Job Announcement

Performer-educator (at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor)
Department of Music, Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS),
New York University, New York, NY

The FAS Department of Music at New York University invites applications for a
performer-educator to expand our multifaceted approach to the study of music, sound,
and listening. The ideal candidate will be an active performer who can demonstrate a
history of artistic excellence, a creative approach to teaching, and robust ties to a
number of musical scenes. Candidates must have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher
at the time of appointment; prior college-level teaching experience is valued but not
required. We are especially interested in candidates whose musical practices increase
the diversity of perspectives available to our students. The appointment will begin
September 1, 2017, pending administrative and budgetary approval.
This full-time position is a three-year renewable clinical assistant professorship oriented
toward undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment. Professional responsibilities
include: teaching undergraduate lecture courses and advanced seminars on specific
music traditions or theoretical concepts; leading one or more ensembles; and presenting
performances, master classes, and other musical activities in the Department.
The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university
that spans the globe. We seek educators of the highest caliber, who embody the
diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly
encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals
who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and
national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected
basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build
the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS
commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please
read http://as.nyu.edu/page/diversityinitiative.

Application Instructions

A complete application should include: (1) a letter detailing relevant experience and
teaching interests; (2) a CV or résumé; (3) names and e-mail addresses of three
references; and (4) no more than three links to representative performances. Review of
applications will commence on December 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications should be uploaded through Interfolio at the following link:
https://apply.interfolio.com/39362

The Orchestra of the League of Composers Performs U.S. and New York Premieres

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 7:30 PM
Season Finale:
The Orchestra of the League of Composers Performs U.S. and New York Premieres

The League of Composers/ISCM — the nation’s oldest organization devoted to contemporary music — joins the NY PHIL BIENNIAL to present the Orchestra of the League of Composers performing a New York Premiere by Huck Hodge (United States, b. 1977), a U.S. Premiere by Felipe Lara (Brazil, b. 1979), and works by Pulitzer Prize–winning composers Charles Wuorinen (United States, b. 1938) and Paul Moravec (United States, b. 1957). The program, taking place at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre, will be conducted by Orchestra of the League of Composers music director Louis Karchin, and will feature pianist Anne-Marie McDermott as soloist.
 
Huck Hodge
Alêtheia (New York Premiere)
Felipe Lara
Fringes (U.S. Premiere)
Paul Moravec
Sempre Diritto!
Charles Wuorinen
Flying to Kahani for piano and chamber orchestra
Louis Karchin, music director
Charles Wuorinen, conductor
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Orchestra of the League of Composers
 
Miller Theatre at Columbia University:
2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Tickets will be available at the door or online and can be purchased for $25 general admission or $15 for students and seniors. 

New Music from France: The Chamber Players of the League/ISCM

Thursday, March 3, 2016 7:00 PM
New Music from France:
The Chamber Players of the League/ISCM

The Chamber Players of the League/ISCM present a concert of new works by French composers who are not well known in the US. We are very pleased to bring four excellent works – curated by a team of French and American composers – to the US because their contrasting style and approach demonstrate the diversity within the French new music scene. 

Featured composers:
Gérard Buquet
Carlos Grätzer
Patrick Marcland
François Paris
The Chamber Players of the League/ISCM
 
La Maison Française at New York University: 
16 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003

Connections: New Music from the West/Midwest

Friday, February 19, 2016 8:00 PM
Connections: New Music from the West/Midwest
ensemble mise-en

5 new works written for ensemble mise-en by West Coast and Midwest composers. Featured composers:
Carl W. Schimmel
Stephen Andrew Taylor
Texu Kim
Kurt Rohde
Aaron Gervais
ensemble mise-en
 
the cell:
338 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011
Tickets will be available at the door and can be purchased for $20 general admission or $15 for students and seniors. Your ticket will also include a complimentary drink.

The Traps: Reich, Wolfe, and Brooke

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 8:00 PM
The Traps: Reich, Wolfe, and Brooke
Talujon

Talujon presents a program of works for multiples of individual instruments featuring two landmark works for percussion and the New York premiere of Nick Brooke’s The Traps.

