ICE saxophonist Ryan Muncy partners with Chicago-based Mocrep—a collective of virtuosic young musicians who use new music to question the aesthetic, social, and political facets of contemporary culture—for a program of works by Natacha Diels, Marina Rosenfeld, Alex Mincek, and Andrew Greenwald.
Natacha Diels (b.1981): Second Nightmare for Kiku (2013) for violin and two assistants
Marina Rosenfeld (b.1968): WHITE LINES (2003-ongoing) for ensemble and projected score
Andrew Greenwald (b.1980): 33 Words (2013) for soprano saxophone
Dai Fujikura (b.1977): SAKANA (2007) for tenor saxophone
Alex Mincek (b.1975): Ali (2010) for alto saxophone
Lee Hyla (1952-2014): Pre-Amnesia (1979) for alto saxophone
Ryan Muncy, saxophones
Bethany Younge, voice
Zachary Good, clarinets
Nick Meryhew, trombone
Amanda Bailey, violin
Lia Kohl, cello
Zach Moore, bass
ICE’s 2015-16 performances and commissioning activities are made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Howard Gilman Foundation, The Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, French American Cultural Exchange (FACE Foundation), the A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, The Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, New Music USA, The Amphion Foundation, The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, The Concinnity Fund, The Casement Fund, the BMI Foundation, the Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research at the Eastman School of Music, a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Yamaha Artist Services New York is the exclusive piano provider for ICE.