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Event Archive - Rippled Modality: Lori Freedman (Quebec), Anne La Berge (Amsterdam), Mind of A Snail Puppetry , Lisa Cay Miller , Peggy Lee, Chris Gestrin, Jesse Zubot, Mike Dowler

Fri. November 21st 2014 VSO School of Music (Pyatt Hall) (All Ages)
8pm - 10pm doors at 7:00pm
20/15 general; 10/5 students ($5 members discount)
Presented by: NOW Society
Amsterdam based composer/flautist and electronics musician Anne la Berge and Montreal composer/clarinetist Lori Freedman will collaborate with Mind of a Snail, Vancouver’s shadow compost modern shadow puppetry duo and Orkestra Futura to create an event of beauty and intricacy.

There will be the sound of searching, singing bugs, a compositional expression of Canadian feminist history and unique instrumental pairings in a journey of collage, contrast and juxtaposition. The raw, energetic improvisational force of Orkestra Futura will fill the sublime Pyatt Hall. Mind of a Snail projections will move with and in contrast to the music, intermingling the stunning visual and aural aspects of the sensory experience. And... there will be chocolate!! Miller is working with Master Proprietor Greg Hook from Chocolate Arts, who is creating chocolates designed especially to be paired with Miller's new composition.

The NOW Society is excited to share the Modality project with young students and emerging improvisers. There will be three interactive Modality workshops: for Vancouver's Laura Secord Elementary school, Burnaby Mountain Secondary School and for the general public.


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Lori Freedman (written and improvised music)

Montreal-based clarinetist/bass clarinetist Lori Freedman is an "extraordinary" interpreter and "fearless" performer who is at home in contemporary composed and improvised music, with multi-discipline leanings. Influenced strongly by Iannis Xenakis, Paul Steenhuisen, Ab Baars and Joëlle Léandre. Here she appears alone giving public workshops (04/... more info

Anne La Berge

American-born flutist Anne La Berge, a leading interpreter of contemporary chamber music and a pioneer explorer of extended flute techniques and interactive computer systems more info
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