Guest Recital: Bonnie Miksch, composer with music collaborators
October 29 2013 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bonnie Miksch and faculty composer Jason Hoogerhyde will present a concert of new and recent chamber music. Works by Miksch will include Inklings on the loose, for flute and computer-realized recording, Man dreaming butterfly dreaming man, for violin and piano, and Surrender me endless, for amplified voice and live computer. Hoogerhyde’s featured works will include Songs from the River of Words Project, for baritone and guitar, and the premiere of the new string quartet, Circle Variations. Performances will be by faculty artists Adrienne Inglis, Eri Lee Lam, Vincent Lam, Bruce Cain, David Asbury, the Southwestern Student String Quartet, and composer Bonnie Miksch.
Bonnie Miksch, a composer and performer whose music embraces multiple musical universes, creates both acoustic and electroacoustic works. An avid consumer of musical possibilities, she strives to create coherent musical environments where diverse musical elements can coexist. She is best known for her computer music which generally involves the participation of live instruments and voice.
She was recently awarded Oregon’s Composer of the Year by the Oregon Music Teachers Association and having a choral work The Ballad of Y2K banned for performance at a local church. Her music has been performed in Asia, Europe, Canada, and throughout the United States. She currently teaches composition, theory, and computer music at Portland State University.
This event is free and open to the public.