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7th International Society for Improvised Music Festival-Conference

International Society for Improvised Music Festival-Conference, New School for Contemporary Music and Mannes College The New School for Music, 55 W 13th Street, New York, New York

Saturday, June 7, 11:00 -- Workshop-Performance with Deepak Shenoy (Tabla) , "Hearing Teen Tal with a Western Ear — How Counting in Sixteen Differs from Four-Four Times Four." COMPLETE CONFERENCE-FESTIVAL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION INFO AT ISIM website

Conference Pass, Day Pas or Single Event Pass


Project ISIM

Spectrum NYC, 121 Ludlow, New York, New York

The 7th International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM) Festival and Conference, “Crosscultural Improvisation III,” will be held June 5-8, 2014, hosted jointly by the New School for Contemporary Music and Mannes College The New School for Music. In anticipation of this event, Project ISIM — an ensemble of conference artists, and ISIM Directorate members and staff  — will present a program of improvised compositions exploring the festival-conference theme in multiple instrumental combinations and configurations.   Project ISIMEd Sarath -- flugelhornKathryn Ladano -- bass clarinetMichael Jefry Stevens -- pianoRichard Robeson -- guitarBilly Satterwhite -- bassDouglas Ewart -- flutes



Sfeer Studio

Sfeer Studio, 200 Britton Drive, Chapel Hill, NC

Calibrating the Musical Body/Summon Your Muse! -- A Performance Wellness and Musical-Injury Prevention Retreat This retreat addresses musicians’ fitness from the perspective of injury prevention: Certain kinds of training typical to athletes (e.g., core strength, flexibility) are invaluable assets to a life of musicianship, especially for professionals who spend long hours on the road or in the practice studio. Discover how stress reduction enhances not only the immune system, but creativity and performance. Co-facilitated with Iva Veazey - composer, pianist, piano pedagogue and Montello-trained Level Two Performance Wellness Coach.