Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Leonardo Music Journal 21: Beyond Notation

I'm very honored to be included on the CD accompanying the 21st issue of the Leonardo Music Journal. Curated by Andrew Raffo Dewar, I'm in the company of greats such as Gordon Mumma, Pauline Oliveros, Guillermo Gregorio, James Fei, and Matt Marble.

I contributed my piece Inside UFO 53-32 for string quartet recorded by the Flux Quartet.

Check it all out here:

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

New Album on Klangbad

A while back I spent a remarkable few days in a small town in Germany playing & recording, eating & drinking, wandering around & thinking -- with wonderful people.
The musical results comes out NOV 25 on Klangbad:

Spielweise Drei
featuring: Uma Paul, F.M. Einheit (formerly of Einsturzende Neubauten), Hans Joachim Irmler (of Faust), and Katherine Young

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

first show back in Chicago

PROTEST HEAVEN jazz and improvised music series

solo bassoon + + +

- and -

synthesizer + modular synthesizer

@ Heaven Gallery - 1550 North Milwaukee, 2nd floor, 60622
10pm, donation suggested

New York Times Review of TARGET:furnace

music highlights include: 

"[A]bsorbing...Katherine Young’s live original score for bassoon, violin and percussion, performed with Christine Bard and Erin Benim, served as a lushly spare aural landscape....[M]arvelously charged...."

[photo credit: Nicholas Young]