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Switchboard Music Festival featuring Tyondai Braxton | Switchboard Music

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Date(s) - 06/18/2016
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Switchboard supports the creation and performance of new music in the Bay Area by engaging artists and audiences from a wide variety of musical communities.

Presenting twelve sets by over fifty performers, ranging from raucous rock to a capella chorus to amplified mouthpiece-less saxophone to bona fide pop music:

  • 1:00PM Stay On It by Julius Eastman, performed by Festival artists, co-directors, and Switchboard alumni.
  • 1:45PM Majel Connery and Ken Ueno with The Living Earth Show partner up to produce something truly novel: bona fide pop music.
  • 2:30PM ZOFO piano duo perform three of their newly commissioned works, including a world premiere by Gabriella Smith
  • 3:00PM Dominique Leone’s ‘San Francisco’ – Dominique Leone performs his album of songs inspired by San Francisco with an all-star band
  • 3:45PM Tonal MasherAram Shelton‘s solo project for saxophone and electronics
  • 4:15PM Religious Girls – Layered rhythms and harmony in experimental song structures, woven together into a seamless set.
  • 5:00PM Alisa Rose performs her original Solo Caprices and Pizzicato Pieces.
  • 5:30PM Del Sol String Quartet will perform music for quartet and electronics by Mason Bates, and be joined by composer Daniel Wohl for selections from his recent record ‘Holographic’
  • 6:15PM Body of your Dreams by JacobTV– for piano and samples of an Abtronic Pro commercial, performed by Anne Rainwater
  • 6:45PM O+O+ – Music by Aaron Novik inspired by the question “Does all music that swings need to be jazz?”
  • 7:30PM San Francisco Girls Chorus performs music by Meredith Monk, Philip Glass, and Timo Andres
  • 8:15PM Headliner Tyondai Braxton performs HIVE, a multimedia piece that is part sound installation/part live performance.

Many thanks to our sponsors Amoeba San Francisco and Fantasy Recording Studios! Switchboard is co-directed by Ryan Brown, Jeffrey Anderle, and Annie Phillips.

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