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Welcome to the CSULB New Music Ensemble's homepage!

 

Course materials for MUS 200B-01/400B-01/600B-01 will be posted here.

 

Pages:

Syllabus

Calendar

Media

 

 

 

 

Fall 2017

Concert Program, Wednesday, September ??, 2017,

 

 

 

Spring 2018

Concert Program, 

 

 

Fall 2016

Concert Program, Wednesday, September 21, 2016, The Well and the Gentle

  • Christian Wolff, Looking North 
  • Pauline Oliveros, The Well and the Gentle 

 

Concert Program, Monday, November 2, 2016

  • John Cage, Living Room Music 
  • Alan Shockley, If you know what I'm singing about up here *World Premiere
  • Beck Hansen, "Rough on Rats" from Song Reader  
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Spring 2016

 

Concert Program, College Music Society Pacific-Southwest Conference Concert, Saturday March 5, 2016 

  • Daniel Morel, Wanderings 
  • Rodney Oakes, Parisian Meditation  
  • Dana Kaufman, Halcyon Disquiet 
  • Valentin Bogdan, Sonata No. 1
  • Sun Mi Ro, Silent Prayer 
  • Douglas Harbin, Trepidations 

 

Concert Program, Monday May 11, 2016

  • Earle Brown, December 1952 
  • Keith Kramer, Rinnovo  
  • Alex Lee, within the nucleus of an atom *World Premiere 
  • Milton Babbitt, Three Theatrical Songs  
  • James Bohn, Chamone *West Coast Premiere
  • Frederic Rzewski, Attica 

 

Fall 2015

Concert Program, Monday September 23, 2015, Big Minimalism

  • James Tenney, (night)  
  • James Tenney, Swell Piece No. 3 / Pauline Oliveros, The Inner/Outer Sound Matrix
  • Arvo Pärt, Summa, arr. Kenefick 
  • Philip Glass, Music in Contrary Motion 

 

Concert Program, Monday November 2, 2015, The Eclectic Now

  • Stacy Garrop, Silver Dagger
  • Milton Babbitt, Three Theatrical Songs
  • Kaija Saariaho, Die Aussicht
  • Morton Feldman, Vertical Thoughts V 
  • Christian Wolff, Microexercises  
  • Morton Feldman, Bass Clarinet and Percussion 

 

 

Spring 2015

Concert Program, Monday February 23, 2015, 

  • Carolyn Bremer, For the Earth and the Wandering Moon  
  • Fredrick Rzewski, Thirteen Studies for Instruments (1977): Study No. 10 Bousculade and Study No. 12
  • Arvo Pärt, Für Alina, arr. Shockley 
  • Alison Knowles, Shoes of Your Choice
  • Alison Knowles, Onion Skin Song 

 

Concert Program, Monday April 13, 2015, Blues, Jazz, Rock

  • Christian Wolff, Stones
  •  La Monte Young, Composition 1960 No. 10 
  • Milton Babbitt, All Set  
  • Martin Bresnick, Fantasia on a Theme by Willie Dixon (2001)
  • Beck, "Do We? We Do" from Song Reader
  • Pauline Oliveros, Six for New Time (1999) (Written for Sonic Youth)  

 

Fall 2014

Concert Program, Wednesday September 24, 2014 Women of the Americas (guest conductor, Adriana Verdié)

  • Silvia Suárez, Pulso del Silencio (1997)
  • Adriana Verdié, Da Madera y Parche (2012)
  • Kaija Rose Hansen, Revocation (2013)
  • Adriana Verdié, The Incredible Story (2014)
  • Pauline Oliveros, The Inner/Outer Sound Matrix (2007)

 

Concert Program, Monday November 3, 2014 Sound Listening 

  • James Tenney, Swell Piece No. 2 (1967)
  • James Tenney, Swell Piece (1967) 
  • Frederick Rzewski, Thirteen Studies for Instruments (1997):  Study No. 3; Study No. 7
  • Alan Shockley, half a world away (2014) (World Premiere)
  • Christian Wolff, Metal & Breath (2007) 
  • Pauline Oliveros, Sound Listening (World Premiere) 

 

Concert Program, Thursday December 11, 2014, University Art Museum Patio 

  • Christian Wolff, Metal & Breath (2007)
  • John Cage, Song Books (selections)
  • Philip Glass, Two Pages (for Steve Reich) (1969) 

