Concert Archives

2018

26-27 January, 2018

SPLICE Festival

Western Michigan University

Dalton Recital Hall

Jan 27, 11AM

Guest Performance

Fredrick Gifford: Shadow Play (MOBILE 2016) for bass flute and electronics

3 March, 2018, 9am-6pm

Sixth Annual Flute Fair Day

Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia

Swope Music Building, West Chester University

4pm, Room 220

FluteXpansions: Extending Warm-Ups Workshop

10 March, 2018, 9am-6pm

Wisconsin Flute Festival

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

FluteXpansions: Extending Warm-Ups Workshop

25 March, 2018, 8:30pm

Frequency Series Presents: Shanna Gutierrez

Constellation Chicago

David Means: Berliner Andenken

Eric Chasalow: Ariel Fantasy (world premeire)

Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf: atsiminimas (world premiere)

Marco Stroppa: little i (Chicago Premiere)

The program focuses on the realtionships between visual and sonic elements, exploring different aspects of how these interact

20-22 April, 2018

NUNC!3: Northwestern University New Music Conferene

Northwestern University

McClintock Hall

21 April, 2pm

Guest Performer

Eric Chasalow: Ariel Fantasy

7-10 June, 2018 

Re:Sound 2018 New Music Festival

Cleveland Uncommon Sound Project

Eric Chasalow: Ariel Fantasy 

Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf: atsiminimas 

2017

15 January, 2017, Frequency Series, Constellation Chicago, DUALITIES, Mabel Kwan, piano; Shanna Gutierrez, flute
*Carolyn O’Brien: Kinetic Suite (2016) duo for flutes, toy piano, toy percussion, music box & gong tree
Chou Wen-Chung: Cursive (1965) for flute and piano
Alex Temple: Inland (2007) for melodica + piano
Elisabeth Lutyens: 5 Bagatelles (1962) for piano solo
Fredrick Gifford: Shadow Play (2016) for bass flute and electronics
+Olga Neuwirth: Verfremdung/Entfremdung (2002) for flute, piano, 6-channel electronics
*world premiere
+Chicago premiere

 

28 January, 2017, New Ear Satellite Series, La Esquina, Kansas City, with Eric Honour, electronics

Horatiu Radulescu: Dizzy Divinity I (1985) for bass flute

*Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf: coincidentia oppositorum (1986) for solo alto flute

Elainie Lillios: Among Fireflies (2010) for alto flute and electronics

Fredrick Gifford: Shadow Play (2016) for bass flute and electronics

*Marco Stroppa: little i (1996) for flute, piccolo, alto flute and electronics

*US premiere

 

18 February, 2017, Collect/Project | "Es wird schön!“ | Concert and discussion, Rathauspassage,

Hamburg, Germany

Collect/Project invite dedicated persons and artists not only to listen to brand new ensemble music but also to talk about social solutions and perspectives and about the importance of art. Music by Carlos Andres Rico (world premiere), Gordon Kampe, Andrej Koroliov, Matthias Leboucher, Keiko Harada and Christopher Trapani. This event is kindly supported by Hamburgische Kulturstiftung and Kulturbehörde Hamburg

 

7-9 March, 2017: Candidate Residency and Concert, UCSanDiego, California

 

4 April, 2017, Roosevelt University Electro-Acoustic Festival, Roosevelt University, Ganz Hall | Elainie Lillios: Among Fireflies (2010) for alto flute and electronics

 

28 April, 2017, “A Musical Offering”|Memoria Nova Ensemble Debut Concert, Pianoforte Friday Evening Series

Shanna Gutierrez, flute; Tara Lynn Ramsey, violin/viola; Andrew Rosenblum, piano/harpsichord

Bohuslav Martinů, Promenades for Flute, Violin, and Harpsichord 

*Guillaume Dufay (Arr. Fredrick Gifford), Ballata "Resveilles vous"

Ralph Shapey, Reyem: A Musical Offering

Henry Cowell, Trio for Flute, Violin, and Harp (arr. piano) 

Jean-Philippe Rameau, Pieces de Clavecin en Concert, Cinquième Concert

*Premiere

5 May, 2017, Outer Ear: Mabel Kwan, Experimental Sound Studios|Carolyn O'Brien: Kinetic Suite for flutes and toy piano

 

1-3 June, 2017, Recording session in Kansas City for Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf Disc Project

 

9-13 July UW-Whitewater Flute Camp. Whitewater, WI. 

9 July 3pm: Faculty Recital

12 August 2017, 9:00am National Flute Association, FluteXpansions Presentation: Enrich Your Sound Palette With Extended Techniques 

Minneapolis, MN

October 5-7, 2017 Power in Sound: The Music of Galina Ustvolskaya

Power in Sound: The Music of Galina Ustvolskaya Festival is a 3-day immersion into Galina Ustvolskaya's powerful and intense music, October 5-7, 2017. Named "the woman with the hammer,” (Elmer Schonberger) for her use of heavy, homophonic blocks of sound, Ustvolskaya's music is rarely performed in the Unites States.  Organized/curated by Nomi Epstein and Shanna Gutierrez, this will be the first major multi-day festival celebrating the music of Galina Ustvolskaya (1919-2006) in the United States. 

