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Title Composer Choreographer
1 Neutron Ivan Zavada Opening (everyone)
2 Tobio CDZabu (collective) Chris Masters
3 Amerika Ist Nun Erwackt David Hahn Michelle Mantione
4 De and Reconstruction Balie Todd Emma Cotter
5 Whitecap Scott Smallwood Caitlin Trainor
6 Gamaka Christopher Cook Sara Greenfield
7 60X3 Maggi Payne Rachel Wynne
8 Ashi Cheryl Leonard Alberto Denis
9 Phase 59 Arthur Gottschalk Erin Pride
10 Jonty's Acousmatic Tube Ride Sam Pluta Isabella Bruno
11 Balloon Aaron Drake Rodger Belman
12 diner Stephen Betts Joanne Kim
13 program note by Henry Cowell B Alan Shockley Song-Hee Lee
14 Analogy Asha Srinivasan Becky Radway
15 Remembering Home Laurie Spiegel Malcolm Low
16 Thanks for that Bruce Paul Burnell Maria Colaco   
17 Pieces Aaron Acosta Sahar Javedani   
18 Nature is Cindy Cox Rachel Cohen   
19 60,000,000,000 David Shannon Korey Phillips   
20 Kissing a Woman Polly Moller Ariel Polonsky  
21 Rain James Bohn Tajna Tanovic   
22 Flash! Joan La Barbara Martin Lofsnes   
23 What you don't want to hear Nicole Kim Matthew Westerby
24 Sul C Ronald Keith Parks Esther Palmer
25 Calling G.B Jennifer Griffith Amiti Perry
26 Handful of Rain Dylan Mattingly Jessica Gaynor
27 Iberian Aria Rodney Oakes Cary Curran
28 Yaylada Erdem Helvacioglu Meghann Snow
29 Skating Still Gina Biver Yeonseon Yoo
30 They Saw That They Were Naked Dwight Ashley Emily Bufferd
31 Barcarolla Liana Alexandra Kelly Buwalda
32 Cinder Cone Marc Barreca Marilynn Danitz   
33 My Visiting Card Xiting Yang Karen Kriegel
34 The Indecisive Moment Mark Vernon Jessica Williams
35 Moving Water Andra McCartney Lily Lions  
36 Things Jordan McLean Daman Huran   
37 On Simak Pond Robert Dick Marsi Burns   
38 Pretty Katrina Wreede Kiley Durst   
39 One Minute Drama David Newby Hettie Barnhill  
40 Ranaat Eek Ian Dicke Evangeline Reilly   
41 METRO TRIBE Carolyn Yarnell Krista Racho-Jansen   
42 James Bond vs the Venominator Nicolas Chausseau Rob Bettman
43 Lois David Gunn Ginger Cox
44 Moog of Destruction Andrew Cole Beth Jucovy / Dance Visions
45 Who are you? Agnes Szelag Julie Fotheringham
46 The Starling Clock Wound Charles Norman Mason Sara M Procopio
47 Whirlitzer Margaret Schedel Rachel Grater
48 Memory of Loss Ann Cantelow Kristin Hatleberg and Renee Kurz
49 March of the Krumerhorns John Biggs Brittany Whitmoyer
50 Minutia Greg Dixon Carlos Cruz Velazquez
51 60x601 Tony Higgins Kyra Johannesen
52 60x60 06 George Brunner Sasha Soreff
53 One Minute under God Eldad Tsabary Kim Blanchard
54 Lake House Letter Lynn Job Veronica Carnero
55 Hallelujah Marita Bolles Laura Shapiro   
56 Sagittarius Robert Voisey Dai Jian   
57 Morning Song Stuart Hinds Alice Tierstein   
58 I Go Home Monroe Golden Erick Montes
59 Endless Song Stan Link Jeramy Zimmerman
60 And die David Fenech Finale (everyone)

1) Neutron Ivan Zavada Full Cast

Searching for a correlation between sciences and musical creation, Ivan Zavada studied electroacoustic composition at the University of Montreal. Now based in Sydney, Australia, Zavada is lecturing in computer music and electroacoustic music theory at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. In Neutron he uses his original audio looping software systematically to mirror the present socio-cultural and economical context where repetition is privileged on several levels of structure. The isolation of a neutral sonorous particle provokes an elastic chain reaction that evokes organized chaos. While a loop is a sort of neutral sonic kernel, it attracts humans more and more, and the musical whirlwind siphons their mind!

2) Tobio CDZabu (collective) Mack Avenue Dance Company

CDZabu (formerly known as ~chromatik_d_zabu.tmp) is an international collective of musicians who collaborate via the Internet. Pieces are composed sequentially, through the continual addition of musical strata by different participants of all stripes (academic, self-taught, electronica, rock, classical) who operate under mysterious pseudonyms. The pieces are then mixed and published for free on the collective's web site. Come visit and join the fun, new members are welcome! Tobio was composed by Snvl, Dr Chnolles, b.p.-y.m. and Marsmalade

A choreographer, dancer, artistic director and writer from New York City, Chris Masters is splitting his time working as a free lance choreographer, serving as Artistic Director for the newly created Mack Avenue Dance Company, and as Vice President for a currency trading firm. A 2004 graduate of Wayne State University, he was a double major in Finance and Dance earning bachelor degrees in both. Prior to moving to New York, Chris served on the faculties of the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, the American College Dance Festival, and the American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive. Chris was recently seen performing with Bill Young/Colleen Thomas and Dancers in New York City.

Dancers:Chris Masters and Megan Montgomery
3) Amerika Ist Nun Erwackt David Hahn Michelle Mantione

David Hahn creates diverse styles of music ranging from processed electric guitar to musique concrète sound collages to more traditional settings for instrument and voice. Educated at Brown University, Hahn also attended The New England Conservatory of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, and Stanford University. He has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony, Musica Nel Chiostro in Florence, and the City of London Festival. He co-founded the Boston Renaissance Ensemble and received the Noah Greenberg Award for "Excellence in the Performance of Early Music" from the American Musicological Society.

Michelle Mantione is a native New Yorker who's first passion is dance. She developed her own degree in Physically Integrated Dance through the CUNY Baccalaureate Program; studying at Hunter College a wide range of dance from ballet and modern to salsa, West African and folk dance. Other genre of arts she is currently involved with is: acting apprentice with Visible Theatre, and film & media assistant with the Disabilities Network of New York City/Manhattan Neighborhood Network. Ms. Mantione is a firm supporter of the Tri-Union effort of the I AM PWD Campaign (Inclusion in the Arts & Media of People with Disabilities), and is currently choreographing work for public spaces that aims to blur the line of the performer vs. the audience member; there will be an open rehearsal of this work in mid-January 2009.

Dancer: Michelle Mantione
4) De and Reconstruction Balie Todd Emma Cotter/RETTOCAMME

Balie Todd graduated from MTSU with a recording degree in 2004. Afterward he sold shoes, got fired from a country club, and worked with an audio and engineering company for television and radio. He loves unmarketable music and looks for chances to put it to film, tv, and video games. De and Reconstruction began as ambience for a short film. Samples of low moans and growls were run through a spectral EQ, as though a door was opening into something new. The percussive jabber is a two minute long chorus sampled with sixteenth notes cut and played one after the other.

RETTOCAMME is a process-oriented dance/art/design group founded by Emma Cotter in 2003 in NYC.Most recently, RETTOCAMME presented the first installment of "The February Project" at Triskelion Arts, an evening length collaboration with composer Jordan McLean and visual artist Ryan Roth, created andperformed by four dancers, four musicians and four photographers.

Dancers: Emma Cotter, Elisa LaBelle
5) Whitecap Scott Smallwood Caitlin Trainor

Scott Smallwood was born in Dallas, Texas, and grew up at 10,000 feet in elevation in the Colorado Rockies. Currently based in New Jersey, his work ranges from sonic photographs, abstracted studio pieces, improvisations, and composed structures, encompassing real and abstracted sound textures based on a practice of listening, improvisation, and phonography. He performs regularly as a solo improvisor, as well as in groups, and his work has been released on Autumn Records, Deep Listening, Televaw, Simple Logic, Static Caravan, and Webbed Hand Records.


