, at the Amsterdam Avenue entrance.
Reserve your seat HERE.
OpenICE Library Festival
The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), described by the New York Times as “one of the most accomplished and adventurous groups in new music,” has long promoted emerging composers’ work. ICEcommons is an exciting online archive that transforms accessibility to contemporary music. Composers, performers, and audiences can discover new works and share their thoughts in an open forum. ICE comes to the Library for a series of interactive concerts, where the audience will help this revolutionary archive to take shape.