The Ammerman Center Body and Technology Colloquia 2016-2017 series presents a wide-range of thought provoking work by artists, researchers and performers, manifesting and reflecting on the current multiplicity of relationships between technology and the body, and the ways these can shape, enhance or control our lives.

Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble

Co-sponsored by the Music Department

Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble. Photo by Aleksandr Karjaka

Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble is an all-female vocal quartet specializing in experimental repertoire for voices. Quince is an artist-run ensemble committed to commissioning, creating, performing, and educating about new and experimental vocal repertoire. With the precision and flexibility of modern chamber musicians, Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble specializes in experimental repertoire that is changing the paradigm of contemporary vocal music.

Formed in 2010 while the founding members attended Bowling Green State University, Quince maintains a mission of fostering new works by living composers, which has included commissioning over 60 new works for vocal ensemble to date. Quince is comprised of musicians Amanda DeBoer Bartlett, Kayleigh Butcher, Liz Pearse and Carrie Henneman Shaw.

Monday, November 14, 2016

OLIN 014

"Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Music"
Reception at 4 p.m.
Lecture at 4:30 p.m.

Related Fields: Composition, Performance, Business, Technology 

Quince will be discussing their own experiences in the American contemporary music scene from working with composers to designing a website to navigating the world of nonprofits to creating new, musical opportunities in order to ensure a sustainable and thriving career in this ever-changing music world.

View the Quince event poster (pdf).

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center

"Machine Music"
Performance, with an appearance by Camel Heard
7:30 p.m.
Open to the public.
Reception to follow.