Caitlin Trainor, originally from Rhode Island, now dances, choreographs, and teaches in New York. She likes to knit, drink Campari, and do handstands, but not all at once. Caitlin has danced for the Metropolitan Opera, KDNY, and Tina Croll. She has also danced for and choreographically assisted Sean Curran and Sean Koplowitz. With her undergraduate degree in dance from Skidmore College and a M.F.A. in dance from Mills College, Caitlin presently teaches in the Barnard College/Columbia University dance department. She has also taught at the American College Dance Festival, Montclair State University, and Sarah Lawrence College. She has choreographed new work on the students of Providence College, Murray State University, and Kennesaw State University. In addition to her work in the dance community, Caitlin teaches yoga, pilates, and fitness through private practice in Westchester County and NYC.

Dancers: Alison Cook Beatty, Helena Teply-Figman, Chie Mukai, Jessica Harrington, Caitlin Trainor, and Mindy Upin
What is Dance? Answer by Caitlin Trainor on Bourgeon Magazine
6) Gamaka Christopher Cook Sara Greenfield

Christopher Cook's electronic and acoustic works have received several awards and honors including those from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University, ASCAP, and the Society for Electro-acoustic Music in the United States. Dr. Cook teaches composition and music technology at Christopher Newport University. Gamaka is largely comprised of samples from a voice, cello, and drum. The samples are woven into a raga-like pattern complete with a quasi-vocal line.

Sara Greenfield, a native of New Hampshire, has been living and dancing in New York for the past 5 years. She is the co-creator of the new company Greenfield & Bon, Purveyors of Fine Dance Theatre with Jessica Bonenfant.

Dancers: Håvard Bjørnevold and Stine Moen
7) 60X3 Maggi Payne Rachel Wynne

Maggi Payne is Co-Director of the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College where she teaches recording engineering, composition, and electronic music. Her works often include visual elements including video, installations, and dance. Her works are available on the Lovely Music, Ubuibi, Starkland, Music and Arts, Asphodel, and/OAR, CRI/New World, Centaur, MMC, Digital Narcis, Capstone, Mills, and Frog Peak labels. 60X3, stems from a coincidence. It is her third entry for the 60X60 project (:60 faucet for the first project and :60 Fizz for the second) and it uses three modified sources: a faulty valve in a sink's faucet, a tiny motor, and a floor furnace.


expandance is an Irish-American company, founded in Dublin in 2006, but whose members have been working together for almost a decade. We work simultaneously in Dublin, Ireland and New York City. The company combines the energies of Rachel Wynne, Laurie Schneider and Alicia Walshe, as well as the lovely people who join us on a project-to-project basis, to make honest, emotionally expansive work, designed to engage both dance and non-dance audiences. We consciously create from a place of presence, joy and integrity. For upcoming shows see: www.expandance.blogspot.com

Dancers: Rachel Wynne and Christina Noel Reaves
What is Dance? Answered by Rachel Wynne at Bourgeon
8) Ashi Cheryl Leonard Alberto Denis/[QuA²D] (pronounced |kwad|)

Cheryl Leonard is a composer, performer and instrument builder. Her works explore quiet phenomena and the intricacies of sound. Recently she has focused on making music with found natural materials. Cheryl received her MA from Mills College and has been awarded grants from the American Composers Forum and Meet the Composer. Her work is featured in the documentary film Noisy People. Ashi is the Japanese word for foot, pace, or gait. All sounds were made by wobbling amplified pieces of granite and volcanic tuff. Stones were gently nudged into motion, then allowed to settle back to a state of rest.

Alberto Denisrecently created the Queens Academy of Arts & Dance = [QuA²D]. He has performed for Arthur Aviles for the past five years and independently for Palissimo Dance Theater, Dixie Fun Dance Theater, Doug Elkins’ “Fraulein Maria”, Heidi Latsky Dance, Lawrence Goldhuber, Luis Lara Malvacias, Marta Renzi, and Christopher Williams’ “Golden Legend” at DTW in May 2009. His choreography has been produced at Danspace Project’s Food For Thought, Dixon Place’s Body Blend and Moving Men, BAAD!’s Boogie Down Dance Series and Out Like That Festival and Kinetics Dance Theater, Baltimore MD. He’s created sound designs for Alexandra Beller, Richard Rivera, Nathan Trice, Arthur Aviles and Karl Anderson.

Dancer: Alberto Denis


9) Phase 59 Arthur Gottschalk Erin Pride/EDP Dance Project

Arthur Gottschalk attended the University of Michigan, studying with Ross Lee Finney, Leslie Bassett, and William Bolcom. He is professor and chair of the Department of Music Theory and Composition at The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. He has received the Charles Ives Prize of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and his book, Functional Hearing, is published by Scarecrow Press, a division of Rowman & Littlefield. Gottschalk created Phase 59 as a companion to Phase 58, using samples from his analog composition Strange Loops, and an out-take from a recording of his flute piece Contrary Variants. In Phase 59 he strives to evoke a soundscape never before heard and yet... strangely familiar.

EDP DANCE PROJECT (founded in 2008) Anchoring the professional portion of the 2008 festival was resident company EDP Dance Project, led by Artistic Director Erin Pride. The mission of the dance company mirrors that of the Silk City Arts Festival, to build interest in the arts in Paterson through exposure. EDP DANCE PROJECT prides itself on bringing the individual to the movement. In 2008 EDP was awarded a space grant from Art of Motion in Ridgewood, NJ. They also have a partnership with the Paterson YMCA. EDP Dance Project is currently housed at La Belle Epoque in Paterson NJ.

Dancers: Shannon Dooling, Erin Pride, Michelle Puskas, Nichole Vuono
10) Jonty's Acousmatic Tube Ride Sam Pluta Isabella Bruno

Sam Pluta is a composer and performer of electronic, improvised, and notated musics. His works have been performed and commissioned by Dave Eggar, Wet Ink Ensemble, Prism Quartet, Teresa McCollough, and the Allsar Quartet. As a laptop musician he has composed improvised works for his bands Glissando Bin Laden, exclusiveOr, and Prince of Neckebeards as well as works for solo performance and large ensembles. Sam holds a MA from the University of Texas at Austin and is pursuing his DMA from Columbia University. Sam's music is available on Quiet Design, and SEAMUS labels. Jonty's Acousmatic Tube Ride, a riff on plastic straws, is written in honor of BEAST leader Jonty Harrison.

11) Number 4 from 10 Etudes for Balloon Aaron Drake Rodger Belman / Rodger Belman Dance

Aaron Drakeis a composer based in Los Angeles, California. He began studying piano at age five and has a rounded repertoire of classical and modern music. Drake earned his BM in Composition from San Francisco State University and studied at the Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik in Trossingen, Germany. Drake also engages in interdisciplinary projects such as kinetic sculpture, sound installation and video. 10 Etudes for Balloon explores virtuosic balloon playing techniques. Like other Etudes, each balloon etude employs at least one technical or compositional gimmick. Etudes may be performed on any balloon, regardless of size or color.

Rodger Belman, choreographer, teacher, performer and reconstructor of Laura Dean’s masterworks; performed with Laura Dean Musicians and Dancers, Twyla Tharp, Joy Kellman, Freefall, Kristin Jackson among others; choreography recently seen at Kumble Theater, American Dance Festival (ADF), Peck Mainstage Theatre-Milwaukee and throughout North Carolina with NC Dance Festival Tour 2007; NYC area venues include Dixon Place, Dance Space (DNA), Solo Arts Group, Rose Gallery, Sony Plaza, McBurney Chelsea Center; restaged Laura Dean’s masterworks for universities throughout US and for ADF Past/Forward Program; Assistant Professor at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus; faculty at ADF Six Week School; MFA-University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Dancers: Anjuli Bhattacharyya and Kate McCusker
12) diner Stephen Betts Joanne Kim

Howard Hughes, The Associates, Peter Murphy and others, years ago. Inspired by DonSiegel's 1974 movie "Charley Varrick", diner is based on the opening robbery sequence, where Charley escapes with gang member Harmon and his fatally wounded getaway-driver-wife, Nadine. A Dickensian Parallel as well: Charley's small time bank job nets nearly a million from a Mob drop box and, like Pip in Great Expectations, his inheritance derived from a convict's exertions, Charley will be a rich man if he can disconnect his fortune from it's criminal past. I've reflected this in the meal: a very Victorian combination of fried egg on a pork chop.

