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XXVI New Music Miami Festival: NY-Based Loadbang

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 7:00pm

WLF - The Wolfsonian
1001 Washington AVE, The Wolfsonian - FIU, Miami, Florida 33139

TIME + ADMISSION
7:00PM Pre-Concert Discussion
7:30PM Concert

Free Admission thanks to a grant provided by the City of Miami Beach

 

DESCRIPTION

New York City-based new music chamber group Loadbang is building a new kind of music for mixed ensemble of trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, and baritone voice. Since their founding in 2008, they have been praised as ‘cultivated’ by The New Yorker, ‘an extra-cool new music group’ and ‘exhilarating’ by the Baltimore Sun, ‘inventive’ by the New York Times and called a ‘formidable new-music force’ by TimeOutNY. Creating ‘a sonic world unlike any other’ (The Boston Musical Intelligencer), their unique lung-powered instrumentation has provoked diverse responses from composers, resulting in a repertoire comprising an inclusive picture of composition today.

 

NEW MUSIC MIAMI ISCM FESTIVAL
We’re celebrating 26 years! This year, the festival runs from January 2022 through April 2022 and includes the presentation of music by composers from around the world, many of whom are present to discuss their music for FIU students and audiences. Info at nmmf.fiu.edu.

 

What does ISCM stand for?
ISCM stands for International Society for Contemporary Music. It is a prestigious international network of members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of contemporary music - the music of our time. Through ISCM, our members promote contemporary music in all its varied forms, strengthening musical life in their local contexts and making their music and its creators known to world. The ISCM embraces the diverse music of its many members without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, or politics.

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