The International Contemporary Ensemble plays its fourth and final residency at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Composers Nathan Davis and Phyllis Chen, fresh from a performance of their In Plain Air on the University of Michigan campus, team with bassoonist and the Ensemble’s Co-Artistic Director Rebekah Heller and saxophonist Ryan Muncy to discuss their recent collaborations and coach students on repertoire and chamber music. Performance dates TBA.
Rebekah Heller, bassoon
Ryan Muncy, saxophone
Phyllis Chen, composer and piano
Nathan Davis, composer and electronics
Performances and commissioning activities during the 2018-19 concert season are made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Howard Gilman Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Paul M. Angell Family Foundation, Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, Amphion Foundation, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Pacific Harmony Foundation, Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, The Casement Fund, BMI Foundation, 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 Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Yamaha Artist Services New York is the exclusive piano provider for ICE.