Joanne Kim, originally from Massachusetts, is devoted to contemporary dance and traditional Korean dance forms. She has studied and performed with the Sutra Dance Company and Song Hee Lee Dance Company in New York as well as with Kinodance and Kelley Donovan & Dancers in Boston.
Dancer: Joanne Kim
13) program note by Henry Cowell B Alan Shockley Song Hee Lee

Raised in Warm Springs, Georgia, Alan Shockley holds degrees in composition and theory from the University of Georgia, Ohio State, and Princeton. He’s held residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Centro Studi Ligure, and the Virginia Center for the Arts, among others. Recent performances include candlepin bowling deadwood by the California EAR Unit and cold springs branch, 10 p.m” by pianist Guy Livingston. A few years before his death, composer Henry Cowell recorded several of his early piano works along with a brief set of audio notes for each. Cowell gets the last word in this “beta” version of a longer tape piece.

Song Hee Lee, a former principal dancer at the Pusan Metropolitan Dance Company, has developed a personal style of choreography that draws on both modern and traditional Korean dance; the Third Way. While living in the United States Ms. Lee has been praised by Jack Anderson of the New York Times and many other critics. In addition to dancing full time, Ms. Lee is an instructor at Lotus Music and Dance Studios and is the Artistic Director, Choreographer and Dancer for the Song Hee Lee Dance Company with a children's dance initiative and division of her dance company, Cheongsah Chorong

Dancer: Song Hee Lee
http://www.myspace.com/songheelee And www.danceparade.org/EE/index.php/dance_groups/detail/s
14) Analogy Asha Srinivasan Becky Radway Dance Projects

Asha Srinivasan will be Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Lawrence University starting in Fall 2008. She enjoys composing for the acoustic, electronic and electroacoustic media. She recently won the BMI, Inc. First Annual Women's Commission for her string quartet, Kalpitha. Her electronic works have been played at various festivals around the nation. Food for thought: The average life span of a gastrotrich is three days. Analogy’s analogy is probably pretty clear and doesn't need much more explanation.

Becky Radway has performed with the Kevin Wynn Collection, Heidi Latsky Dance, Ezra Caldwell, Incidents Physical Theater, MariaColacoDance, and iN.D.dance/Nicole Durfee & Dancers. Her choreography has been recently featured in the DUMBO and Cool New York Festivals (White Wave), Coming Together Performance Series (Alvin Ailey's Citigroup Theater), Fielday (Henry Street Settlement), and Dance Conversations at The Flea (Soho Playhouse). Other venues include the Jack Guidone Theater in Washington, D.C., Towson University, and a site-specific work for the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. She is currently planning her first full-length production to premiere in December 2009.

Performed by: Heather N. Seagraves and Laura Henry


15) Remembering Home Laurie Spiegel Malcolm Low

Laurie Spiegel, composer, software designer, and banjo player, is known widely for her pioneering works with many early electronic music systems, including the GROOVE system at Bell Telephone Laboratories, and for Music Mouse, a software-based musical instrument. She founded New York University's Computer Music Studio. She currently lives and works in New York. "Remembering Home" for electric banjo with digital signal processing was composed after returning to man-made New York City from a recent visit home to the ravines of northern Illinois, a glimpse of a completely different life that might have been, and a family that will never again be what it was.

Malcolm Low is originally from Chicago, where he trained with Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Ruth Page Foundation. He went on to perform with Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance, Les Ballets Jazz De Montreal, Ballet British Columbia, Crystal Pite, Ronald K.Brown/Evidence, Zvi Gotheiner and Dancers, Stephen Petronio, Complexions and Margo Sappington, He also spent four wonderful years with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company where he had the great pleasure of travelling with Bill on his solo tour “As I was Saying”. Malcolm has shown work at River to River Festival in collaboration with D’J Spooky, BAAD, DanceNow and most recently at EMOVES . Malcolm would like to thank Ryan Kelly and Moving Theatre for their generous support. Also a special thank you to Antoine Tempe and Julietta Cervantes and Karla Carballar and Emilo Lopez.

16) Thanks for that Bruce Paul Burnell MariaColacoDance   

Paul Burnell was born in Ystrad, South Wales and now lives in London. His music often utilizes relentless repetition and pulse within a structure perceived as a process. Sometimes humor and spoken word elements are featured. He has written for the Inchcolm New Music Ensemble and the Yorkshire Late Starters Strings. “Thanks for that Bruce” is dedicated to two Bruces. One famous, the other - regrettably and thankfully - not famous.

Maria Colaco has a BFA in modern dance from the University of South Florida. Her work has been shown throughout the tri-state region. Maria’s choreography benefits from her commitment to challenge the established boundaries between sacred and secular, classical and pop, comedy and tragedy. Our next show: Zebras Aren't native to Texas, May 21-22 at BAAD in the BX. Please come out and see the art we create.

Dancers: Amye Lewis and Patrick Pizzolorusso


17) Pieces Aaron AcostaSahar Javedani ~ compani javedani

Aaron Acosta is a graduate from the College of Santa Fe with a BA in Sound Design in Media, a Self Designed major that consists of studies in Theatre, Film, and Music. Sound helps us interpret the world in a unique way with frequency, amplitude and time: he chooses to explore these realms. He is involved with electro acoustic composition as well as more traditional composition and currently resides in Winnipeg, Canada. pieces is composed of sound effects, cell phone ringers, excerpts from the news, granular synthesis, and a piano track (performed by himself) combine to create a feeling of information overload.

Iranian-American choreographer Sahar Javedani is Artistic Director of compani javedani. She holds a MFA in Choreography and Integrated Media from CalArts and a BA in Dance, Theater, and French from Hollins University. Javedani is currently a 2008-2009 Artist-in-Residence at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center and participating in the 2008-2009 Fresh Tracks Performance and Residency Program at Dance Theater Workshop. In May, Sahar will be performing “in the Middle, somewhat aggravated” for Danspace@BRICstudio series curated by Abby Harris-Holmes and Sarah Maxfield.

Dancers: Kelley Branch, Sahar Javedani, Megan Sipe


18) Nature is Cindy Cox Rachel Cohen/Racoco Productions

Cindy Coxproduces work respected for its “vibrant and numinous sensibility”, with novel approaches to text and harmonic resonance. Cox has received awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Fromm Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, ASCAP, and Meet the Composer. Recent performances have occurred at the American Academy in Rome, the Kosmos Frauenraum in Vienna, the Münster Gesellschaft für Neue Musik, the REDCAT/Cal Arts Theater in Los Angeles, Carnegie Hall, and the Library of Congress. Recordings may be found on Albany, CRI, Capstone, Arpa-Viva, Mark, and Valve-Hearts labels. Nature is features text by John Campion.

Racoco Productions are fantastic excavations of ordinary things. Artistic director Rachel Cohen and performers collaborate frequently with composers and visual artists; movement-theater projects with composer Chris Becker and visual artists Olek and Patty Rosenblatt have been funded by the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, the American Music Center, and Meet the Composer. The company’s “If the Shoe Fits” was listed by The New York Times as a NYC dance highlight of 2005 and was presented in 2006 at the World Financial Center. Racoco Productions (and its spin-off, Racoco + the It Girls), was a company-in-residence at Galapagos Art Space in 2006-2008.
performer: Rachel Cohen
19) 60,000,000,000 David Shannon Korey Phillips 

David Ben Shannon is an English composer, working predominantly in film and theatre. He is a music graduate of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. During 2006 and 2007 he had two works featured in three different mixes of the 60x60 project. In 2007 he began scoring films and since then has written for a number of shorts and a feature film. He has also composed music for theatrical productions of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream staged in Liverpool Cathedral. He is twenty-one and lives in Merseyside, England.


Korey Phillips has been dancing for 25 years and is co founder of Pomegranate Studios, a Brooklyn based collaborative arts company which exhibits the work of creators of all kinds including dancers, musicians, actors and visual, graphic, textile and spoken word artists. She is the Senior Program Associate at Pathway to the Arts, an arts in education company which provides art programs to students in the NYC public school system and community centers in Harlem, the South Bronx and Brooklyn. Korey has has had the pleasure of participating in 60x60 once before and is thrilled at the opportunity to be a part of this presentation once again.

Performer: Korey Phillips
20) Kissing a Woman Polly Moller Ariel Polonsky  

Polly Moller improvises on the flute and bass flute. She composes, creates performance art, and heads up a revolving cast of characters called Polly Moller & Co. She is also a member of the Outsound Presents Board of Directors. Kissing a Woman features the voice of photographer Shiloh Burton, emphatically spurning the composer's hypothetical bi-curious advances as part of their duo project in the San Francisco Fling exhibit.