Steve Reich
Six Marimbas (1986)
Julia Wolfe
Dark Full Ride (2002)*
Nick Brooke
The Traps (2014)*
*Written for Talujon

Talujon
Ian Antonio
David Cossin
Matthew Gold
Michael Lipsey
Bill Solomon
Matt Ward

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music Cary Hall: 
450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
Tickets will be available at the door and can be purchased for $10 general admission or $5 for students and seniors.

Season Finale: The Orchestra of the League of Composers

Thursday, June 11, 2015 8:00 PM
Season Finale: The Orchestra of the League of Composers

Louis Karchin and Scott Voyles will conduct the Orchestra of the League of Composers in our final concert of the season. Our enthusiastic commitment to the performance of new orchestral music culminates in the performance of our commissioned work A League of Notions, by Morris Rosenzweig, and other exciting premieres and compositions by David Felder, Irving Fine, and Kaaija Saariaho.
 
David Felder
Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux (Excerpts) (2013) NY Premiere
Irving Fine
Notturno for Strings and Harp (in honor of the composer’s
centennial) (1951)
Morris Rosenzweig
A League of Notions (2015) World Premiere,
League-ISCM Commission
Kaija Saariaho
Leino Songs (2008) NY Premiere
 
Heather Buck, soprano; Ethan Herschenfeld, bass;
Louis Karchin, Scott Voyles, conductors.
Miller Theatre at Columbia University, New York City

($20/$10)

Lois Martin: New Music for Viola

Sunday, May 10, 2015 5:00 PM
Lois Martin: New Music for Viola

Violist Lois Martin brings together some of New York’s finest musicians to collaborate on world premieres by Neil Kirkwood, Richard Festinger, Sheree Clement, and Diego Tedesco.
Sheree Clement
Viola Trio, world premiere, commissioned by Lois Martin
Edward T. Cone
Ostinato, Cadenza & Finale for viola, cello and piano
Philip Hurel
Recueil for viola and percussion
Richard Festinger
Récit for solo viola, world premiere, written for Lois Martin
Neal Kirkwood
Three Boppisms and Four Thinking Songs for viola and marimba,
world premiere, written for Lois Martin
Diego Tedesco
Divertimento, world premiere, written for 

Lois Martin, viola
Tenri Cultural Institute
($15/$10)

Silent Beats: The Music of Akira Miyoshi

Friday, February 13, 2015 8:00 PM
Silent Beats: The Music of Akira Miyoshi

Rolf Schulte (violin) and Kumi Ogano (piano) present a program celebrating the life and legacy of the late composer Akira Miyoshi (1933-2013), one of Japan’s leading voices of the past century. Miyoshi’s rich palette combines a noticeable influence of French post-impressionism with melodic and rhythmic expressions from his native Japanese heritage. Miyoshi’s works are complemented on the program by Maurice Ravel’s 1897 Sonata for Violin and Piano and Donald Martino’s 1962 Fantasy-Variations for solo violin.
 
Maurice Ravel
Sonata Posthumous (1897)
Akira Miyoshi
En Vers (1980)
Donald Martino
Fantasy-Variations (1962)
Akira Miyoshi
Pour le Piano-Mouvement Circulaire et Croisé
(Part I 1995/Part II 1998)
Akira Miyoshi
Miroir (1983/rev.2008)
Akira Miyoshi
Chaînes-Préludes (1973)

Tenri Cultural Institute
Rolf Schulte, violin; Kumi Ogano, piano.

Elegiac Arabesques: New Music for Oboe, Clarinet, and Contrabassoon

Thursday, November 13, 2014 7:30 PM
Elegiac Arabesques: New Music for Oboe, Clarinet, and Contrabassoon
 
Marianne Gythfeldt, Jacqueline Leclair and Brad Balliett present two world premieres and exciting masterpieces from the woodwind repertoire- free admission!

Charles Wuorinen
Epithalamium (1997) for oboe and clarinet
Neil Saunders
Incantations (1981) for oboe alone
Oliver Knussen
Elegiac Arabesques (1991) for English horn and clarinet
Brad Balliett
Variations for oboe and contra-bassoon (2011) world premiere
Elizabeth Hoffman
Figure-Ground for clarinet and electronics (2014) w premiere
Judith Bingham
Ave Maris Stella (1972/2002) for oboe, clarinet, and piano

Marianne Gythfeldt, Jacqueline Leclair and Brad Balliett
Brooklyn College of Music