 

Thursday, 5 October, 2017, 8pm

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts 

915 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Power in Sound: The Music of Galina Ustvolskaya 

Free to Public, Donations accepted 

Composition No. 1 Dona Nobis Pacem: piccolo, tuba, piano (1970/71)

Piano Sonata No. 3 (1952)

Composition No. 3 Benedictus: 4 flute, 4 bassoon, piano (1974/75) 

Symphony No. 4: “Prayer” contralto, pno, trumpet, tam-tam (1985/87) 

Symphony No. 5 "Amen" for reciter, violin, oboe, trumpet, tuba and perc (1989/90)

 

Friday, 6 October, 2017, 8pm 

Logan Center for the Performing Arts 

915 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Now/Then: Ustvolskaya and Khorkova

Free to Public, Donations accepted 

Dariya Maminova: Déjà vu (2013) for two pianists

Marina Khorkova: a priori for flute and cello (2013)

Galina Ustvolskaya: Trio for clarinet, violin, piano (1949)

Galina Ustvolskaya: Grand Duet for cello and piano (1959)

 

Saturday, 7 October, 2017, 3pm 

PianoForte Studios

1335 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Power in Sound: The Sonatas of Galina Ustvolskaya 

Sonata No. 5  for piano (1986)

Sonata No. 4 for piano (1957)

Sonata for Violin and Piano (1952)

Sonata No. 2 for piano (1949)

Sonata No. 6 for piano (1988)

 

Power in Sound: The Music of Galina Ustvolskaya is supported by New Music USA, made possible by annual program support and/or endowment gifts from Helen F. Whitaker Fund, Aaron Copland Fund for Music. To follow the project as it unfolds visit my project page: https://www.newmusicusa.org/projects/power-in-sound-the-music-of-galina-ustvolskaya/

 

This project is partially supported by an Individual Artists Program Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

13 October, 2017, 7:30 pm

Visions and Delusions

Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall

Northwestern University

70 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston

Collect/Project

Shanna Gutierrez, flute; Eva Zöllner, accordion; Francisco Castillo Trigueros, electronics

Program:

Selim Göncü (b.1983):  Play Back (2016)

Fredrick Gifford (b.1972): Shadow Play (MOBILE 2016)

Neele Neo Hülcker (b.1987): Eva und Neele (2013) US Premiere

Detlef Heusinger (b.1956): Ver-Blendungen (2016) US Premiere

Keiko Harada (b.1968): Third Ear Deaf II b (2000) US Premiere

[zygote] (Martin Iddon/Antti Saario): complicity simplex (2010) US Premiere

 

Visions and Delusions explores musical and visual space of what is real or not, seen versus heard, how those elements align or not, and a presents dialogue about states of tangibility and our own ever-ephemeral perceptions. The music expresses the uniqueness of the ensemble. The works on the program were commissioned by the ensemble and developed in close collaboration with the composers and video artists an utilize improvisation, graphic notation and interpretation, open mobile forms, and interactive video and electronic elements.

3 November, 2017, 8pm

¡Musica Viva! 

Chicago Arts Orchestra

Athenaeum Theater

2016

6 February, 2016: Adjudicator: Sherwood Conservatory Festival of Flutes

10-13 February, 2016,Columbia College Chicago

Fie Schouten, clarinet; Wiek Hijmans, e-guitar; Shanna Gutierrez, flute;

 

10 Feb: Workshop and Recording session for composers

12 Feb: Residency Concert: 7:30pm Columbia College Concert Hall

13 Feb: Unexpected Consequences: Day of workshops and masterclasses

 

11 February, 2016, Sonic Hedgehog: Unexpected Consequences, Constellation Chicago, 3111 N. Western Ave, Chicago

Unexpected Consequences focuses on the intricacies and multiplicities of chamber music relationships and delves into the realm of what it means to collaborate in modern times. It is a tour de force through the realms of sonic possibilities of the three instruments (bass clarinet, flutes, and electric guitar), an explosion of sounds, ways of interacting, and the unexpected consequences that emerge.