Ariel Polonsky is a Brooklyn native who has a double degree in Dance and Environmental Science from Connecticut College. Ariel has traveled to Vietnam and China to do culture exchange through dance and to Madagascar to study ecology. She has performed in NYC with Jen Abrams, Luis Lara Malvacias, Stacy Grossfield, Jennifer Sydor, Melinda Lee/to think the thought, Kristin Hatleberg and Esse Afficionado. She’s also a preschool teacher, tutor, maker of drawings, jewelry and clothing and project enthusiast.

21) Rain James BohnTajna Tanovic   

James Bohn has served as a guest artist at the 7-11 festival in Urbana, Illinois, and at Most Significant Bytes 2002 in Akron, Ohio. His music appears on the labels: Capstone, The Experimental Music Studios, Frog Peak, me'd1.ate, and The Media Café. James has received commissions from the Bonk Festival, the University of Illinois School of Music, The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Boston and Chicago Chapters of the American Composer's Forum. His book on Lejaren Hiller is available on Edwin Mellen Press.

Tajna Tanovic is a performing artist with 23 years of experience worldwide. Recent New York projects have included Canal Street Station, a radio theater piece by 31 Down, Waterfront Access, a dance film about Brooklyn’s waterfront directed by Floanne Ankah and several projects with Dalzell Productions. She is currently collaborating with Theater TAS in New York and will be featured in its show Yard Sale: New Footfalls... at the Chashama window on 37th Street from April 21-30. She is currently also working on her first solo album.


22) Flash! Joan La Barbara Martin Lofsnes

Joan La Barbara is a composer, performer, and sound artist who creates soundscores for film, video and dance. Her multi-layered compositions have garnered a Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition, DAAD Artist-in-Residency in Berlin, 7 NEA grants, and numerous commissions including Saint Louis Symphony, WDR-Cologne, RIAS, VPRO, Meet the Composer, and Radio Bremen. "73 Poems", her collaboration with text-artist Kenneth Goldsmith, was displayed at The Whitney Museum of American Art. “Flash!” was composed for violinist Ariana Kim and premiered at Juilliard’s Paul Hall in 2005. Flash! begins with a deer-caught-in-the-headlights gasp and hurtles forward at breakneck speed, fingers flying through flashing runs until the final strum and rapid snap pizz. Allan Kozinn of The New York Times wrote, “Flash! had the spirit of an animated monologue.” Violinist Ariana Kim is concertmaster of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in New Orleans and has performed at such New York venues as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, Tenri Institute, The Kitchen, Issue Project Room, and The Stone. A senior artist of the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota, she is studying with Robert Mann at The Juilliard School pursuing her doctorate.

23) What you don't want to hear Nicole Kim Matthew Westerby

With a Bachelor’s in Political Science, Nicole Kim attended the Sydney Conservatorium of Music to study orchestration and became enchanted with the endless sonic possibilities and artistic freedom that electronic music offers. She received a full scholarship to continue studies in electronic music at Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music. Her other musical passion lies in ecclesiastical and traditional Asian music. Created with samples with spiritual associations, such as birdsong, church music, clock, and reading of the Bible, What you don't want to hear is a musical attempt to represent the ever-present battle between the good and evil.

Matthew Westerby is originally from the UK, trained at Laban, London, and was part of Transitions Dance Company (2001). Since relocating to New York, he has danced for Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, touring nationally and internationally, as well as performing with Dusan Tynek, Risa Jaroslow, Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn, Peter Kyle and Bronwen Macarthur. He recently appeared in Roland Gebhardt's The Only Tribe at 3LD Arts Center. As a freelance choreographer, Westerby has shown work at DNA, Movement Research, WAXWorks, BAX and at the Evolve Festival, as well as in venues in the UK and Europe. His work will be presented at Green Space (Queens) this spring. He has been creating dance for and with Alessandra Larson since 2005.

Performers: Alessandra Larson, Matthew Westerby.
24) Sul C Ronald Keith Parks Esther m Palmer

Ronald Keith Parks has composed orchestral, chamber, vocal, electroacoustic, and interactive computer music which has been featured at SCI conferences, FEMF, SEAMUS, ICMC, and many recitals and concerts. Recent honors include the Aaron Copland Award, the Winthrop Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, a NeXT Ens commission, and an SCMTNA Commission. His music is available on the EMF label. Parks is an assistant professor of music composition and Director of the Winthrop Computer Music Labs at Winthrop University. Sul C is an exploration of the sound possibilities that exist along the C string of the cello.

Esther m Palmer explores philosophical connections between people through performance. She founded Seen Performance with David Morneau and Shana McKay Burns to help define this process through cross-disciplinary collaboration. While working on her MFA in Dance and Technology at OSU, Esther developed an approach to creating performance through methodologies borrowed from disciplines outside dance. Early on, she fell in love with the idea of dance as a broader art from through improvisation, which was introduced to her as a method of performed composition by Penny Campbell. Esther keeps this spirit of improvisation in all of her performance work.

Dancer: Esther m Palmer
25) Calling G.B Jennifer Griffith Amiti Perry

Jennifer Griffith sings jazz, plays classical piano, and writes dramatic pieces, songs, and diverse instrumental works. Commissions include an opera, The Dressing Room, and a dramatic work about environmental politics, Beautiful Creatures. Her pocket opera Dream President was presented in New York City Opera’s VOX 2004. Griffith is finishing a DMA at the City University of New York Graduate Center where she studied with Thea Musgrave, David Del Tredici and Tania León. Calling G.B. is a nod to the work of George Brunner, who Griffith studied with at Brooklyn College. Musical strategies used here in creating mood are explored further in her electronic work, Who is Miranda (part of The Tempest Project, forthcoming on Pogus), which combines text with a similar palette.

Amiti Perry received her BFA in Dance from the University of North Texas (’98); MFA in Choreography from The Ohio State University (’06). She is Artistic Director of æmp:dance; co-director of the Uptown Performance Series at Bridge for Dance; performs with ESS/DanceWorks and seen performance. She is currently collaborating with composer David Morneau on an evening-length work A/Break: premiering Fall 2009.
26) Handful of Rain Dylan Mattingly Jessica Gaynor Dance

Dylan Mattingly was born March 18th, 1991 in Oakland, California. He plays cello, piano, electric bass, electric guitar and ukulele, and is a prolific composer whose works have won composition contests by the University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music and the Asia America Symphony. He also enjoys translating '60s pop songs into Latin. Imagine yourself being slowly lowered up through chain-saw winds in the fog, on a long dark escalator.

Jessica Gaynor earned an MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from California Institute of the Arts in 2002. After years of training as a gymnast, Jessica began studying dance at the Fieldston School with Alice Teirstein and continued at Brown University under the direction of Julie Strandberg and Michelle Bach-Coulibaly. She received the Weston Award for her contributions to the Brown Dance Department as a choreographer as well as a member of both the Repertory Company and New Works/World Traditions African Dance Company. She formed Jessica Gaynor Dance in 2003. The company's work has been presented at Triskelion Arts, Dance Space, Williamsburg Arts Nexus, Jennifer Muller/The Works HATCH series, The Kitchen, The Hudson Guild Theater, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, The Merce Cunningham Studio, DancenOw/NYC, Brown University and the Fieldston School. Jessica is a co-founder of ThisThat Dance Collective, through which she produced two New York dance seasons. She was the repertory guest choWindows Live Hotmailreographer at the Fieldston School in 2005, and artist-in-residence at Brown University in 2006. She currently teaches dance at The Brearley School, and is the Assistant Director of Young Dancemakers Company, a tuition-free summer dance program open to students from New York City public high schools.

Performers: Jonathan Ciccarelli, Ashlie Kittleson, Renee Kurz, Blythe Proffitt
27) Iberian Aria Rodney Oakes Cary Curran

Rodney Oakes is a composer and trombonist living in Los Angeles. He currently teaches as a professor emeritus at Los Angeles Harbor College. His music is available on a number of CDs, and he performs concerts for music for the MIDI trombone in the US and Europe. He also performs with a number of jazz ensembles. Iberian Aria was created with the software program, Metasynth. The work was made essentially from digital pictures taken during January, 2005, of Spain, Portugal, and the Rock of Gibraltar. Metasynth allows for the control of sound with digital images.

