Popebama, on Performing and Composing

February 23, 2023 - 5:00pm
Clark Hall, room 101

Popebama by Nate MayThe University of Virginia Department of Music's Compositions and Computer Technologies program presents a free colloquium by Popebama on Thursday, February 23rd at 5pm in room 101 Clark Hall as part of the their residency with the UVA Music Graduate Program.  The colloquium will focus on performing and composing.

Popebama is a New York-based experimental duo that focuses on exciting performances of unconventional works. Described as "noisily virtuostic", Erin Rogers (saxophone) and Dennis Sullivan (percussion) are composer-performers who apply text, electronics, and high-energy instrumental writing to freshly-squeezed sounds. Join us to know more about their creative process and current projects.  To find out more about Popebama visit their page.

On Friday February 24th at 8pm in Old Cabell Hall the duo will be performing pieces composed by our graduate student composers, Daniel Fishkin, Kristin Hauge, Molly Joyce, Varun Kishore, Brian Lindgren and Matias Vilaplana Stark at a concert that is free and open to the public.  More about the concert here.

The University of Virginia Department of Music's Composition and Computer Technologies (CCT) program emphasizes the integration of acoustic, electric, and computer-based composition, considered as part of a diverse multimedia and interdisciplinary 21st Century field of art, design, and music. UVA Music faculty, including Matthew Burtner, Ted Coffey, Luke Dahl, Noel Lobley, A.D. Carson, Leah Reid, and I-Jen Fang, along with CCT Technical Director Alex Christie, collaborate to build a unique climate of creative and technical research. In addition to making original compositions and sound art works, students have the opportunity to create their own new technologies and become involved with on-going CCT research groups. Current work involves multichannel digital audio composition, improvisation, motion capture research, music for dance, installation art, songwriting, mobile app development, new media opera, video game design, vocal and chamber music composition, ecoacoustics, and the creation of new interfaces for Clark Hallmusical expression.   More about the CCT program.

Clark Hall houses the Department of Environmental Sciences and the Charles L. Brown Science & Engineering Library.  The building is located at 291 McCormick Road, with parking in the lot behind the building or in the central grounds parking garage (a 5 minute walk).  There is a bus stop, served by UVA Transit and Charlottesville Transit directly in front of the building. Room 101 is on the left when you enter the building from the front doors.  Clark Hall floor plan.

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For more information please call the Department of Music at 434.924.3052.

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UVA Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

Email: music@virginia.edu