Wednesday, March 10, 2010

ATLAS has three free concerts this weekend, March 12-14

Celebrate a 3-Day Fusion of Music, Video and Technology; Friday to Sunday, March 12-14)

Explore the creative fusion of traditional music, acoustic instruments and video/sound technology in 3 free ATLAS concerts

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12
Psychoangelo, led by CU music professor Michael Theodore, consists of Glen Whitehead on trumpet and electronics, and Theodore on guitar, electronics and percussion. Music includes elements of jazz, rock, world and ambient electronic music. They will perform against a backdrop of animated graphics produced by Theodore and will be joined by a number of musical guests. Reserve your seats for Friday, March 12.

Safari Trio, led by CU music professor John Gunther on sax and flute, features guitarist Brad Shepik and percussionist John Hadfield. Their music includes jazz, folk and rhythms from around the world. The performance will be accompanied by a backdrop of computer graphics generated in real time. Reserve your seats for Friday, March 12.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 13
BLOrk (Boulder Laptop Orchestra), now in its second year, presents new compositions that explore the unique potential of the hemisphere speaker, speakers designed to imitate the sound dynamics of acoustic instruments. Special guests include Naropa's Janet Feder on guitar and artist-in-residence Darwin Grosse, composer and software designer. Reserve your seats for Saturday, March 13.

5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 14
CU and NYU (New York Univeristy) join in their second real-time Internet collaboration exploring the theme: "Memory and the Internet." High-speed video and audio links allow both audience and performers in remote locations to interact in this virtual concert. See a video of an improvised virtual concert, read more about the high-speed technology, and an NYU discussion about artists, production and networks.

Reserve your seats for Sunday, March 14.

Reservations are recommended. Use links above, "Reserve your seats..."

Concerts are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

This concert series is presented by Interdisciplinary Studies in Music, Art and Technologies, a research initiative of CU-Boulder. Visit

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