Due East, consisting of percussionist Greg Beyer and flutist Erin Lesser, performs for the Livewire 3 Music Festival. The duo has performed in Brazil, Europe, Canada and the USA at venues such as the Warsaw Crossdrumming Festival, the Banff Centre for the Arts, the SEAMUS conference, Bargemusic, the National Flute Association Conventions in Kansas and New York and the Percussive Arts Society International Conventions in Texas, Tennessee and Ohio. The duo’s first recording, Simultaneous Worlds, is scheduled for release on Albany Records in October, 2010. They can also be heard on the Brazilian label, Gravina Música.
The program will feature:
- Among Fireflies (2010) by Elaine Lillios
- Yodeling Song (2012) by Alexis Bacon
- Cowboy Song (2008) by Alexis Bacon
- Capoeirista (2011) by Chester Udell
- Incantations (2010) by Michel Galante
- Only The Words Themselves Mean What They Say (2010-11) by Kate Soper, text by Lydia Davis
- Purl (2006) by Kate Soper
- Ligare (2006) by Alexandre Lunsqui
7:00 pm, Fine Arts Building 215
A free pre-concert talk will feature composers Alexis Bacon, Farangis Nurulla-Khoja, Kate Soper and David Revill.
$7 general admission, $3 seniors, free for students, free with a UMBC ID. To order tickets in advance, order online through MissionTix.
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