Percussion Masterclass with Outside the Box featured guest artists Third Coast Percussion. Open to all SIU students and faculty as well as the general public!
7:00 PM, Shryock Auditorium
Carbondale welcomes Grammy Award winning Third Coast Percussion as they kick off Outside the Box 2023. The quartet will showcase their latest, then be joined by SIU Wind Ensemble for the Southern Illinois premiere of David T. Little's RADiANT CHILD, conducted by Christopher Morehouse.
Third Coast Percussion
Saturday, March 25
7:30 PM, Shryock Auditorium
SIU School of Music faculty the Altgeld Chamber Players perform the music of guest composer Stephen Andrew Taylor along with compositions by Sean Harold and Christopher Butler. The evening features the video projection of Campos | Temporales, an intermedia collaboration between digital video animator Paul Hertz and composer Christopher Walczak. Joseph Bauer, bass, Christopher Butler, percussion, Jessica Butler, trombone, Anthony Gray, piano, Richard Kelley, saxophone, Eric Mandat, clarinet, and Douglas Worthen, flute, are joined by guest saxophonist Emily Rach Beisel for an evening of eclectic and exciting contemporary chamber music and electronics.
(Photos of Artists left to right: [Row 1] Emily Rach Beisel, Joseph Bauer, Christopher Butler, Jessica Butler, Anthony Gray; [Row 2] Sean Harold, Richard Kelley, Eric Mandat, Christopher Walczak, Douglas Worthen)
Campos | Temporales
Animation by Paul Hertz — Music by Christopher Walczak
Sunday, March 26
7:30 PM, Carbondale Community Arts Arstpace 304
Don't miss a concert of new compositions and improvisations by Eric Mandat and special guest saxophonist Emily Rach Beisel. Get ready for an evening of adventurous, experimental sound and electronics. The duo will be joined by members of the SIU School of Music Clarinet Studio.
(Photos of Artists left to right: Eric Mandat, Emily Rach Beisel)
Eric Mandat, Clarinet, Composer
Tuesday, March 28
12:00–12:50 PM, Altgeld Hall Room 110
Improvisation workshop with guest artists Wrest.
1:00–1:50 PM, Altgeld Hall Room 110
Impromptu improvisation by Jack Wright and Eric Mandat.
5:00 PM, Altgeld Hall Room 110
Enjoy sonic adventures by the SIU Improvisation Unit in concert, directed by Eric Mandat.
7:30 PM, Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall
Improvisers Jack Wright (saxophone), Ben Bennet (drums), and Evan Lipson bass) are Wrest. Our special guests have been invited to Outside the Box in order to bend your musical consciousness!
Thursday, March 30
7:00 PM, Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall
SIU School of Music faculty group the Altgeld Chamber Players perform the music of featured guest composer Dana Wilson.
Dana Wilson, Composer
Friday, March 31
10:00 AM, Altgeld Hall Room 110
Featured guest composer Dana Wilson hosts a seminar in music composition. Open to all SIU students and faculty as well as the general public. Join us!
7:00 PM, Shryock Auditorium
WORLD PREMIER of Wild Nights for chorus and wind ensemble by featured guest composer Dana Wilson. This and more as Outside The Box 2023 wraps up with an evening of music by SIU Concert Choir and SIU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Susan Davenport and Christopher Morehouse.
(Photos of Artists left to right: Dana Wilson, Susan Davenport, Christopher Morehouse)