nief-norf

contemporary chamber music [performance + composition + research]

nief-norf Summer Festival, May 29-June 9, 2012

‡ = world premiere
* = Call for Scores winner

Faculty

Christopher Adler (composition)
Matthew Burtner (composition)
Andrew Bliss (performance/percussion)
Omar Carmenates (performance/percussion)
Kerry O’Brien (performance/percussion/research)
Bill Sallak (performance/electronics)
Mike Truesdell (performance/percussion)

Staff

Warren LaFever, Photographer

Guest Artists

Steve Gisby, composer *
Diane Luchese, pipe organ
Devin Maxwell, composer *
Nicasio Gradaille Pena, piano 

Performance Fellows

Josh Caprell, Matthew Clark, Ashley Holt, Katelyn King, Casey McLellan, Garrett Mendelow, Joe Perez, Alexv Rolfe, Scott Strickland, Josh Spaulding, Liz Solfin, Colin Walker

Composition Fellows

D. Edward Davis, Lucas Garner, Philip Schuessler, Jason Thompson

Research Summit Participants

Kyle Gann (keynote speaker)
Ron Coulter, Kyle Forstoff, Rebecca Kim, Diane Luchese, Bruce Moser, David Patterson, Nicasio Gradaille Peña, Bill Sallak

Repertoire

Christopher Adler - Plenum Vortices
Christopher Adler - Once, in a grove of tamarisk
Samuel Andreyev - Stopping *
Matthew Burtner - Six Ecoacoustic Quintets
Matthew Burtner - Six Ambient Extentions
John Cage - First Construction
John Cage - Second Construction
John Cage - Third Construction
John Cage - Suite for Toy Piano
John Cage - Organ2/ASLSP [12-hour performance by Diane Luchese]
John Cage - One4
John Cage - Sonatas & Interludes [performance by Nicasio Gradaille Pena]
D. Edward Davis - Impulse: Decay ‡
Brian Ferneyhough - Bone Alphabet
Michael Finnissy - Hinomi
Lucas Garner - Cluster Groove ‡
Stefano Geravasoni - Bleu jusqu'au blanc
Steve Gisby - Coming Home *
Michael Gordon - Timber
Gerard Grisey - Stele
Paul Lansky - Patterns (in wood and metal)
Devin Maxwell - Bentonia * ‡
Philip Schuessler - Duet for Quartet ‡
John Serry - Night Rhapsody
Jason Thompson - Volcano Music: Halemaumaumau Crater Collapse
Iannis Xenakis - Rebonds
Iannis Xenakis - Persephassa