Cary Curran, Triple threat. Cary's solo show - Cary From The Cock played to sold out crowds in Manhattan and The Chocolate Factory and received stellar reviews. It goes to the Orlando Fringe Festival in hopes of scaring the mouse this May. Cherry is the dance captain/choreographer for the infamous downtown dance troupe The Dazzle Dancers. She has danced on stage/screen for Blondie and The Scissor Sisters to name a few. Cary just started a theatre company with three friends called LiveFeed -- watch out! She recently originated the role of Priscilla in Black Eye Fixer. She is a member of the internationally renowned Big Art Group and has starred in Shelf Life and Flicker as well as originating the role of Julia in House of No More at PS122. She originated the role of "The Woman" in Self at Hand, a production by EAVESDROP performing the show at Dixon Place and The Baltimore Theatre Project. She does improv/sketch comedy whenever possible all 'round town. Cary frequently collaborates with performance artist Mike Albo and starred in his play, Sexotheque. Her short film, co-directed with Brian Winkowski, Wonder Woman: Battle with the Basher has played in festivals all over the world and won best short film in the MIX Brazil Festival. Cary and the DD’s were featured in Adam and Steve, which you can rent anywhere.

Dancer: Cary Curran


28) Yaylada Erdem Helvacioglu Meghann Snow

Erdem Helvacioglu has received awards from Luigi Russolo, Insulae Electronicae and MUSICA NOVA Electroacoustic Music Competitions and commissions from the 2006 World Soccer Championship, Bang on a Can All Stars, Kinan Azmeh and Cem Duruoz. His album "Altered Realities" was chosen as album of the year by All About Jazz, Textura and Cyclic Defrost magazines. "Yaylada" uses processed sounds of the kemane, kaval and the sipsi which are all traditional instruments of the Yoruks. The piece aims to evoke the Yoruks' nomadic way of life in the mountains of Turkey and to highlight their musical identity.

Meghann Snow is born and raised from Cleveland, Ohio. She received her BFA in 2006 at The Mary Schiller Myers School of Art at The University of Akron and her MFA from Parsons The New School for Design,2008. Meghann considers herself a multi-disciplinary artist. Meghann started out being a competitive figure skater at a young age of six, and was put into ballet classes to help her skating. Growing up being disciplined as an athlete and a ballet dancer Meghann started to make abstract paintings involving movement. Meghann's work has now entered a new phase by capturing movement, and considers her work as "living paintings." She strives to combine dance, movement and painting into video.

Performer in video: Jennifer Lott
29) Skating Still Gina BiverYeonseon Yoo

Gina Biver has won the Cine Golden Eagle, Tele and International Television and Video Awards for her film and television scores. She received live performances with multimedia, dance and theater at the Kennedy Center, Warehouse Theatre and Schlesinger Center. She currently directs Splash, a new music/new media ensemble. Skating Still is about the elasticity of time; the illusory nature of our perception of it: the way it expands and contracts depending on what we do. Kris Miller, violin - Lisa Kachouee, clarinet.

Originally from Korea, Yeonseon Yoo moved to New York to pursue her dance career and has performed in Aida with the Opera Pacific, Chris Hale’s Mirror, the Elan Awards, Flea Theater, Nu Dance Festival, Dancers Responding to AIDS, Built on Stilts, Int'l Dance Festival, Jennifer Muller's "Hatch", Rebound Dance Festival, and 60X60. Sunny is a featured dancer in Michele Assaf’s Live instructional videos: Floorwork, AI Stretch, and Warm-up series. Sunny is an original member of LiNK.

Dancers: Elisabeth Rainer, Yeonseon Yoo
30) They Saw That They Were Naked Dwight Ashley Emily Bufferd/BEings

Although Dwight Ashley has been a composer and recording artist for more than 25 years, he made none of his work public until 1991, when his first collaboration with Tim Story, "A Desperate Serenity," was released on the Multimood label. In June 2004, Ashley made his solo debut with "Discrete Carbon," released by Nepenthe Music. Ashley followed with two more solo projects, "Four" in 2005, and "Ataxia" in 2006, and has done additional collaborations with Story. They Saw That They Were Naked is an orchestral piece, written for strings, bass trombone, and glockenspiel.


Since 2008, BEings has been presenting dance meant to engage its viewer on an intimate level. We aim to produce work that is relevant and relatable in order to leave the viewer with a feeling of understanding. It is of utmost importance to allow our audience to experience the vulnerability that is produced by putting a feeling onstage and become relatable on a human level. From this principle, our name is found. BEings aims to put our thoughts into action by integrating a wide spread dance vocabulary towards the work

Dancers: Missy Wujek, Jessica Chou, Cat Cogliandro, Philip Northington, Kyle Vaughn, Jonathan Hoover
What is Dance? Answered by Emily Bufferd at Bourgeon
31) Barcarolla Liana Alexandra Kelly Buwalda

Liana Alexandra is a professor at the National University of Music of Bucharest. She is a member of Duo Intermedia and co-director of the Nuova Musica Consonate-Living Music Foundation Festival. She received the Prize of the Union of Romanian Composers, Gaudeamus Prize, First Prize "Carl Maria von Weber", and Prize of Beer-Sheva, Israel. “Liana Alexandra is regarded as the leading Romanian composer of her generation. Her compositional vocabulary is wide, ranging from cluster and aleatoric technique to broad lyric melody based on folk elements from her native culture" (Grey Youtz, Michigan University)

Kelly Buwalda enjoys teaching, dancing, running, and biking all over NYC. She recently performed at P.S. 122 with MEI-BE WHATever and is currently creating solo works to be performed in a site-specific venue in 2010.

Dancer: Kelly Buwalda
What is Dance? Answered by Kelly Buwalda at Bourgeon
32) Cinder Cone Marc Barreca Marilynn Danitz / High Frequency Wavelengths

Marc Barreca has been composing and performing electronic music for over twenty-five years. In the late 1970’s and early 1980’s he performed with the Seattle-based electronic music group Young Scientist and released recordings on Palace of Lights and Intrepid labels. He was also a member of K. Leimer’s studio group, Savant. Marc uses digital and analog synthesizers, digital samplers, environmental field recordings and computer processed audio loops to create multi-layered compositions. Cinder Cone was recorded at Drab Studios, Bainbridge Island on a computer using sampled and synthesized sounds.

Marilynn Danitz is the Artistic Director, High Frequency Wavelengths; President Ex Officio, American Dance Guild Awards: Jacob's Pillow Artist Residency, Dance Brew's Outstanding Dance Theatre Work of the Year, Choreography Award of Distinction, Real Art Ways National Residency. Presentations: Japan, Australia, Italy, China, Taiwan, Korea, Bulgaria, Colombia, Cyprus, Greece, Poland, Russia, Belarus, the Philippines, Canada, 14 international festivals New York Broadcasts: NBC, ABC, and in 9 countries Collaborations with: poet-laureate, Allen Ginsberg; photographer, Jerry Uelsmann; composer, Jesu Pinzon Juror: National Choreography Competition,Vitebsk Invited guest speaker in international conferences, and with Mikhail Baryshnikov in a television interview

Dancers: Meredith Blouin, Jessica Burns
33) My Visiting Card Xiting Yang Karen Kriegel

Xiting Yang was born in China and has lived in Russia since 1996. She graduated from Moussorgsky Urals State Conservatory of Music with two specializations, piano and computer music. She studied with Natalia Pankovas and Tatiana Komarova. Yang is a member of Yekaterinburg Electroacoustic Music Studio (YEAMS) She took part in the international festival “V:NM” (Austria, 2003), and the Russian festival “15 years of the Electroacoustic Music on the Ural” She currently works in Chinese stage university Hua-Qiao. My Visiting Card includes text from a visiting card in Chinese language with musical and concrete sounds.

34) The Indecisive Moment Mark Vernon Jessica Wiliams

Mark Vernon is a Glasgow based sound artist, musician and radio producer with recordings released on Gagarin records, Staubgold, Textile and Pickled Egg. He was a founding member of Glasgow’s pirate art radio collective, ‘Radio Tuesday’, a community radio station which broadcasts innovative mixes of art and music. The Indecisive Moment is composed from field recordings taken at Recyclart, a multi-functional arts space in Brussels. An imaginative young man with aspirations to news reporting tells some pretty tall tales. Over a backdrop of sirens and circling helicopters he gives the latest update on the kidnapping of Jean-Pierre, or perhaps a ransom demand?

