Current Events

December 12 & 14, 2002
a new work, Underneath My Skin, a collabration with choreographer Nazorine Paglia premieres at
Sarah Lawrence College
Performing Arts Center,
Bronxville, NY

August 12, 2002
Resonance 104.4 FM
(London) presents Out of the Blue Radio as part of their year-long series. Featuring recordings in real-time from a different location around the world, every night at 11:30 (GMT), the series is hosted by Chris Cutler. Resonance FM is on air in central London and streamed worldwide via the web. This evening's recording comes from Nicholas Chase in Valencia, California.

July 28, 2002
Swiss harpist Anne Bassand premieres
...and the Sons of His Sons...
at the World Harp Congress
Concert of International Solo Contemporary Music
Salle Polyvalente
Geneva, Switzerland, 2pm.

May 2002
New Zealand's formost new music ensemble
175 EAST premiers and tours crush (diversion).
May 19:
Hopetoun Alpha
Auckland, NZ
(repeated as broadcast, Concert FM, Radio New Zealand; time TBA)
May 24:
Adam Concert Room, Victoria University
Wellington, NZ
May 26:
Waikato University
Hamilton, NZ

May 1, 2002
Composer Nicholas Chase and members of the
California EAR Unit perform the premier
of a new work for turntables and ensemble
in the EAR Unit's "Brownout" concert.
LA County Museum of Art (
LACMA) Bing Theater
Los Angeles, CA, 8pm
Admission $15.00 (student and senior tickets available).

(read a review of the world premier of OPUS)

March 21, 22, 2002
New Zealand Violinist Mark Menzies
Rugosa Rose at Auckland University,
Auckland, NZ
as part of a composer's symposium
hosted by composer David Nalden.

February 27, 2002
New Zealand Violinist Mark Menzies and
EAR Unit Cellist Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick
give a one-of premier performance of

as part of CalArts School of Music's
Chamber Music Wednesdays concert series.
California Institute of the Arts, Roy O. Disney Music Hall
Valencia, CA, 8pm.
Admission FREE

January 23, 2002
New Zealand Violinist Mark Menzies
reprises Rugosa Rose
at University of California, Riverside
January 22, 2002
New Zealand Violinist Mark Menzies
previews Rugosa Rose
at Stanford University