+Guillaume Dufay (1397, BE): Chansons for Trio (transcribed for/by Sonic Hedgehog) (4')

*Wiek Hijmans (1967, NL): Songlish (4') for solo alto flute

+Rozalie Hirs (1965, NL): Article 8 [Infinity Stairs] (2014) for flute and electronics (13')

+Fredrick Gifford (1972, USA): Adage of Spontaneity (2014) for Trio (9')

+Jorrit Dijkstra (1966, NL): Veeg (2004) duo for flute and bass clarinet (7')

+Rozalie Hirs (1965, NL): Infinity Stairs (2014) for Trio and electronics (13')

+Erin Gee (1974, USA): Mouthpiece XXV for bass flute, bass clarinet, electric guitar (10')

+Guillaume Dufay (1397, BE): Chansons for Trio (transcribed for/by Sonic Hedgehog) (4')

*World Premiere indication +US Premiere indication

March 4, 2016: Northwestern University Composers Concert

March 11, 2016, 7:30pm, Doctoral Recital for Carolyn O'Brien, Galvin Hall, Northwestern University

World premiere of an evening length, non-stop show. The performers on the concert range from traditional kinds of chamber ensembles, such as solos, duos, trios and quartets, and will slowly transform towards less than traditional performers and instrumentations not usually seen on the "art music" stage. The more unusual acts include a piece for toy piano, music boxes and bass flute, a solo tap dancer, and an electric bass solo. 

 

17 April 2016, 9:00pm, Collect/Project on tour in Germany* TRIAL. REPEAT. FAILURE. Radialsystem Berlin, Germany

Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flutes

special guest: Eva Zöllner, accordion

Hafenliefer by with Christopher Trapani was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit my project page: https://www.newmusicusa.org/projects/connecting-hamburg-and-louisiana-with- christopher-trapani/

*Partial support from Embassy of the United States of America in Germany

 

21 April 2016, Collect/Project on tour in Germany* TRIAL. REPEAT. FAILURE. GNMR Essen, Germany

Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flutes

special guest: Eva Zöllner, accordion

Hafenliefer by with Christopher Trapani was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit my project page: https://www.newmusicusa.org/projects/connecting-hamburg-and-louisiana-with- christopher-trapani/

*Partial support from Embassy of the United States of America in Germany

 

23+24 April 2016, Collect/Project on tour in Germany*. TRIAL. REPEAT. FAILURE. Bunkerrauschen Hamburg, Germany

Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flutes

special guest: Eva Zöllner, accordion

23 Apr: 4pm

24 Apr: 6pm

Hafenliefer by with Christopher Trapani was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit my project page: https://www.newmusicusa.org/projects/connecting-hamburg-and-louisiana-with- christopher-trapani/

*Partial support from Embassy of the United States of America in Germany

May 27, 2016: Alex Temple Doctoral Composition Recital: Willingly for  flute, piano, and electronics

June 6, 2016, Harris Theater, Chicago Symphony Orchestra MusicNOW; Samuel Adams Light Readings Premiere

10-15 July UW-Whitewater Flute Camp. Whitewater, WI. 

10 July 3pm: Opening Recital

12 July 7:30pm, Faculty Recital

12 August 2016, 9:00am, National Flute Association, San Diego, California, Atlas Ballroom,

The Electrified Flute, Performance of FREED (2014)* for bass flute and electronics by Kyong Mee Choi

 

26 August 2016, 8:30pm, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, Guest performance 

 

8 September 2016, 7:30pm, Collect/Project Featuring Frauke Aulbert, Resonant Bodies Festival, Roulette, New York

9 October 2016, Collect/Project, TRANSFORMED REALITIES, Ear Taxi Festival Chicago, Claudia Cassidy Theatre, Chicago Cultural Center

Kong Mee Choi: FREED for open-hole bass flute and electronics (2014)*

Nomi Epstein: for Collect/Project for voice, flute, electronics (2016)^

Fredrick Gifford: Shadow Play (MOBILE 2016) for open-hole bass flute and electronics^

Francisco Castillo Trigueros: En la orilla gris, silencio for voice, flute, and electronics^

^World Premieres commissioned specifically for EAR TAXI Festival 

*commissioned by a NewMusicUSA project grant: New Works for the Open-Hole Bass Flute. 

 

13 October, 2016, Collect/Project: Transformed Realties, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Recital Hall

Francisco Castillo Trigueros (b.1983): En la orilla gris, silencio for voice, flute, and electronics

Fredrick Gifford (b.1972): Shadow Play (2016) for open-hole bass flute and live electronics

Frauke Aulbert (b.1980): Krr thematic improvisation for voice
Nomi Epstein (b. 1978): for Collect/Project for voice, flute, electronics (2016)

Luciano Berio (1925-2003): Altra Voce (1999) for mezzo-soprano, alto flute and 6-channel live- electronics

 

14 October, 2016, Western Michigan University, Collect/Project, Composition Seminar, Kalamazoo, MI

 

17-18 October, 2016, University of Central Missouri, Collect/Project: Transformed Realities Concert, Workshops for voice, flute, electronic music

Francisco Castillo Trigueros (b.1983): En la orilla gris, silencio for voice, flute, and electronics

Fredrick Gifford (b.1972): Shadow Play (2016) for open-hole bass flute and live electronics

Frauke Aulbert (b.1980): Krr thematic improvisation for voice
Nomi Epstein (b. 1978): for Collect/Project for voice, flute, electronics (2016)

Luciano Berio (1925-2003): Altra Voce (1999) for mezzo-soprano, alto flute and 6-channel live- electronics