 

Fall 2013

Concert Program, Friday October 4, 2013 Minimalism and After 

  • Steve Reich, Pendulum Music 
  • David Lang, Vent
  • John Luther Adams, Red Arc / Blue Veil
  • Eve Beglarian, I'm worried now, but I won't be worried long 
  • James Tenney, Swell Piece No. 3
  • James Tenney, Swell Piece  
  • Beck Hanson, "We All Wear Cloaks"
  • Frederic Rzewski, Les moutons de Panurge 

 

Concert Program, Monday November 4, 2013

  • Kaija Saariaho, insert title here
  • Alfred Schnittke, insert title here
  • Nick Venden, NEW WORK 
  • John Luther Adams, Make Prayers to the Raven 
  • Arvo Pärt, Hymn to a Great City

 

 

 

Fall 2013 Personnel 

  • , flute    
  • Zachary Kenefick, saxophone   
  • Daniel Watabayashi, trumpet  
  • Michael Beltran, trombone   
  • Marc Lombardino, piano
  • Nick Venden, piano 
  • Matthew Lourtie, sitar
  • Eric Pham, guitar
  • Patrick Gibson, guitar  
  • Kaija Hansen, violin 
  • Josie Boyer, violoncello 
  • , violoncello  
  • , contrabass  
  • Lucas Kleiner, voice 

 

 

 

Spring 2013

Concert Program, Monday, February 18, 2013 "Insert theme here" 

  • John Cage, selections from Apartment House 1776
  • Arvo Pärt, Scala cromatica
  • Christian Wolff, Sticks
  • Christian Wolff, Stones
  • John Cage, Solo for Bass, Solo for Flute, Solo for Trumpet
  • Cornelius Cardew,"Scratch Interlude," from Scratch Music
  • Beck Hansen, "Old Shanghai," from Song Reader 
  • Toru Takemitsu, Bad Boy     

 

Concert Program, Monday, April 15, 2013 "Insert theme here"

  • Milton Babbitt, Composition for Four Instruments
  • John Cage, Concert for Piano and Orchestra ?
  • Morton Feldman, De Kooning
  • Maurizio Kagel, Der Kid Des Hippkrates
  • Toru Takemitsu, harpsichord piece... 
  • Steve Reich, Four Organs 
  • Christian Wolff, Burdocks 

 

 

Spring 2013 Personnel 

  • Justin Scheid, flute    
  • Zachary Kenefick, saxophone   
  • Daniel Watabayashi, trumpet 
  • Glen Gray, horn 
  • Michael Beltran, trombone  
  • Taylor Chan, piano
  • Marc Lombardino, piano
  • Nick Venden, piano 
  • Matthew Lourtie, sitar
  • Eric Pham, guitar
  • Patrick Gibson, guitar  
  • Kaija Hansen, violin
  • Eun Cho , violin 
  • Irene Kang, violoncello 
  • Seonghee Bae, violoncello  
  • Louis Conway, contrabass
  • Anthony Xanthos, contrabass  
  • Lucas Kleiner, voice 

 

 

Fall 2012

 

Concert Program, Monday, October 1, 2012 "Simple Music"

  • Morton Feldman, Trio
  • Steve Reich, Pendulum Music  
  • Pauline Oliveros, The Slow Song 
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen, Intensity from Aus den sieben Tagen 
  • Frederic Rzewski, Coming Together
  • Frederic Rzewski, Attica 

 

Concert Program, Monday, November 5, 2012 

  • Eve Beglarian, Atque Semper
  • who, what 
  • Christian Wolff, Trio V for James Tenney 
  • Louis Andriessen, Workers Union   

 

Fall 2012 Personnel

  • Ryan Murray, flute 
  • Justin Scheid, flute 
  • Jamie Rigmaiden , flute
  • Christie Glaser , flute  
  • Abraham Perez, clarinet 
  • Zachary Kenefick, saxophone   
  • Daniel Watabayashi, trumpet 
  • Glen Gray, horn 
  • Michael Beltran, trombone  
  • David Landon, piano
  • Marc Lombardino, piano
  • Nick Venden, piano 
  • Matthew Lourtie, guitar
  • Eric Pham, guitar
  • Patrick Gibson, guitar 
  • Laurann Estevez, violin
  • Kaija Hansen, violin
  • Josie Boyer, violoncello  
  • Lester Fernandez, voice 
  • Luc Kleiner, voice 

