THE BOX IS EMPTY’S TOP PICKS:
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Operation ID have been working on a brand new set of music, and after performances at IMPFest and a brief tour of Oregon they are back in Seattle ready to play. Op ID’s special brand of genre-defying freeimprovjazzrockpop takes a new turn with the release of their latest single “Trapped.” (Listen here) Their new live set is sure to be obnoxiously fun and offensively well-played (in the best possible way). DO NOT MISS THIS SHOW!
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Ryan Keebaugh (b. 1980) is a composer, conductor, and sound artist residing in Virginia. Ryan’s work in recent years has explored a fusion of natural sonic environments with spectral and monochromatic textures influenced by his interests in the environment, visual art, and spirituality. His work is saturated by themes of stillness, drone, atmosphere, minimalism, and nature. Ryan’s works have been performed by the Great Noise Ensemble, members of the National Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Catholic University of America Orchestra and Chorus, The Millbrook Concert Choir, The James Wood Concert Choir, pianist Scot Hawkins, Winchester Musica Viva, Bridgewater College Alumni Choir, and many other world class musicians and ensembles. He has participated in the Fringe Festival, Wilder on Wilder Music Festival, Interlochen Summer Music Festival, and has held residencies at Wildacres Artist Colony, Factory 449 Theatre Collective, Winchester Musica Viva, and the Composers & Schools in Concert (CSIC). He has received awards and recognition from ASCAP, the American Prize for Choral Composition, and the Virginia Music Educators Association.
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HAPPENING THIS WEEK – 8/6/12-8/12/12 – Seattle:
- Table and Chairs – Operation ID Live. The Rat and Raven, Seattle, WA. August 15, 2012, 8:00 p.m., 21 and over.
- Christian Pincock/Ivan Arteaga – Bark for solo saxophone, Kromer, etc.. The Chapel, Seattle, WA. August 17, 2012, 8:00 p.m..
HAPPENING THIS WEEK – 8/6/12-8/12/12 – Elsewhere:
- Ryan Keebaugh – Premiere of Suffering Servant. Bridgewater College Alumni Choir, Bridgewater Church of the Brethren, Bridgewater, VA. August 19, 2012, 3:00 p.m..
- The Concert Black – Spectrum, New York, NY. August 31, 2012, 8:00 p.m..
- Table and Chairs – Operation ID. Seattle Center, Seattle, WA. September 8, 2012, 12:00 p.m..
- Nat Evans – Blue Hour. Big Car, Indianapolis, IN. September 15, 2012.
- Lindsay Kesselman/Kate Moroney – Einstein on the Beach. Opera House, Brooklyn, NY. September 10-24, 2012.
- John Teske – Broken Bow Ensemble performs new works for chamber orchestra. The Chapel Performance Space, Seattle, WA. September 29, 2012. 8:00 p.m..
- Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble – Bowling Green New Music Festival. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. October 17-20, 2012.
- Lindsay Kesselman – Premiere of a new works by Sarah Gibson and Amy Beth Kirsten. USC, Los Angeles, CA. November 16-18, 2012.
- Ryan Keebaugh – Frequency: New Music in the Valley. Shenandoah Valley, VA. Summer 2013.