Center for Mallet Percussion Research at Kutztown University
In collaboration with
Saturday, December 10, 2022
Tickets: $15, $5 for Students
KU Faculty, Staff and Students access discounted tickets by using their MyKU Login
KU Faculty and Staff: $10; KU Students: $5
About the Vibraphone Project
The purpose of the Vibraphone Project, Inc. (VPI) is to promote, support, educate, and nurture artists associated with the vibraphone throughout the world, and to increase global appreciation for the vibraphone and its artists by expanding, educating, and inspiring audiences worldwide. To these ends VPI shall, among other activities, organize and/or present vibraphone performances and educations events, commission or otherwise solicit and promote new works featuring the vibraphone, provide educational resources to vibraphone teachers and students, and/or promote greater communication among all those interested in the art of the vibraphone.
Schedule of Events
9:00 am - Clinic: Extended-Range Vibraphone History and Repertoire (Brian Graiser)
10:15 am - Clinic: Extended Technique and Advanced Bowing (Stephen Solook)
11:30 am – LUNCH BREAK
1:15 pm – Roundtable Discussion: Call for Scores, pieces, performers, and composers
2:30 pm – Call for Scores Concert
• New works composed by Gavin Goodrich, Brian Graiser, Bryan Jeffs, and Stephen Solook,
performed by Lindsey Eastham, Brian Graiser, Boyce Jeffries, Matthew Lau, and Stephen Solook.
3:45 pm – Vibraphone Project Roundtable (a conversation with current VPI officers)
5:00 pm – Peruvian jazz vibraphonist Alonso Alejandro Acosta Flores and his quartet
6:00 pm – DINNER BREAK
7:30 pm – Concert (Concert tickets sold separately)
• Multiple world premieres for solo vibraphone performed by Matthew Lau
• Legacy Awards ceremony with special guests
• World premieres of two commissioned works
Only if it’s Asked For, composed by Pamela Z, performed by Steph Davis
Continuous Interior, composed by Robert Honstein, performed by Abby Fisher & the Bergamot Quartet*
* The appearance of the Bergamot Quartet is supported by a grant from the Aramanth Foundation of Allentown, PA.
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