Vox Populi in Philly by Theresa Wong

One last stop in Philly at Vox Populi in trio with Lao Dan and John McCowen. Sharing the bill with Shani Aviram, I couldn't have asked for a better way to end the week on the east coast! Thanks to Jim Strong of Vox, Lijiang Studio and all who came out to join us on this chilly night!

VoxPopuli.jpg
IMG_2980.jpg

Residency @ The Stone by Theresa Wong

Reverberations still continuing from 5 Nights of music at the Stone to celebrate my birthday and the many friendships and collaborations that have emerged throughout the years. A huge shout out to all who gave their time and energy for this fantastic week, including Motoko Honda, Kanoko Nishi-Smith, Ellen Fullman, Christian Kobi, John McCowen, Adria Otte, Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir, Lao Dan, Mercedes Roffé, Anna Deeny, Rachel Devorah, Sean Meehan and Lijiang Studio. It was a fine way to start another trip around the sun!   

 

final show of 2017... by Theresa Wong

Rounding out the year at the Active Music Series with John McCowen, James Fei and Kanoko Nishi-Smith. What a deeply satisfying way to finish this year of concerts...

Mud Nest Signals in the making... by Theresa Wong

P1020469.00_22_35_16.Still103.jpg
 I'm in the final stages of preparing 'Mud Nest Signals', my first string quartet - written for Del Sol Quartet in honor of their 25th Anniversary. This piece explores color, gesture and sound as a contemplation on what pure sensing felt like before we could speak. The piece is constructed in a 25-toned octave (in extended just intonation), and will include the quartet member's voices, a video trio of backup singers and myself on cello, voice and video projector. The quartet's 3-day festival program will be a treat all around!  http://delsolquartet.com/wholesolfestival/

I'm in the final stages of preparing 'Mud Nest Signals', my first string quartet - written for Del Sol Quartet in honor of their 25th Anniversary. This piece explores color, gesture and sound as a contemplation on what pure sensing felt like before we could speak. The piece is constructed in a 25-toned octave (in extended just intonation), and will include the quartet member's voices, a video trio of backup singers and myself on cello, voice and video projector. The quartet's 3-day festival program will be a treat all around! http://delsolquartet.com/wholesolfestival/

Kansas City Art Institute by Theresa Wong

IMG_6738.JPG
 Thoroughly enjoyed a week residency at the Kansas City Art Institute with Ellen Fullman, where we worked with Dwight Frizzell's sound art students and the improv ensemble led by Paul Rudy from the UMKC Conservatory. My stay culminated in a performance of Harbors (for cello and Long String Instrument) and several pieces with the students. What a treat to connect to all these young artists in Kansas City - I also have something for the architecture there - amazing old buildings from the late 19th Century and 1930's...hope to be back soon!

Thoroughly enjoyed a week residency at the Kansas City Art Institute with Ellen Fullman, where we worked with Dwight Frizzell's sound art students and the improv ensemble led by Paul Rudy from the UMKC Conservatory. My stay culminated in a performance of Harbors (for cello and Long String Instrument) and several pieces with the students. What a treat to connect to all these young artists in Kansas City - I also have something for the architecture there - amazing old buildings from the late 19th Century and 1930's...hope to be back soon!