 

October 20-21, October 2016, UC Berkeley, Composers Workshop, Collect Project: Transformed Realities Concert

Francisco Castillo Trigueros (b.1983): En la orilla gris, silencio for voice, flute, and electronics

Fredrick Gifford (b.1972): Shadow Play (2016) for open-hole bass flute and live electronics

Frauke Aulbert (b.1980): Krr thematic improvisation for voice
Nomi Epstein (b. 1978): for Collect/Project for voice, flute, electronics (2016)

Luciano Berio (1925-2003): Altra Voce (1999) for mezzo-soprano, alto flute and 6-channel live- electronics

 

4 December, 2016, Frequency Series: a.pe.ri.od.ic, Constellation Chicago, a.pe.ri.od.ic

Jurg Frey: Grizzanna, Fragile Balance

2015

January, 11, 2015, 8:30pm, Bass Flute Unleashed: solo recital, Frequency Series at Constellation Chicago (3111 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60618)

 

February 7, 2015, 7:30pm, Collect/Project: Future of Song, Co-sponsored by the Renaissance Society and Goethe Institut of Chicago, at Bond Chapel, University of Chicago, World Premiere of Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf: Finite Jest (2014) for voice and flute and Morgan Krauss: New Work for voice and flute. Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flute.

 

February 9-10, 2015, Collect/Project: Future of Song, Co-sponsored by the Northwestern University New Music Institute and Goethe Institut of Chicago.

Feb 9, 2015, 7pm, Concert, Lutkin Recital Hall (700 University Place, Evanston, IL)

Feb 10, 2015, 5pm, Composition Colloquium, MAB 105. Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flute.

 

February 12, 2015, 7:30pm, Collect/Project: Future of Song, Co-sponsored by University of Illinois and Goethe Institut of Chicago. University of Illinois 

Music Building Auditorium (1114 W. Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 61801). Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flute.

 

February 15-16, 2015, Collect/Project: Future of Song, Co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota School of Music and Student Composers Alliance and Goethe Institut of Chicago, Workshop and Concert at Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall University of Minnesota School of Music (2106 Fourth Street South, Minneapolis, MN). Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flute.

 

February 20, 2015, Sonic Fusion Festival, Collect/Project: Altra Voce, Salford University, Manchester, UK. Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flute; Francisco Castillo Trigueros, electronics.

 

March 4, 2015, 7:30pm, Roosevelt Faculty Composition Recital, performing Kyong Mee Choi: FREED for Bass flute and electronics. Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University

 

March 22, 2015, 8pm, Bass Flute Unleashed, KCEMA Happy Hour at Westport Coffee House, Performed pieces by Francisco Castillo Trigueros, Wim Henderickx, Malin Bång, and other works commissioned by NewMusicUSA project grant: New Works for the Open-Hole Bass Flute.

 

March 24, 2015, 7:30pm, Bass Flute Unleashed, University of Central Missouri Hart Recital Hall. Performed pieces by Francisco Castillo Trigueros, Wim Henderickx, Malin Bång, and other works commissioned by NewMusicUSA project grant: New Works for the Open-Hole Bass Flute.

 

May 10, 2015, 7:30pm, Project Incubator at Constellation (3111 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60618), University of Chicago Special Project with Timothy Page.

 

May 17, 2015, 3pm, 25th Anniversary Concert, Chicago Flute Club, at Merit School of Music, Chicago. 

 

June 12, 2015, Collect/Project: The Future of Song, Blurred Edges Festival at Hamburg, Germany. Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flute.

 

June 14, 2015, Collect/Project: The Future of Song, Acker Stadt Palast in Berlin, Germany. Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flute.

 

July 8-11, 2015, Omaha Under the Radar Festival, Bass Flute UNLEASHED, works by Kyong Mee Choi, Eun Young Lee, Francisco Castillo Trigueros, and Wim Henderickx. 

 

July 12-17, 2015, Univeristy of Wisconsin-Whitewater Flute Camp, Faculty Recital. Performing Wann? (2014) for amplified bass flute by Eun Young Lee, and Spindle (2015) by Timothy Page.

 

August 13-16, 2015, National Flute Association Convention, Washington DC.

August 13, 12pm: Karlheinz Stockhausen: ZUNGENSPITZENTANZ for solo piccolo

August 15, 3pm: Low Flutes Concert 

11 September 2015, 7:30pm New Music Chicago Benefit Concert, Pianoforte, Chicago

Kyong Mee Choi: Freed (2014) for bass flute and electronics*

*Commissioned by a NewMusicUSA project grant: New Works for the Open-Hole Bass Flute was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit my project page here: 

https://www.newmusicusa.org/projects/new-works-for-the-open-hole-bass-flute/ 

 

2014
February 28, 2014, 7:30pm, The Electric Flute Project, Neoterica Flutes Debut Concert, Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI

 

