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River Measures – An Interview With Cellist Leanne Zacharias

Fast Forward Austin and the Austin New Music Co-Op partnered with cellist Leanne Zacharias to present an epic, site-specific performance of nine different, one-hour performances of solo cello music along Austin’s lakeside trails in December.  We caught up with Leanne recently to talk about the ideas behind the performance and the challenges of making it all […]

SYMMETROGRAPHIA – Travis Weller With the New Music Co-Op

The Austin New Music Co-Op and composer Travis Weller collaborated once again to present a unique performance of “Symmetrographia” September 28th as part of the Blanton Museum’s Soundspace program, featuring ten musicians playing violin, viola, cello, contrabass, and custom built instruments Weller has constructed himself in recent years. We recently caught up with Travis to talk about what […]

NMASS 2014 – An Interview With CotFG Creative Director George Pasterk

Church of the Friendly Ghost and the Salvage Vanguard Theater partnered once again to host their fifth annual New Media and Art Sound Summit (NMASS), June 12-14th, bringing together an eclectic multitude of positively weird and experimental media artists to Austin for the three day festival.  The presenting artists came from both near and far, […]