 

 

Spring 2012

 

Joint CONCERT with the Laptop Ensemble, Monday February 20, 2012

  • John Cage, Song Books 

 

UAM Noise Program for Thursday March 8, 2012 

  • Alan Shockley, break the levee
  • Anne LeBaron, ?? for contrabass and electronics 
  • NME, Tuesday 

 

CONCERT PROGRAM for Monday April 9, 2012

  • NME, Tuesday 
  • David Smooke, Hazmats Sextet
  • Paul Lansky, Etudes and Parodies
  • Arvo Pärt, Fratres (vc and pf version)
  • Bernhard Heiden, Inventions for Two Cellos 
  • Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff in Cambridge 

  

for the FACULTY COMPOSERS CONCERT Wednesday April 25, 2012

  • Perry La Marca, Tale of Six (WORLD premiere)

 

Spring 2012 Personnel

  • Melissa Hulett, flute 
  • Justin Scheid, flute 
  • Devon Nelson, clarinet 
  • Casey Martin, trumpet 
  • Glen Gray, horn 
  • Michael Beltran, trombone 
  • Stephen Wood, tuba 
  • Eric Mitchell, piano
  • Michael St. Clair, piano
  • Laurann Estevez, violin
  • Kaija Hansen, violin
  • Jessica Westerfield, violin 
  • Anthoni Polcari, violoncello 
  • Daniel Cropp, violoncello 
  • Josie Boyer, violoncello 
  • Lucia Cahuantzi, violoncello
  • Rochelle Nieblas, violoncello 
  • Barbara Kramer, contrabass 
  • Lester Fernandez, tenor 

 

 

Fall 2011

 

John Cage's Musicircus, two happenings

     Special event on upper campus, September 29, 2011

     Performance in and around DRH, Monday October 3, 2011

 

Faculty Artist Series Concert, composer Alan Shockley, Tuesday October 25

     Shockley, wndhm and wndhm (1785)

 

Concert, Monday November 7, 2011 

  • Arvo Pärt, Spiegel im Spiegel
  • Justin Scheid, Tree Piece  
  • Witold Lutoslawski, Recitativo e Arioso
  • George Crumb, Dream Sequence
  • Christian Wolff, Burdocks: III  

 

Fall 2011 Personnel

  • Melissa Hulett, flute 
  • Anna Monsma, flute 
  • Justin Scheid, flute 
  • Shase Hernandez, clarinet
  • Amie Ma, clarinet
  • Brian Tuley, saxophone 
  • Michael Beltran, trombone 
  • Stephen Wood, tuba 
  • Glen Gray, mandolin/horn 
  • Lucas Lyles, guitar 
  • Eric Mitchell, piano
  • Patrick O'Konski, percussion 
  • Laurann Estevez, violin 
  • Kaija Rose Hansen, violin
  • Michelle Packman, cello
  • Anthoni Polcari, cello 
  • Jeffery Westcott, cello 
  • Michelle Packman, cello 
  • Louis Conway, contrabass 

 

Spring 2011

Vexations Marathon Event, Sunday February 20, 2011, 7 a.m. to Midnight?

     With piano solo and several new ensemble realizations of Erik Satie's inscrutable work

 

Faculty Composition Recital, Monday March 14, 2011

     Shockley, glint in river's bed

 

CONCERT PROGRAM for Monday April 11, 2011

 

  • Christian Wolff, Dark as a Dungeon
  • Alan Hovhaness, Upon Enchanted Ground 
  • Christian Wolff, Exercises 17 to 18
  • Morton Feldman, Durations I
  • John Cage, Music for Piano No. 20
  • John Cage, Communication
  • Shulamit Ran, Private Game 
  • George Crumb, Mundus Canis (A Dog's World) 
  • Christian Wolff, Richard {World Premiere!} 

 

 

Spring 2011 Personnel

 

  • Justin Scheid, flute
  • Anna Monsma, flute
  • Melissa Hulett, flute
  • Devon Nelson, clarinet 
  • Taylor Calderone, clarinet
  • Emmanuel Rojas, bass trombone
  • Stephen Wood, tuba 
  • Kaija Hansen, violin
  • David Galant, violin 
  • Michelle Packman, cello 
  • Daniel Cropp, cello 
  • Louis Conway, contrabass 
  • Andy Zacharias, contrabass 
  • Eric Mitchell, piano
  • Lucas Lyles, guitar 
  • Patrick O'Konski, percussion 
  • Shota Hanai, percussion 