April 9-12, 2014, ANODE 2014 Festival and Symposium

April 11, 2014, Workshop Concert with Tulane Composition Students

April 12, 2014, Featured Guest Artists Concert, World Premeire of Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf: Kurtág-Cantus II for piccolo solo

April 14, 2014, ANODE in Chicago, 7:30pm Constellation Chicago

Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flute; Jesse Langen, guitar

 

May 4, 2014, Frequency Series at Constellation, 8:30pm, Special guest with the Gillespie Chamber Quartet, Performing NoaNoa for flute and electronics by Kaija Saariaho

 

May 14, 2014, New Music in the Park -- Drawing Music, 7:30pm, Berger Park Cultural Center (6205 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago IL 60660), Special guest with Fonema Consort, Performing works by Julio Estrada and Shawn Lucas 

 

May 20, 2014, 8:30pm, University of Chicago, Fulton Hall, Performing Tim Page's Curl for flute, harp and electronics with Ben Melsky

 

June 9, 2014, Collect/Project, Co-presented by the Renaissance Society and The University of Chicago Dept. of Music, 8pm, Fulton Hall (Goodspeed Hall, 1010 E. 59th St.), Collect/Project US Debut Concert: Altra Voce

Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flutes; Francisco Castillo Trigueros, sound projectionist.

 

June 16, 2014, Collect/Project, 9pm, Spectrum, 121 LUDLOW, NYC, doors open at 8:30pm, Tickets: $15/ $10 (students and seniors)

Frauke Aulbert, voice; Shanna Gutierrez, flutes; Francisco Castillo Trigueros, sound projectionist.

 

June 24, 2014, Faculty Recital, Flute Retreat 2014, Peru, IL, Phantasos by Matthias Steinauer

 

July 9, 2014, Intetain Conference at Columbia College, Chicago, 11:30am, performing Michael Edwards Hyperboles (2014) for flute and algorithmic electronic sounds (US Premiere) in session about Interactive Music performance

 

July 11, 2014, Omaha Under the Radar Festival, 7:30pm, The Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S. 10th St, Omaha, REARRANGED: Open Form Music and More, with Jesse Langen, guitar

 

July 12, 2014, Faculty Recital, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, UWW Flute camp, Light Recital Hall, Saariaho and Doppler

 

August 31, 2014, Gastspiel Cernier, 14:30 Uhr, Grange aux Concerts, Evologia

Collegium Novum Zürich; Tomás Gallart, Horn; Jonathan Stockhammer, Dirigent

 

September 12, 2014, Gaudeamus Muziekweek, RASA, Pauwstraat 13-a, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Sur les Debris (2013) by Francisco Castillo Trigueros, nominated for the 2014 Gaudeamus Prize; article 8 [Infinity]  (2014) for flute and electronic sounds by Rozalie Hirs (World Premiere) 

 

September 17, 2014, Infinity Stairs, 19:00, Splendor, Amsterdam, New works by Rozalie Hirs and Fredrick Gifford, Performers: Shanna Gutierrez (flute), Wiek Hijmans (electric guitar), Fie Schouten (bass clarinet)

 

September 27, 2014, Generationen, 20:00 Uhr / 19:00 Uhr: Einführung, Tonhalle Zürich, Kleiner Saal, Collegium Novum Zürich; Eva Nievergelt, Gesang; Tomás Gallart, Horn; Jonathan Stockhammer, Dirigent

 

Residency at Roosevelt University: Music for flute and guitar

Jesse Langen, guitar; Shanna Gutierrez, flute

November 20, 2014, 6pm: ​Workshop for composition students at Roosevelt University followed the next day by a concert of music for flute and guitar featuring selections from the student workshop.

November 21, 2014, 7:30pm: Concert program will include works by Takemitsu, Mahnkopf, Gifford, Carter, and students at Roosevelt University.

 

December, 2014, Sound as Object, Multi-disciplinary Recording and Art Project, Phoenix, Arizona. Neha Vedpathak, visual artist; Shanna Gutierrez, flutes; Fredrick Gifford, composer and sound engineer.

 

2013
January 18-19, 2013, Beyond Notation: An Earle Brown Symposium, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 

Presenter: Openness, Not Freedom: Discerning the Composer's Intentions Amid the Many Choices in Open Form Works

 

January 31, 2013, 7:30pm, Nichols Concert Hall at the Music Institute of Chicago, Dal Niente Presents: VOICES, Shanna Gutiérrez, flute

Guests: Gregory Beyer, Jesse Langen, Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, Chris Wild

Ray Evanoff (b.1984): An exceedingly clear Absolution Machine (2012) for solo piccolo (WORLD PREMIERE)

Fredrick Gifford (b.1972): Letterludes (2012/3) for alto flute and guitar (WORLD PREMIERE)

Jamie Leigh Sampson: New Work (2012/13)for voice, flute, and cello (WORLD PREMIERE)

Francisco Castillo Trigueros (b.1983): Sur les debris (2012/13) for bass flute and electronics (WORLD PREMIERE)

Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007): ZUNGENSPITZENTANZ vom SAMSTAG aus LICHT (1983) for solo piccolo

Horatiu Radulescu (1942-2008): Dizzy Divinity I (1985) for solo flute (US PREMIERE)

 

February 28, 2013, 7:30pm, In Vain,  Ensemble Dal Niente, Ruth Page Center for the Arts

 

March 13, 7:30pm, University of Chicago Computer Music Studio Concert, Fulton Recital Hall

Francisco Castillo: Sur le debris for bass flute and electronics, Tomas Gueglio: Sur la flute transervsiere

 

March 18, 11am, Musicians Club of Women, Union League Club of Chicago

 

April 12, 2013 7:30pm, Midwest Graduate Music Consortium Conference, Fulton Recital Hall, 1010 E. 59th Street.

Ashley Fu-Tsun Wang:  Antares Falling, Erin Gee:  Mouthpiece: Segment of the 3rd Letter, David Biedenbender:  Grit

 

May 3, 2013 8pm, New Music DePaul, DePaul University Concert Hall, "Letterludes" by Fredrick Gifford

 

May 11, 2013 7:30pm, WERKplaats,  Ensemble Dal Niente

 

May 19, 2pm, Members' Showcase, Chicago Flute Club, Francisco Castillo: Sur le debris for bass flute and electronics

 

May 22, 2013, 7pm, Unfamiliar Music Series: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett and Jesse Langen, Guest: Shanna Gutierrez, The Empty Bottle

 

June 7-9, 2013, Contemporary Flute Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI; Clinicians: Shanna Gutierrez, Brandy Hudelson

 

July 7-12, 2013, UW-Whitewater Flute Camp, Faculty

 

August 3-11, 2013, Stockhausen Summer Courses, Kuerten, Germany

 

August 6, 2013, 8pm, Sulztehalle, Kuerten, Germany, Participants Concert (XI for solo flute)

 

September 16, 2013, 12pm, Lecture/Performance, Suwon University, Seoul, South Korea

 

September 28, 2013, 7:30pm, SORI CD Release concert, Music for instruments and electronics by Kyong Mee Choi, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University

 

October 19, 2013, SEMFA Flute Festival: Guest Clinician, "Snap, Flutter, Pop”, Performing XI on Made in Midwest Flutes concert, Ferndale, MI

 

November 10, 2013, 9am, Warm-ups for the Modern Flutist Workshop,​Incorporate extended techniques in your warm-up routine, Chicago Flute Club Flute Festival, Evans, Room, Omni Orrington Hotel, Evanston, IL

 

December 19, 2013, 7:30pm, "Mixed Blessings" with NSMBL TZARA, Guest artist performing 'Phantasos' by Mathias Steinauer, Constellation, Chicago

 

2012
January 27, 2012, 7:30pm: Jesse Langen's Guitar Recital with special guest, Shanna Gutierrez, Musical Offering, Evanston. 

 

February 25-29, 2012: World Premiere Recording Mobile 2012 for flute solo and Janus for flute and guitar by Fredrick Gifford in Porto, Portugal

 

February 26, 2012, 7:30pm: Music of Fredrick Gifford, Sala Teresa Macedo at the Escola Superior de Musica, Artes e Espectaculo, Porto, Portugal.  

World Premiere: Mobile 2012 for flute solo

 

March 9, 2012: Samuel Beckett, Words and Music (Morton Feldman) with ensemble interface, Dampfenzentrale, Bern, Switzerland

 

March 17, 2012, National American Saxophone Alliance, Arizona State University, Organ Hall. 

Strohbass for bass flute and baritone saxophone (Marcos Balter) with Ryan Muncy, Saxophone.

 

April 22, 2012: Clincian, Snap, Flutter, Pop: New Music from New Angles, San Diego Flute Guild Spring Festival

 

May 12, 2012, The Party with Marino Formenti, Ensemble Dla Niente

 

March 30, 2012, University of Illinois Residency with Ensemble Dal Niente

 

June 9, 2012, Ensemble Dal NIente Season Finale

 

July 21, 2012, Workshop Concert, Ensemble Dal Niente at the Darmstadt Festival, Germany

 

July 24, 2012, Ensemble Dal Niente at the Darmstadt Festival, Orangerie, Germany

 

July 25, 2012, Music Circus at the Cage Stage at the Darmstadt Festival, Germany, with Jesse Langen, guitar, and Fredrick Gifford, speaker.