During precious free time, Jessica Williams has had the pleasure of presenting choreography in various venues throughout NYC including Dance New Amsterdam, Triskelion Arts and the DUMBO Dance Festival. Jessica derives her artistic influences from contemporary ballet and Merce Cunningham's chance elements. Randomly assigned isolations of the body initiate a chain-reaction of fluid momentum. By coinciding chance with pre-determined repetition, her work illustrates the dialectics of free will versus destiny.

Collaborator: Alexis Maxwell
35) Moving Water Andra McCartney Carol Knopf, soloist / Poemdance Co.

Andra McCartney is a soundwalk artist, who works with her own field recordings to create websites, CD ROMs, tape works and performances. Her most recent project is a collaborative soundscape work focusing on the area surrounding Lachine Canal in Montreal. McCartney is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University, teaching Sound in Media. Moving Water brings together treatments of water recordings from Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park creek, Ontario’s Crowe River, the Caribbean Sea in Grenada, and Montreal’s St. Lawrence River.

Carol Knopf is an an aerialist/ dancer. My choreographic works explore both the air and the ground. As a poet of dance, any genre of movement could find its way into my work since all that matters is the expression of the moment. I explore movement until it reveals to me some new aspect of the life always bubbling within.

web.mac.com/poemdancer and Youtube.com/caroldancer

36) Things Jordan McLean Daman Harun

Suma cum laude in composition, SUNY Purchase, under the guidance of Dary John Mizelle and Joel Thome. Charter member, lead trumpet, featured soloist and contributing composer, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, DROID. Founder, Fire of Space, Piano Music and Song Trio. Travelled to 20 countries and 40 U.S. states for dozens of major jazz, rock, world music, and cultural festivals over the last decade. Recent recordings on Agni Records and 482music. Things 2004 is constructed by orchestrating a transcription of a clandestine recording of a few friends talking, laughing and screaming.

Daman Harun has been dancing and choreographing in this world since 1990.

Dancer: Daman Harun
37) On Simak Pond Robert Dick Marsi Burns 

Robert Dick is best known as the composer/performer who is the leading light in the world of new music for flutes. His compositions have been recognized with a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA Composer Fellowships, a Koussevitzky Foundation Commission, two Meet the Composer Commissions, and many others. In addition to his flute music, Dick writes chamber music and has a lifelong interest in low-tech musique concrete. Inspired by the science fiction writings of Clifford J. Simak, On Simak Pond is meant to conjure apparitions that float in the magical dusk at the shore of a real and imaginary pond where memory, sentiment, conjecture, fear and joy all overlap.

Marsi Burns, an independent improvisational performer first performed at DTW in 1973 after graduating from Coumbia University Teachers College with an M.A. in Dance. She has choreographed more than 40 works and performed for several choreographers including Claire Porter, Steven Koplowitz, Shiela Kaminsky, Alice Teirstein and Dixie Fun Dance Theater at Joyce Soho, She currently performs dance improvisation under the direction of Margaret Beals. Most of the daylight hours, she can be found teaching Dance and Movement to exuberant teenagers in a NYC High School in the Bronx.

38) Pretty Katrina Wreede Kiley Durst 

Katrina Wreede enjoys writing music for chamber ensembles, orchestras, dancers, protests, youth groups, and friends. In between she supports herself by sawing on the viola, including pretending to be a violinist for Prince Charles and serenading an office meeting at a Burger King. Last year she took three little girls from her neighborhood, ages 9, 10 and 12, to hear the 60x60 show at Mills College. They had never heard of a college before, and they had never sat in the dark listening to music. Afterwards she asked if they'd like to help make a submission for this year. With much enthusiasm, they created a montage of pre-teen-ness addressing girls' body image issues and, oh yes, silliness.

Kiley Durst graduated Summa Cum Laude from Slippery Rock University with a BA in dance. She is currently dancing with York Dance Works and has also worked with ACFDance, Attack Theatre, Michael Walsh, Gwen Hunter-Ritchie, Art Bridgman, Myrna Packer, and Amy Schnelle. Kiley has also presented her solo work at the Dumbo Dance Festival.

Dancer: Kiley Durst

39) One Minute Drama David NewbyHettie Barnhill

A self-taught musician who got his first guitar at age 14. Prompted by a close friend two years ago to venture into home studio recording and has since composed over 500 pieces of varying genres. A musical contributor and forum moderator at naughtyaudio.com, and member with Vox Novus. Due to increased availability of recording software and engineering, Newby is at last pursuing his life-long passion to produce his own synthesized music. One Minute Drama is but one short example.

Hettie Barnhill is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and the Artistic Director of The Just Movement Collective. Choreography Credits; International Wow Theater, Solar one and The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festivals, MTV, The Ailey School and Dance Chicago, She was awarded the Young Artist Scholarship (American Dance Festival) & The Wiesman Grant for her Choreographic piece ‘Homegrown’. Theater Credits; La Cage Aux Folles, My Fair Lady, Aida, Guys&Dolls, Meet me in St. Louis, Vagina Monologues, and Second City Chicago, Other Credits; Black Label Movement in Minnesota MN, Arroja in Lisbon Portugal, The Kennedy Center in Washington DC and Amici in Roma Italy. This Summer she excited to be choreographing for the United Nation's Human Rights "No Sweat Shop Tour", I’m truly grateful for this opportunity. Thank you to all! Title: Love Not Surely

Dancers: Leslie Quade and Trevor Downey
40) Ranaat Eek Ian Dicke Alexis Hosea

American born composer and performer Ian Dicke creates works textured by overlapping musical cultures. His compositions have received many honors and distinctions including the Jim Highsmith Orchestral Award and a MetLife Creative Connections grant from Meet the Composer. His music has been presented by The Cabrillo Festival Orchestra under the direction of Marin Alsop, Capital M, the 16mm Orchestra, Gamma-UT, and the Midwest Composers Symposium. He is fascinated with the juxtaposition of simple pop tunes with strange timbres and intonations found in Southeast Asian music. A brief homage, Ranaat Eek is named for the high pitched metallophones of Thailand and Cambodia.

Alexis Hosea is originally from the Pacific Northwest, was a dance major at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle and got her B.A. in Theater Arts from University of California Santa Cruz. She most recently has been performing and studying at the Upright Citizen's Brigade here in NYC.

Dancers: Alexis Hosea and Evangeline Riely
41) METRO TRIBE Carolyn Yarnell Krista Racho-Jansen

Yarnell’s music encompasses a broad spectrum of style and mediums, ranging from orchestral works, solo and chamber music for both modern and early instruments, computer music, electronic soundscapes, multi-disciplinary works and improvisatory space music with a metal tinge. Educated at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Yale, she has received fellowships to Aspen, Tanglewood, and a Fulbright to Iceland. Most notable awards include the Rome Prize, Guggenheim and an NEA grant for composition and painting. METRO TRIBE is a brief urban study, layering multiple rhythms and glittering textures into a kaleidoscopic milieu.

42) James Bond vs the Venominator Nicolas Chausseau Robert Bettmann / Bettmann Dances

Nicolas Chausseau has been interested in jazz improvisation since childhood. Influenced by Jose Evangelista’s music, he studies at Université de Montréal with Denis Gougeon. He is interested in the functional relationship of compositional processes to cultures and to zeitgeists. Some of his work for synthesisers and guitar is infected with popular culture memes that can be found, for example, in car or walkman designs, in video games, but also in various genres of pop music, like electroclash, indie rock, rave music and, folk rock, noise and grunge.

Rob Bettmann began dancing at Oberlin College, graduating with his BA in Environmental Studies. He trained on scholarship at the Ailey School and the School of the Washington Ballet, and has performed with Sudden Enlightenment Theater, the Alexandria Ballet, Jane Franklin Dance, and Maida Withers Dance Construction Company. His choreography has been performed in DC, New York, Boston, and North Carolina, and has been supported by grants from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. His MA thesis in Dance is being published by VDG, and will be available in May. He is the editor of the magazine, Bourgeon.

Performed by Robert Bettmann
43) Lois David Gunn Ginger Cox/ Link the Movement

David Gunn composes mostly acoustic music. Recent products include two string quartets for Ethel, four clots of incidental music for Ray Bradbury’s Pandemonium Theatre Company, “Locomotives stalking a leopard in a china closet” for adventurous percussion ensemble, and a rap about procrastination. For 10½ years, he co-hosted Kalvos & Damian’s New Music Bazaar, a radio show that won an award once. Or twice, actually. Lois is a true story, as much as any story nowadays can be considered true. It was recorded using a dynamic microphone specially adapted to withstand dinosaur ejecta. The plucky recording engineer regrettably was not so adapted.