 

Fall 2010

In C Concert, Tuesday, October 5, 2010, Daniel Recital Hall

     Remix Lounge, 7:00 p.m. October 5, Lobby, DRH

     the New Music Ensemble with special faculty guests performs In C, 8 p.m. DRH

 

Abstract Expressionism, October 21, 2010, 8 p.m., University Art Museum

     the New Music Ensemble performs in the CSULB University Art Museum in conjunction with

     the art exhibit, Perpetual Motion: Michael Goldberg

  

  • Earle Brown, December 1952
  • Alan Shockley, glint in river's bed 
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen, Richtige Dauern 
  • Alvin Lucier, (Long Beach) Memory Space 
  • Morton Feldman, Durations III 

 

CONCERT PROGRAM for November 8, 2010:

  • Morton Feldman, Intermission 6
  • Anne McGinty, Feels Like Far
  • David Lang, Orpheus Over and Under
  • Adrienne Albert, Doppler Effect
  • Arvo Pärt, Es sang vor langen Jahren
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen, "Intensität" from Aus den sieben Tagen 

 

Fall 2010 Personnel

  • Alyse Thompson, flute
  • Justin Scheid, flute
  • Melissa Hulett, flute 
  • Zachary Lovitch, flute 
  • Taylor Calderone, clarinet
  • Nathan Chiang, saxophone 
  • Brian Douglas, saxophone
  • Estaban Jiminez, horn
  • Emmanuel Rojas, bass trombone
  • Stephen Wood, tuba 
  • Sebastien Najand, piano
  • Shase Hernandez, piano
  • Anthony Vezinian, percussion
  • Michael Malinowski, percussion 
  • Shota Hanai, percussion 
  • Kaija Hansen, violin
  • Jill Zor, viola 
  • Seonghee Bae, violoncello 
  • Louis Conway, contrabass 
  • Andy Zacharias, contrabass
  • Lindsey Eldred, voice
  • Andria Coyne, voice
  • Christian Burke, voice 

 

 

CONCERT PROGRAM for April 12th, 2010:

  • Justus Matthews, Kol Nidre 
  • Randall Bauer, Now and Again
  • Alan Shockley, morgenstreich
  • Martin Bresnick, Pine Eyes 
  • George Crumb, Vox Balaenae 
  • Andy Zacharias, JHS or Military Intelligence or Your Milk is Gonna Get Cool [winner of the New Music Ensemble's CSULB Composer Call for Scores]

 

Spring 2010 personnel

  • Alyse Thompson, flute
  • Justin Scheid, flute
  • Robert Reyes, clarinet
  • Sumiko Yamaguchi, soprano saxophone
  • Stephen Wood, tuba
  • Brad Van Wick, Andrew Zacharias, piano
  • Jillian Risigari-Gai, harp
  • Shota Hanai and Patrick O'Konski, percussion
  • Chelsea Rendahl, Carissa Gibson, Madeleine Eaton, David Galant, violin
  • Alex Navarro, viola
  • Lucia Cahuantzi and Chris McCarthy, violoncello
  • Yisak Kim, Barbara Kramer, bass 

 

CONCERT PROGRAM from November 9th, 2009: 

  • Toru Takemitsu, Rain Spell
  • James Bohn, $naFU
  • Arvo Pärt, Hymn to a Great City
  • Michael Daugherty, Crystal
  • Alan Shockley, wndhm
  • Frederic Rzewski, Les moutons de Panurge

 

Fall 2009 personnel  

  • Deborah Brown, flute
  • Alyse Thompson, flute
  • Justin Scheid, flute
  • Therisse Martinez, flute (oboe) 
  • Gayleen Marmarellis, clarinet
  • Brad Van Wick, piano (elec. guitar)
  • Jillian Risigari-Gai, harp
  • Sean Dunnahoe, percussion (recorder)
  • Shota Hanai, percussion
  • Andrew Mcafee, percussion
  • Chris McCarthy, violoncello
  • Ryo Shitara, contrabass
  • Andrew Zacharias, contrabass (piano)
  • Zach Lovitch, piano (flute, electronics)

 

 

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