 

September 25, 2012: Festival Internacional Chihuahua, Teatro de Camera Fernando Saavedra, Chihuahua, Mexico, Ensemble Dal Niente

Mario Lavista: Canto del alba (1979) for solo alto flute

Marcos Balter (b.1974): Strohbass (2011) for bass flute and baritone saxophone (MEXICAN PREMIERE)

Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007): ZUNGENSPITZENTANZ (1983) for solo piccolo

Aristides Llaneza (b. 1974): New work (2012) for voice, flute, baritone saxophone, and viola (WORLD PREMIERE)

 

2011
February 7, 2011 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Light Recital Hall, VOICES recital

 

February 7, 2011 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Snap, Flutter, Pop seminar on extended techniques and contemporary flute repertoire


February 12, 2011,  IL Valley Community College, 4th Annual Flute Day, Guest Artists: Jim Walker and Free Flight, and Shanna Gutierrez

Sponsored by the IL Valley Flute Ensemble, Snap, Flutter, Pop workshop & mini-recital

 

February 25, 2011: Debris Electronique, Fulton Hall

 

March 5, 2011, 7pm: Music of Fredrick Gifford, DePaul University Concert Hall, World Premiere of Mobile 2011: Janus

 

April 3, 2011: Dillon Portrait concert in MN, Southern Theatre, Details: Ensemble Dal Niente

 

April 5, 2011, Dillon in Chicago, Fulton Hall, Ensemble Dal Niente

 

April 9, 2011, Concert featuring composers from University of Chicago, Fulton Hall

 

April 11, 2011, Special Guest Ensemble at North Central College, Details:  Ensemble Dal Niente

 

April 21, 2011, UNBOUND, Part One: COLORS, Mayne Stage, Ensemble Dal Niente

 

April 30, 2011, Brandeis University, MA, Brandeis Electro-Acoustic Music Studios Marathon

 

May 10, 2011, UNBOUND, Part Three: TIME, Mayne Stage, Ensemble Dal Niente

 

May 14, 2011, UNBOUND, Part Four: VOODOO, Mayne Stage, Ensemble Dal Niente

 

May 22, 2011,2pm: Member's Showcase, Chicago Flute Club, Vandercook College

 

June 13, 2011, Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston, Dal Niente Presents: Music for Flute and Saxophone, Shanna Gutierrez, flute; Ryan Muncy, Saxophone

 

July 12-18, 2011: University of Wisconsin--Whitewater Flute Camp, Faculty

 

August 13, 2011 Stockhausen Summer Courses, Kürten, Germany: THINKI

 

September 3, 2011, Die Lange Nacht der Museen, Apartment House 1776 (John Cage) with Ensemble Tzara, Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland

 

September 16, 2011, International Beethoven Festival Project, Ensemble Dal Niente

 

September 29, 2011, Professor Bad Trip, Mayne Stage, Ensemble Dal Niente, Chicago Premiere: Fausto Romitelli's Professor Bad Trip

 

November 11-13, 2011, Chicago Flute Club Flute Festival: The Unconventional Flute: 

 

Saturday, November 12, noon-1pm, STOCKHAUSEN: Movement and Musical Form

 

Sunday, November 13, 9:00-10:00, Snap, Flutter, and Pop: Deciphering Contemporary Music

 

Sunday, November 13, 1:00-2:15, Trembling Air, featuring Timothy Munro, Constance Volk, and Shanna Gutierrez, flutes 

 

December 10, 2011,  Hard Music, Hard Liquor, Mayne Stage, Ensemble Dal Niente


2010

February 22, 2010, Suzuki-Orff School, Chicago, IL, Chicago Flute Club, Sonic Sculptures: Snap, Flutter, Pop Pedagogy Workshop

 

March 13, 2010, Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Race to Save Lives Concert & Silent Auction Benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

 

April 20, 2010, Roosevelt University, Guest Lecture on Contemporary Flute techniques


May 2, 2010, Ensemble Dal Niente, Concertos

 

May 23, 2010: Concert of Nomi Epstein's music, Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL


June 5, 2010, Ensemble Dal Niente: Anne and Howard Gottlieb Hall, Chicago , Ensemble Dal Niente 

 

June 21-25, 2010: Suzuki Flute Camp, Music Institute of Chicago, Winnetka Campus, Faculty

 

July 5-9, 2010:  Midwest Young Artists Flute Workshop, Faculty

 

July 11-16, 2010: University of Wisconsin--Whitewater Flute Camp, Faculty

 

July 28, 2010, Ensemble Dal Niente: 45th Internationales Ferienkurse de Neue Musik, ENSEMBLE 2010, Darmstadt, Germany (July 17-31 2010)

 

August 1-6, 2010, Sotckhausen Summer Courses

 

October 13, 2010,  Ensemble Dal Niente, Season Opener: How About Now? Mayne Stage, Chicago, IL

US Premiere of Michel Van der Aa's 'Rekindle' for Flute and electronics,

 

October 22, 2010, The Eternal Tao--One act multimedia Opera (World Premiere), Ensemble Dal Niente. Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University

 

November 19, 2010, Dark Crossing, Ensemble Dal Niente. DePaul University Concert Hall

 

November 21, 2010, Aperiodic I, Elastic Arts Foundation

 

December 12, 2010, Guest artist with Anaphora ensemble, Curtiss Hall.