LiNK! the Movement was created as a jazz dance company that has since moved away from being labeled by a genre to being a Movement. LiNK is a multidimensional company that presents an electrifying repertoire without borders. Its athleticism and artistry connects them to their audience through many different voices of dance.

Dancers: Hyosun Choi, Adriana Falcon, Elisabeth Rainer, Shauna Sorensen, Yeon Seon Yoo, Aleta Walker
What is Dance? Answered by Ginger Cox at Bourgeon
44) Moog of Destruction Andrew Cole Beth Jucovy / Dance Visions

Andrew Seager Cole is an active composer of electronic and acoustic concert music and music for theater, dance, film, and art. He is a founding member of the Baltimore based AfterNow new music collective and currently works at the Johns Hopkins Digital Media Center and Loyola College. His works have been performed throughout the US and in Europe. Mr. Cole received a BA from Goucher College and MM degrees in acoustic Composition and Computer Music from the Peabody Conservatory. Moog of Destruction was written using a Moog synthesizer. The title really just says it all.

Beth Jucovy is director, choreographer and dancer with Dance Visions, which she founded in 1990. She is director of her school "Children Dancing," dance educator at the Dalton School, and a dance teaching artist with Tilles Center (aesthetic education). She is an Isadora Duncan dance specialist, a protege of Julia Levien, whom she studied with since childhood.

Dancers: Beth Jucovy, Chelsea Koenig, Jessie Tomanek
45) Who are you? Agnes SzelagJulie Fotheringham

Agnes Szelagis a composer, performer, and video/audio installation artist. Her work explores the cognitive and aesthetic relationship of sound and visual media in chosen environments. In performance and composition she creates interactive schemes that ride the line between composition and improvisation. Agnes is a Course Director at Ex’pression College for Digital Arts, received her MFA from Mills College, and her BS in Radio/TV/Film from Northwestern University. Who are you? is a song exploring finality. Memory and nostalgia make it difficult for relationships to really end. The childlike voice represents the innocence of when we are falling in love with someone else. This is one of the only times in our lives when we see someone else in ourselves and at that time we are infinite.


Julie Fotheringham performed as a dancer/acrobat in Cirque du Soleil before coming to New York to make her own work. Here she has shown her contemporary dance/performance art solos is various venues including Dance New Amsterdam, The Living Theatre, and Monkeytown. She also brings her work to unsuspecting audiences with her uninvited guerrilla improvisations in public spaces.

performed by Julie Fotheringham

46) The Starling Clock Wound Charles Norman MasonSara Procopio

Charles Norman Mason is executive director of Living Music Foundation and professor of music at Birmingham-Southern College. He won the 2005 Samuel Barber Rome Prize Fellowship in composition, International Society for Bassists Composition Competition, Premi Internacional de Composició Musical Ciutat de Tarragona Orchestra Music prize, National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship, Dale Warland Singers Commission Prize, and many others. His music has been performed at the Aspen Summer Music Festival, Foro Internacional de Música Nueva, and festivals in Prague, Bucharest, Bulgaria, and Sao Paulo. The Starling Clock Wound uses 2 sounds: a single chirp from a starling and the sound of a flock of starlings.

Sara Procopio dances and teaches in New York and abroad. She lives in Brooklyn and is a founding and current member of Shen Wei Dance Arts.

Performed by: Sara & dancing friends
47) Whirlitzer Margaret Schedel

Margaret Anne Schedel is a composer and cellist specializing in the creation and performance of ferociously interactive media. She holds a DMA in music composition at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Her interactive multimedia opera, “A King Listens”, premiered at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center and was profiled by apple.com. She is the musical director for Kinesthetech Sense and sits on the boards of the BEAM Foundation, EMF, the ICMA, NWEAMO, and Organised Sound. As Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University, she is Co-Director of Computer Music and a core faculty member of cDACT. Whirlitzer contains fifty eight thousand, nine hundred ninety eight miliseconds of pure evil. Make sure there aren’t sharp objects around while you listen (jk). Imagine circuit bending a music box, now, after checking for sharp objects, you may listen.

48) Memory of LossAnn Cantelow Kristin Hatleberg and Renee Kurz

Ann Cantelow is a thereminist and composer in Boulder, Colorado. She studied composition at the University of California at Davis, and was influenced there by John Cage, who taught there for a semester, Larry Austin, and Richard Swift. A guest lecture by Martha Graham was also influential to her work. Memory of Loss consists of multiple theremin tracks. It is dedicated to the memory of her father.

Kristin Hatleberg and Renee Kurz are independent dance artists who like to collaborate with each other. The materials for Renee's costume designs and the inspiration for the choreography were sourced from both Kristin and Renee's treasure chests.

49) March of the Krumerhorns John Biggs bnw:dance/Brittany Whitmoyer and Dancers

John Biggs was born in Los Angeles in 1932. His father was organist Richard Keys Biggs, and his mother was singer Lucienne Gourdon. He was number 8 in a family of 11 children.. During his youth he received training in acting, singing, piano, bassoon, and violin, and was a member of his father’s church choir. As a performer, he founded the John Biggs Consort, which specialized in vocal chamber music from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. As a composer, his output is varied, and includes chamber music, vocal music, choral music, orchestral music, and music for the stage.

bnw:dance is a small, New York City based dance company bringing emotion into motion and taking risks where risks are needed, in today's world. Choreographer Brittany Whitmoyer recieved her BFA in Dance from East Carolina University and has studied under many artists such as: Bridgman/Packer Dance, Bebe Miller, Kevin Wynn, Nancy Stark Smith, Monica Bill Barnes, and Rodger Belman. bnw:dance has performed at the Uptown Performance Series, and will be self producing at BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange in May!

Dancers: Halee Beucler, Rebecca McRae, Brooke Whitfield, and Brittany Whitmoyer
50) Minutia Greg Dixon colectivodoszeta / carlos a. cruz velázquez

Greg Dixon earned his Bachelor's degree in Music Engineering Technology and Master's degree in Music Composition from Ball State University. He has studied composition with Keith Kothman, Jody Nagel, Michael Pounds, David Foley, and Cleve Scott. His electro-acoustic music has been performed recently at Threshold Fall 2004 and Spring 2005, Ball State's DISCUS 2005 and Electronic Music Midwest 2005. Minutia consists of many small and unimportant details that soon become overwhelming, evoking a palpable emotional response to a seemingly insignificant series of events.

Born in Puebla, México, Carlos started his dance training learning Mexican Folk Dance when he was six years old. Since then he has had performed with Compania Sunny Savoy and Cava~Parker Dance, among other companies and groups. He is co-founder and artistic director of colectivodoszeta and of Tlaxochimaco Mexican Artists Showcase. He holds a MFA in Dance from NYU-Tisch School of the Arts and is a Fulbright and FONCA-CONACULTA grantee.

Dancers:Seth Lieberman and Carlos A. Cruz Velázquez
51) 60x601 Tony Higgins Kyra Johannesen

Tony Higgins is a 23 year old composer from Galway City, Ireland. He has just completed a Master's in Music Technology at the University of Limerick. He received his first concert performance this summer with the premiere of The Notes of a Piano at the Cortona Contemporary Music Festival. He has also performed around Ireland with his rock project, junior85. His influences include coincident lines in perspective and The Road Signs of Our Age. 60x601 uses loops created with a Korg AX1500g and a Fender Strat.

Her vision for performance is her vision for life – Grow, be honest, your story is beautiful, let’s just tell it. For her, dancing is living life. She delivers in every moment, on and off the stage.

52) 60x60 06 George Brunner Sasha Soreff/Sasha Soreff Dance Theater

George Brunner is a composer and performer, researcher/writer, recording engineer/producer and teacher. He has served as composer-in-residence three times at Electroacoustic Music Studios in Stockholm, Sweden and at Kungliga Musikhögskolan I Stockholm. He is writing a book on Text Sound Composition and is considered an authority on the subject. Brunner was Co-Director of the first Electroacoustic Music Festival at Bilgi University in Istabnbul. Brunner is the director and founder of the Brooklyn College Electroacoustic Music Ensemble at Brooklyn College, where he organizes the biannual International Electroacoustic Music Festival.