 

2009
January 20, 2009, ensemble dal niente, Fulton Hall, University of Chicago: Saariaho Portrait. 

 

March 23, 2009: Bloomington, IL Concert and ISU Residency, Ensemble Dal Niente

 

April 7-8, 2009: Oakland University, Rochester, MI, Varner Hall: Recital and Masterclass on contemporary flute music

 

April 18, 2009, ensemble dal niente presents:  Hard Music, Hard Liquor, The Spot,  Chicago

 

July 12-17, 2009: Faculty, Flute Camp, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater

 

August 2009 Concert and Workshop Tour: Colombia, South America

August 3: Flute masterclass, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia

August 4: Composers Forum, Musique Fatale Recital, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia

August 5: Centro Colombo Americano, Musique Fatale Recital, Bogotá, Colombia

August 11, 2pm: UNAB, Lecture recital and workshop, Bucaramanga, Colombia

August 13, 6pm: Centro Colombo Americano, Recital,  Musique Fatale, Bucaramanga, Colombia

 

September 18, 2009, ensemble dal niente, Pre-seaon party

 

October 4, 2009. ensemble dal niente, OKTOBERFest - German Music Recital, Sherwood Conservatory of Music at Columbia College 

 

October 18, 2009, ensemble dal niente OKTOBERFest - Trios, Green Mill Lounge

 

November 30, 2009, Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall: ensemble dal niente All American Music 

 

December 3, 2009, ensemble dal niente: Layers and Threads,  Immanuel Lutheran Church, Chicago


2008

January 12, 2008, Master of Music Degree Recital, McIntosh Recital Hall, University of Michigan School of music. 

Shanna Gutierrez, Flute, Matthew Gemmill, Piano, Rachel Patrick, violin, Nick Finch, cello, Nick Hancox, viola. 

 

February 24-28, 2008,  University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra Tour, Carnegie Hall 

 

March 6, 2008, 7:30pm: Faculty Composition Recital, Roosevelt University 

 

April 2, 8pm, Britton Recital Hall, Flute Studio Recital

 

April 12, 4:30pm, Kerrytown Concert House, UM Composers Concert

 

April 15, 8pm, Hill Auditorium, University of Michigan. University Symphony Orchestra

 

June 2, 2008, Chicago Cultural Center: dal niente performs works for the Chicago Composers Forum

 

June-August 2008, Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, solo flutist, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO 

 

September 6, 2008, Race to Save Lives Benefit Concert and Silent Auction with Gerald Rizzer, piano. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 

 

October 10, 2008, Curtiss Hall, Fine Arts Building, dal niente season opener: Italian music

 

November 20, 2008, world premiere of Nomi Epstein's work Trio for flute, cello, piano (2008), Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University

2007

March 11, 2007, Chicago Flute Club Annual Flute Fair, Northeastern University. Young Performer's Masterclass Clinician  teacher. 

 

March 18, 2007, 7pm: Race to Save Lives Benefit Concert to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Kerrytown Concert Hall, Ann Arbor, MI. 

 

March 30, 2007 8pm: University of Michigan Symphony Band concert for the CBDNA. Hill Auditorium.

 

April 1, 2007 8pm: Mad About Chamber Music, Kerrytown Concert House. Poulenc Sextet

 

May 14-15, 2007: Masterclass,  Bucaramanga, Colombia, UNAB, Bucaramanga, Colombia

 

May 15, 2007: Solo Recital Bucaramanga, Colombia, UNAB

 

June 7, 2007: Chicago Composers Forum, Soloist

 

June-August 2007: Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, solo flutist, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO 

 

September 24, 2007: University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra. 8pm Hill Auditorium

 

October 11, 2007: University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra. 8pm Hill Auditorium

 

November 8-11, 2007: University of Michigan Opera Production of Puccini's La Boheme. Power Center.

 

December 10, 2007, University Symphony Orchestra Concert

 

2006

April 23, 2006,  Preview Concert (Mavericks and Masters), North Shore Retirement Hotel in Evanston. 

 

April 29, 2006, Preview Concert (Mavericks and Masters), private event

 

May 1, 2006, "Live from WFMT " - WFMT 98.7FM (Mavericks and Masters), live radio broadcast recital program with host Kerry Frumkin. 

 

July 9, 2006, Northwestern Univ. Summer Orchestra, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall,  Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No.9, op.125, D minor ("Choral")

 

July 25, 2006, Northwestern Univ. Summer Orchestra, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Claude Debussy, Prélude à "L'après-midi d'un faune"

 

October 25, 2006, "Consorts" University of Michigan Symphony Band, Hill Auditorium. 

 

October 29, 2006, New Music Chicago: Sonic Impact, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Dal Niente Ensemble

 

November 3, 2006, 8pm: UM Symphony Band, Hill Auditorium. Band-O-Rama: American Icons

 

November 19, 2006. Women Composer's Concert, MacIntosh Theater, UM, Saariaho's Laconisme de l'aile and other works

 

December 8, 2006, "Variations and Fugues" UM Symphony Band, Hill Auditorium. 

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