Sasha Soreff’schoreography has been seen at venues throughout New York and New England, including the Ailey Citigroup Theater, Cunningham Studio Theater, Long Island University, 92nd Street Y, American Living Room Series at HERE, ArcLight Theatre, and Portland Dances!, as well as on WNET’s MetroArts television station. Sasha danced with Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends from 1998-2004. She served on the faculty of Dance New Amsterdam (formerly Dance Space Center) from 1999-2006 and is now a regular guest/substitute teacher. A Maine native, Sasha graduated from high school at North Carolina School of the Arts and received a BA from Barnard College. Sasha Soreff Dance Theater will present the premiere of "The Other Shoe" June 25-28th at the Ailey Citigroup Theater.

Dancers:Masanori Asahara, Alaine Handa
What is Dance? Answered by Alaine Handa at Bourgeon
53) One Minute under God Eldad Tsabary Kim Blanchard

In his compositions, Eldad explores intercultural and interreligious subject matter. His works were presented at Carnegie Hall, ISCM, and CCRMA, recorded by the Bulgarian Philharmonic and won prizes and mentions at Bourges, ZKM, CBC Outfront/Deep Wireless, Harbourfront Centre, and Madrid-Abierto, among others. His music is published by Editions BIM and released on elektraMusic,Vibrö, ERMMedia, NAISA, Vox Novus, and others. He teaches electroacoustics and music technology at Concordia University and at Musitechnic in Montréal.

54) Lake House Letter Lynn Job Veronica Carnero

Lynn Job was born in South Dakota and holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree. She is an active professional composer for all new classical genres who publishes with Buckthorn Music Press. Lake House Letter begins with the Latin chant "Puer natus in Bethlehem" (a boy is born in Bethlehem). Spiritual conflict, persecution, and confusion exist but innocence and goodness prevail. Job spins this expressive tale from material in her Armiger’s Gate (viola), Jesu nostra redemptio (choir), Azimuth Dance (percussion), and more, including familiar sounds from nature, and a cadential lute, quoting English composer John Dowland.

Veronica Carnero is a California native and living as a Brooklyn-based dance artist. She is a graduate from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Her solo improvisation work has been a focal point thus far."
55) Hallelujah Marita Bolles Laura Shapiro/quicksilverdance

Marita Bolles is a Chicago composer whose music evokes non-linear narratives and deals with vast distinctions in scale. She is working on a series of vignettes inspired by Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities. Bolles is committed to an inquiry into “new music”: its function(s), its ramifications on modernity and what its evolution might be. Hallelujah is for two channel spatialized voice, using two hours of left-over sound sources from composer/tenor Derek Keller. I used this opportunity to make a miniature that is a variation on the original work.

Laura Shapiro is a NYC-based choreographer/performer who has collaborated with many new music and jazz composer/performers. Since the 60x60 format assigns the music to each choreographer, it creatively challenges her to explore themes and styles that she might not otherwise choose. On first listening to Hallelujah, she was reminded of Japanese ghost stories. Then, after reading the composer's notes, and mindful that this week there are both Jewish and Christian holidays, her thoughts turned to religious paintings, and then to films based on Biblical subjects. Many thanks to the performers, and to Pascal, Jeramy and Rob.

Dancers: Janet Aisawa, Meredith Blouin, Colleen Cintron, Leena Conquest, and Pedro Jimenez
56) Sagittarius Robert VoiseyDai Jian

Robert Voisey is a composer and impresario of electroacoustic and chamber music. His aesthetic oscillates from the Ambient to the Romantic. Voisey embraces a variety of media for his compositions, and pioneers new venues to disseminate his music and reach audiences. Voisey's compositions have been performed at the A*Devantgarde festival, Electronic Music Midwest festival, the International Electroacoustic Festival at Brooklyn College, and the Spark Festival. Voisey is the Founder of Vox Novus, Vice President of programs at the Living Music Foundation, Artistic Director of the 60x60 project, Artistic Director of the Composer’s Voice Concert Series, and originator of the American Composer Timeline. His mission is the promotion and dissemination of contemporary new music. Sagittarius is one constellation from something larger representing the evening sky.

Robert Voisey on Vox Novus

Dai Jian was born in Hunan Province, China and graduated from the Beijing Dance Academy & Guangdong ATV Professional Academy for Performing Arts, founded by Madam Yang Meiqi. In 1998 he was awarded the Second Prize at the Fourth National Dance Competition. 2004 He received a full scholarship to attend the ADF. He also danced and choreographed for Jin Xing Dance Theater and Guangzhou Song & Dance Ensemble in China before becoming a member of the Shen Wei Dance Arts in 2005. Dai Jian joined Trisha Brown Dance Company in 2008.

57) Morning Song Stuart Hinds Choreographer/Dancer Alice Teirstein

Stuart Hinds is a composer, teacher and overtone singer possessing a unique ability to produce two discreet melodies at the same time. He has been commissioned to compose several new works for chorus with overtone singing, with a premiere performance in Prague in September of 2004. Hinds sings truly contrapuntal music where the fundamental line moves with complete freedom while the overtone line conforms to the natural harmonics of the sounding fundamental. Both parts move with a high level of independence. A Swedish reviewer called his work an example of “true and uncorrupted artistry.”

Alice Teirstein,dance educator, choreographer and dancer, directs the dance program at the Fieldston School in the Bronx, She is founding director of Young Dancemakers Company, a free, funded summer ensemble of New York City teens, selected annually from public schools throughout the boroughs, creating their own work and performing it city-wide, in free touring concerts. She has created and performed in works produced at major concert dance venues in and out of New York, including Dance Theater Workshop, Symphony Space, Joyce Soho, Jacobs Pillow, The Yard in Martha’s Vineyard, and in NYC parks with grant awards from NYSCA and DCA. She is a choreographer and movement consultant for the Pearl Theatre Company, NYC. She has performed with the companies of Stephan Koplowitz, Janis Brenner, Jody Oberfelder, Claire Porter and others, has choreographed and performed duets with Stuart Hodes, to press acclaim, and danced with Gus Solomons, jr. in his choreography.

58) I Go Home Monroe Golden

Monroe Golden is a freelance composer from rural Alabama. His compositions explore alternative tuning systems, and have been broadcast and performed throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Critics have called his music "delightfully disorienting,” and “lovely, sumptuous, yet arcane.” Golden received his Bachelor’s from the University of Montevallo and his doctorate from the University of Illinois. I Go Home is based on a poem by Penny Arnold, whose narrations (whispered, jabbered, intoned, and sung) provide the sole source material for the work. Composed with Adobe Audition, each line of the poem corresponds to a phrase with duration determined by the number of syllables.

59) Endless Song Stan Link Jeramy Zimmerman

Stan Link is Associate Professor of Composition, Philosophy and Analysis of Music at Vanderbilt University. A composer of acoustic and electro-acoustic music, his work appears on Albany Records, Capstone, Pa’s Fiddle, and Art Trail labels. Along with composition and theory, he teaches interdisciplinary courses on music, art, and film and is an active scholar with numerous publications on noise, silence, film music, digital aesthetics, and psycho-killers. Endless Song is inspired by a play by William Butler Yeats: “Land of Heart’s Desire, Where beauty has no ebb. Decay no flood, But Joy is wisdom, time an endless song.”

CatScratch Theatre was founded in 2000 by Jeramy Zimmerman, Jessica Hirst, Krissie Marty and Lisa Hetzel. CatScratch Theatre first danced on the Washington DC Metro system and has since performed in non-traditional places such as the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage and Chateau Cazals in southeastern France, as well as in more traditional concert dance venues. In 2002, Jeramy, through CST Productions, produced "On the Edge: Downtown Festival of Modern Dance," Washington DC's first festival devoted solely to modern dance. In 2003, Jeramy returned to NYC and brought CatScratch Theatre with her. CatScratchers emeriti can be found in such exotic places as Honduras, Nicaragua, Washington DC (and outlying Virginia) and NYC (all boroughs). Though devoted to public performance, none have ever been arrested while part of a CST-produced event. In addition to Jeramy and Jessica (though now far-flung), current CatScratchers are Deborah Karp, Dana Reed, Allison Vinal and Ashley Wailes-Wallace.

60) And die David Fenech Full Cast

For over ten years in France, David Fenech has been an active composer, performer, and improviser. His works include acoustic, electronic, tape and digital media, including sound installations and film scores. He's played with musicians such as Gino Robair, Felix Kubin, James Plotkin, Tom Cora and Ghedalia Tazartes. And die are like the last 60 seconds of a dying person, not a second more.